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A university-based research team partnered with a public-health administrator to improve access to depression treatment among impoverished, low-income mothers served by a state's maternal health clinics. The research team contributed their expertise in Listening Visits, an empirically supported treatment delivered by home-visitors. The public health administrator contributed logistical access to the maternal-health clinics, fiscal resources and credibility/accountability. Academic-services partnerships is a promising strategy to implement other evidence-based practices into clinical settings.

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This page is a summary of: Brokering the Evidence-Practice Gap: A Strategy for Moving Evidence Into Clinical Practice, Psychiatric Services, August 2018, American Psychiatric Association,
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201700416.
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