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Joseph Rogers
Joseph Rogers

Annette Williams
Annette Williams

Systems Advocacy: What It Is and How to Do It

In this audio-visual web cast, learn what makes a mental health service qualify for designation as an “evidence-based practice” (EBP), and why that matters to family members and other advocates. National experts describe how research evidence is “graded” to reflect its quality, characterize the level of evidence for NAMI family-led education, and discuss EBPs in mental health care such as supported employment. The leader of a statewide NAMI organization offers a family perspective on EBP, and discusses how to advocate for research to advance the status of promising practices in your community.

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