ATLANTA, Georgia, July 1 — The EBP Society and Joyfields Institute jointly plan a Las Vegas Conference for human, social and justice services personnel. Joyfields will hold this 13th Annual Fall "PATHWAYS" Conference and Workshops on October 30 - November 1, 2019 for evidence-based professionals seeking to grow and earn accredited learning hours, and enhance their career by becoming Certified EB Professionals and Leaders. The event, which will be held at the fabulous Luxor Hotel Las Vegas, will help attendees learn proven approaches for producing sustainable behavioral change and uncommon client success.
"We are pleased to announce that Seasons Center for Behavioral Health has met the requirements for renewal of its status as a Certified Evidence-Based Organizations (CEBO). Findings during the re-certification assessment process indicate the organization continues to demonstrate a number of strengths in the five key components of an Evidence-Based Organization (EBO)", said Sobem Nwoko, President, Joyfields Institute. For re-certification, an organizarion is subject to a rigorous self evaluation overseen by an evidence-based expert evaluator. Specifically, the agency is;
"We are pleased to announce that San Mateo County Probation has met the requirements for renewal of its status as a Certified Evidence-Based Organizations (CEBO).", said Sobem Nwoko, President, Joyfields Institute. Findings of the reCertification assessment determined the organization continues to demonstrate a number of strengths in the five key components of an Evidence-Based Organization (EBO). For recertification, an organization is subject to a rigorous organizational self evaluation overseen by an evidence-based expert evaluator. Specifically, the agency is;
Building knowledge and use of evidence based policies, programs, and practices
Demonstrating of effective leadership
Organizational culture and assessment
Strategic planning, performance measurement, and program evaluation
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Grant Program totaling up to $23.4 million over the next 5 years. The purpose of this program is to improve outcomes for young children by developing, maintaining, or enhancing infant and early childhood mental health promotion, intervention, and treatment services. SAMHSA expects to fund up to 9 grantees with up to $500,000 per year for up to 5 years.
The Evidence Based Professionals Society today launched the EBP Networking Group, (EBPNG). EBP Networking Groups are local communities of professionals committed to the evidence-based movement who have an interest in evidence-based practices. In a statement, Sobem Nwoko, Founder of EBP Society, and President, Joyfields Institute stated, "In our year end vision survey and events nationwide professionals told us they want more localized programming, a way to address matters affecting them at the local level, and opportunities to engage others in the field where you live and work. This has prompted us to get the EBPNG going."
An EBPNG community may be established by any professionals who desire such a community in their local area. Evidence-Based Professionals Networking Groups;
are communities of local professionals in major metro areas engaged or interested in evidence-based practices
provide forum for these local professionals to network and interact with one another, and
provide forums for local professionals to share ideas and solve problems local to them
Mr. Nwoko added, "...professionals want to meet and network with others locally who, like them are serious about "what works". We encourage current and interested professionals in human, social and justice services field to take advantege of this opportunity to engage one another through the EBPNG. That's what this is about. We have whole package to help groups get started"
EBP Networking Groups are now forming across the country. Professionals interested in forming an EBP Networking Group in their area should send email immediately to [email protected], or call 678-720-2772 to for more details.
About EBP Society
EBP Society is the Society for Evidence based Organizations and Professionals. The society helps build capacity and enhance the careers of organizations and professionals in the human and social services fields by promoting adoption of evidence based and strength-centered approaches everywhere, providing efficient access to evidence based education and resources, and facilitating professional certification in Evidence Based and Strength-Centered expertise.
Its membership are organizations and professionals dedicated to evidencec based and strength-centered practices, programs and policies. Learn more about EBPNG's online
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YourVision of The Evidence Based Professionals Community
Last week I sent you the summary results of our EBP community survey. Your responses made clear to me the future of the EBP community is bright, and it holds tremendous opportunity for all of us engaged in it. We have reviewed the data and are using it to help prioritize our planning for the future. I hope it is helping you plan as well.
Listed below are some of the important actions you will see us take in the immediate future. There will be more down the road.
Mr. Sobem Nwoko, EBP Society president, stated that "As the title reflects our purpose with the survey is to help focus our efforts on how best to support practitioners and organizations in the field as the “infant” evidence-based movement evolves. We thank the community for embracing the survey and for their feedback and insights".