Sustainability – Making EBPs Work in the Long-Run

Thursday 1:30 – 3:30

Presenters: Gregory A. Aarons, Lucy Berliner, Helen Best, Dan Fox, Nancy McDonald

University of Washington, Treatment Implementation Collaborative LLC, Lutheran Community Services Northwest, County of Chester


This 90 minute workshop will be a panel discussion on practical as well as evidence-based strategies for sustaining evidence-based practices (EBPs) in community behavioral health settings. The presenters will represent clinicians, agency directors, policy makers/funders, and implementation practitioners as well as implementation researchers. Topics discussed will include: Organizing supervision and fidelity monitoring when implementing multiple EBPs, innovative strategies to retain staff, and rebuilding after staff turnover.