Forman, E. M., Gaudiano, B. A., & Herbert, J. D. (2016). Pragmatic recommendations to address challenges in disseminating evidenced-based treatment guidelines. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne, 57(3), 160–171. The article provides simple yet helpful information on implementing evidence-based treatment interventions. There is a focus on the effective delivery of Evidenced-based treatment. Pay special concerns noted with the implementation of interventions.
Miller, W. R., & Moyers, T. B. (2015). The forest and the trees: relational and specific factors in addiction treatment. Addiction, 110(3), 401–413. This article provides a discussion of why we put less emphasis on discovering new interventions. There is a focus on the role of the counselor as a common factor in evidenced-based research. Pay special attention to counselor traits as a relational factor in the discussion.
French, C., Pinnock, H., Forbes, G., Skene, I., & Taylor, S. J. C. (2020). Process evaluation within pragmatic randomised controlled trials: what is it, why is it done, and can we find it?-a systematic review. Trials, 21(1), N.PAG. This article provides information on the use of process evaluations in research. There is a focus on the application of checks to ensure fidelity to experimental designs. Pay special attention to how process evaluations add value to experimental designs.
Maher, L., & Neale, J. (2019). Adding quality to quantity in randomized controlled trials of addiction prevention and treatment: a new framework to facilitate the integration of qualitative research. Addiction, 114(12), 2257–2266.
This article provides a discussion of how to integrate qualitative research into RCT. There is a focus on the value of qualitative data collection in controlled studies. Pay special attention to how developing the right research questions can improve the quality of the study.
Rosenbek, J. C. (2016). Tyranny of the randomised clinical trial. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 18(3), 241–249.
The article provides a discussion of how becoming overly reliant on RCT closes the door on innovation. This resource focuses on an argument for the importance of biopsychosocial model studies rather than a strict focus on medical model studies. Pay special attention to the meaning of translational research.