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Shared Decision Making Following a Large-Scale EBP Implementation Effort in Publicly-Funded Children’s Mental Health Services: A Focus on Latinx Caregivers


This dissertation used observational methods to examine shared-decision making (SDM) as a potential engagement strategy for caregivers of Latinx youth within the context of multiple EBP delivery. Results revealed that community therapists used SDM in most sessions about varied types of decisions, but only at modest levels. We did not find an association between global measurements of SDM and therapeutic bond elements.

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