Dissemination & Implementation Trials

Dissemination research is the systematic study of how to distribute information and intervention materials to a specific audience to increase knowledge and use of evidence-based interventions.

Implementation research is the systematic study of methods of promoting the adoption and integration of evidence-based interventions into routine clinical practice settings.

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DBT Dissemination Research

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Harned, MS, Lungu, A, Wilks, CR, Linehan, MM. (2016). Evaluating a multimedia tool for suicide risk assessment and management: the Linehan Suicide Safety Net. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Brodsky, BS, Cabaniss, DL, Arbuckle, M, Oquendo, MA, Stanley, B. (2016). Teaching dialectical behavior therapy to psychiatry residents: the Columbia Psychiatry Residency DBT curriculum. Academic Psychiatry.

Dimeff, LA, Harned, MS, Woodcock, EA, Skutch, JM, Koerner, K, & Linehan, MM (2015). Investigating bang for your training buck: A randomized controlled trial comparing three methods of training clinicians in two core strategies of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Behavior Therapy, 46, 283-295.

Dimeff, LA, Beadnell, B, Woodcock, EA, & Harned, MS (2011). Can Dialectical Behavior Therapy be learned in highly structured learning environments? Results from a randomized controlled dissemination trial. Behavior Therapy, 42, 263-275.

Dimeff, LA, Koerner, K, Woodcock, EA, Beadnell, B, Brown, MZ et al. (2009). Which training method works best? A randomized controlled trial comparing three methods of training clinicians in Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 921-930.

Hawkins KA, Sinha R. (1998). Can line clinicians master the conceptual complexities of dialectical behavior therapy? An evaluation of a state department of mental health training program. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 32, 379–384.

DBT Implementation Research

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Chugani, CD, Landes, SJ. (2016). Dialectical behavior therapy in college counseling centers: current trends and barriers to implementation. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 30, 176-186.

Landes, SJ, Matthieu, MM, Smith, BN, Trent, LR, Rodriguez, AL, Kemp, J, Thompson, C. (2016). Dialectical behavior therapy training and desired resources for implementation: results from a national program evaluation in the Veterans Health Administration. Military Medicine, 181, 747-752.

Ditty, MS, Landes, SJ, Doyle, A, & Beidas, R (2015). It takes a village: A mixed method analysis of inner setting variables and Dialectical Behavior Therapy implementation. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 42, 672-681.

van den Bosch, LM & Sinnaeve, R (2015). Dialectical behaviour therapy in the Netherlands: Implementation and consolidation. Tijdschr Psychiatr, 57, 719-727.

Herschell, AD, Lindhiem, OJ, Kogan, JN, Celedonia, KL, & Stein, BD (2014). Evaluation of an implementation initiative for embedding Dialectical Behavior Therapy in community settings. Evaluation and Program Planning, 43, 55-63.

Carmel, A, Rose, ML, & Fruzzetti, AE (2014). Barriers and solutions to implementing dialectical behavior therapy in a public behavioral health system. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 41, 608-614.

Swales, MA, Taylor, B, & Hibbs, RA (2012). Implementing Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Programme survival in routine healthcare settings. Journal of Mental Health, 21, 548-555.

Herschell AD, Kogan JN, Celedonia KL, Gavin J, Stein BD. (2009). Understanding community mental health administrators’ perspectives on dialectical behavior therapy implementation. Psychiatric Services, 60, 985–988.