ADHS will be performing maintenance on the Medical Marijuana systems starting on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 PM expected to be completed by Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 AM. During this time, Medical Marijuana Online Registry Applications will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance downtime may cause. If the process is completed earlier, the systems will be made available at an earlier time.

Division of Behavioral Health Services

Best Practice Advisory Committee: 2007 - 2008 Selected Practices

Statewide Adult, Child and Adolescent Practices

The Best Practices Advisory Committee has chosen the following practices for implementation during 2007 and 2008:

The Best Practices Advisory Committee advised the DBHS about Practices to implement for adolescents and young adults with the Department's two SAMHSA Grants: The Child and Adolescent State Infrastructure Grant and the Substance Abuse Coordination Grant. The committee selected:

Four Evidence Based Practices exist that agencies can select in proposals to the state to be implemented initially in selected agencies to iron out any implementation issues prior to a wider implementation. Initially, two agencies will be selected to implement the chosen Evidence Based Practice.

  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach
  • Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy
  • Brief Strategic Family Therapy