About Evidence-Based Practice
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is using the best available evidence to guide clinical practice. EBP interventions are supported by rigorous research and offer more reassurance of quality treatment.
TTI emphasizes EBP’s in all that we do. Our consumers have a right to expect that any and all services they receive are the best possible.
TTI follows a number of Evidence-Based Practices including Assertive Community Treatment, Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Family Psychoeducation, Seeking Safety, Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Please see our training calendar for educational opportunities on many of our EBP’s. https://ttiinc.org/events/
See below for more specific information on TTI’s Evidence-Based Practices.
MORAL RECONATION THERAPY (MRT)
Moral reasoning is how people make decisions about what they should or should not do in a given situation. MRT is used in 50 states and 9 countries.
Some of the positive outcomes of MRT are:
- Reduction in Recidivism
- Reduced Criminal Justice Involvement
- Reduced Substance Abuse,
Enhanced Life Purpose,
Increased Housing Stability and Job Retention
TRAUMA FOCUSED - COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
TF-CBT is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma and their parents or caregivers. It is a components-based treatment model that incorporates trauma-sensitive interventions with cognitive behavioral, family, and humanistic principles and techniques. TF-
CBT has proved successful with children and adolescents (ages 3 to 18) who have significant emotional problems (e.g., symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, fear, anxiety, or depression) related to traumatic life events.
It can be used with children and adolescents who have experienced a single trauma or multiple traumas in their lives.
APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS (ABA)
ABA is an evidence based practice shown to be effective with individuals with autism. Positive reinforcement and proactive strategies are used to address areas including, but not limited to, the following:
Language Skills * Social Skills *Communication Skills * Academic/Cognitive Skills * Following Instructions * Peer Interactions *Following Daily Routines * Self-help and Daily Living Skills * Behavior Challenges
COGNITIVE PROCESSING THERAPY (CPT) FOR PTSD
CPT helps individuals recognize how trauma has changed their view about themselves, others, and the world. This treatment modality teaches individuals to recognize the negative thoughts that are created by the trauma and how to consider and create new, more balanced perspectives. Most people who complete CPT show a noticeable improvement in trauma symptoms.
ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT (ACT)
ACT provides intensive long-term, community-based, clinical case management services to adult individuals with the most serious and
persistent forms of psychiatric disorders, and psychiatric and co-occurring substance use disorders.
- Designed to help develop skills to achieve greater independence, enhance their self-worth & increase their quality of life
- Team-based treatment approach: Case managers, nurses, certified peer supports, and psychiatrist
- Team members make home visits from daily to several times per week,changing based on individual needs
- Skill building areas include: money management, supportive employment
services, personal care/safety, self-management and general wellness, and
- 24- hour access to ACT crisis intervention available