From Evidence-Based Practice To Practice-Based Evidence

The Research <> Practice GapThere is no denying that Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) have increasingly dominated the clinical landscape across the past 30 years. Originating from the early work of behavioral psychologists’ attempts to apply scientific principles to predict and influence human change, the field has now blossomed into hundreds…

New release: The Blueprint Diagnostic Screener

Quality mental healthcare starts with an accurate understanding of each patients' symptoms and experiences. While diagnostic frameworks such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5) provide a framework for evaluating and categorizing each individuals' mental health symptom into discrete categories, the truth is that landing on…

Update: New "Workshop" page on the Blueprint website

The Blueprint Workshop Series has been a cornerstone of our company's mission to engage and excite clinicians about the importance of measurement-based care. Through our free educational workshops held on a monthly basis, we have had hundreds of clinicians from around the country attend our previous events with great success…

How to practice measurement-based care: A step-by-step guide

“All this patient health information coming in from Blueprint is great - but how do I actually use this information to practice measurement-based care?!” This is a common question for many clinicians new to the Blueprint community - and for good reason. For many of us, integrating routine outcome measurement…

Sleep, Mental Health, and Measurement-Based Care

For many, a good night’s sleep feels more like a dream than a real possibility. But adequate sleep isn’t a luxury - it’s an essential component of physical and mental wellbeing. Over the past decade, the relationship between sleep and health has received increasing attention, as has…

Measuring Mindfulness: Choosing the Right Assessment for Your Practice

Although by no means a novel practice, mindfulness has quickly become a hot topic in conversations about mental health. Evidence that mindfulness training can reduce symptoms and improve quality of life abounds, but the task of quantifying that improvement is less straightforward. The ability to measure mindfulness accurately and reliably…