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A Checklist for Implementing Evidence-Based Practices and Programs for Justice-Involved Adults with Behavioral Health Disorders

This checklist helps behavioral health agencies assess their utilization of EBPs associated with positive public safety and public health outcomes. The checklist is divided into two sections:

Section One: Building a Cross-Collaborative System to Support the Implementation of EBPs helps behavioral health agencies determine if critical elements are in place in their systems to effectively implement EBPs and address the needs of clients who are involved in the criminal justice system.

Section Two: Assessing and Implementing Effective Programs contains a list of EBPs and promising practices and programs for justice-involved clients. Providers should identify whether their agency utilizes these key practices and programs, or whether they should be prioritized for future implementation.