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Changing paradigms from empirically supported treatment to evidence-based practice A cultural perspective

Psychotherapy research guidelines have a profound impact on research, training, and practice, and they also influence reimbursement decisions that can have ethical and legal consequences. Furthermore, research guidelines have implications for the treatment of culturally diverse groups. Unfortunately, these implications have often been overlooked. Therefore, this article contrasts the impact of two prominent research guidelines on the development of culturally sensitive psychotherapies: (a) empirically supported treatments (ESTs) developed in 1995 by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology; Task Force on Promotion and Dissemination of Psychological Procedures, 1995), and (b) evidence-based practice in psychology (EBPP) developed by the APA... Show More
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