Evidenced Based Practices in Behavioral Health



Evidenced-Based Practices in Behavior Health will provide a working definition and benefits for use by therapists, social workers, and counselors. The webinar will present a brief history of the impetus of use in Behavior health and why research has developed practices that have proven to be an effective treatment for many disorders often presented by clients. We will look at the arguments for and against Evidenced Based Practices and survey some of the current treatment modalities in use today.


  • Explain what is an Evidenced Based Practice.
  • Describe where and how Evidence-Based Practices emerged.
  • Discover why Evidenced-Based Practices moved into the mental health arena.
  • Show how managed care influenced Evidence-Based treatment.
  • Compare an understanding of arguments for and against using Evidence-Based Practice in treatment.
  • Apply knowledge of current practices for some disorders that clinicians often see.
  • Identify the efficacy of using Evidenced Based Practices and what might be beneficial for their use.

Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors

Content level: Beginner to intermediate

2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC & NBCC
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
OCDP Board # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to Intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1003
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
  • Section
    • Lecture.1
      Evidenced Based Practices in Behavioral Health Video Recording
  • Course Evaluation
    • Lecture.1
      Evidenced Based Practices in Behavioral Health Course Evaluation
  • Quiz
    • Quiz.1
      Evidenced Based Practices in Behavioral Health Quiz 15 questions

Rawson Carlin, B.A., M.A., M. Div., D. Min.; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (North Carolina #LCMHC-5278); Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (North Carolina #LCAS-1086); Certified Clinical Supervisor (North Carolina #CCS-603); North Carolina Problem Gambling Provider; National Certified Counselor #NCC-209297; Master Addiction Counselor #MAC-507109; Distance Certified Counselor #1464; and a DOT registered Substance Abuse Professional; and Ordained Minister with over 30 years of counseling experience. He is the founder and president of E Care Counseling, PLLC in Mooresville, NC where he is in private practice providing addiction and mental health counseling, supervises substance abuse counselors, and presents NAADAC and NBCC approved education for counselors via webinars.
Rawson completed a residential substance abuse treatment program over 40 years ago and has never had a slip or relapse. He directed Teen Challenge programs, faith-based therapeutic communities for clients with addiction disorders, for 11 years in three states, and has pastored churches. He has been active in substance abuse treatment for over 30 years including employed as an addiction therapist serving veterans for almost 8 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs, in-home crisis counselor, a counselor with Georgia Department of Corrections for 8 years, for 5 years as a counselor with a physician treating patients with opioid use disorders, and has also been providing distance counseling online for about 14 years. He is a public speaker making presentations at conferences, schools, and churches.