Empirically Supported Training Approaches: The Who, What, and How of Disseminating Psychological Interventions
Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008
© 2008 American Psychological Association
Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice
Volume 15, Issue 4, pages 308–312, December 2008
How to Cite
Chu, B. C. (2008), Empirically Supported Training Approaches: The Who, What, and How of Disseminating Psychological Interventions. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 15: 308–312. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2850.2008.00142.x
- Issue published online: 23 OCT 2008
- Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008
- Received October 8, 2007; accepted October 11, 2007.
- blended learning;
- evidence-based psychotherapy;
Cucciare, Weingardt, and Villafranca (2008) provide a review of the training literature and discuss the benefits of blended learning. Their discussion highlights the complex nature of training empirically supported treatments and identifies a number of decisions to be made when devising training approaches. In this way, their review emphasizes the how of training: how does an instructor teach treatment providers to optimize learning? The current commentary extends this discussion by describing the who and what of training to discuss what training components might be most useful for which potential clinicians.