What It Means To Become an Evidence-Based Organization

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Program Summary

You hear terms like evidence-based programs, or methods, policies, or perhaps management and so on. Many use these terms arbitrarily without regard for what it really means. This is a brief program designed to teach the basics on what all these terms stand for and what being evidence-based means.

What You'll Learn...

  • To get clear on what it means to be evidence-based
  • How to meet key requirement funders and stakeholders have that's likely to jeopardize your future funding streams if not addressed now, and
  • The approach YOU too can use to become evidence-based even if YOU don't have funding!

This program is taught by David Myers, Professor and Ph.D Program Director, University Of New Haven. Dr. Myers also wrote the book, "Becoming An Evidence-Based Organization: Demonstrating Leadership & Organizational Growth", published by Joyfields Institute.

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David L. Myers, PhD.

David L. Myers, PhD, Professor & Director, Criminal Justice PhD Program, University of New Haven, & Author, "How to Become an Evidence-based Organization (EBO)"

Dr. Myers has taught more than 25 different courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, specializing in classes on research methods and quantitative analysis, juvenile justice and delinquency, and criminal justice policy, planning, and evaluation. He has published three books (most recently Becoming an Evidence-Based Organization: Demonstrating Leadership and Organizational Growth, Joyfields Institute for Professional Development, 2013) and over 35 journal articles, book chapters, or other scholarly works. His scholarship has appeared in such journals as Criminology and Public Policy, Crime & Delinquency, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, and Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Dr. Myers has presented more than 60 papers at national and regional conferences and is currently the Editor of EBP Quarterly, an online journal published by Joyfields Institute and the Evidence-Based Professionals Society, as well as Editor of Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency. He previously served for 11 years as Editor of Criminal Justice Policy Review (a peer-reviewed journal published by Sage Publications) and is a member of the Editorial Board of Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. He has received a number of grants and contracts to support his research, including funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency and the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Dr. Myers previously served as the Dean’s Associate in the IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research; the Interim Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies at IUP; the Interim Executive Director of the IUP Research Institute; and the Interim Director of the IUP Murtha Institute for Homeland Security. In the community, he has served as Chairperson of Indiana Area Communities That Care; President of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indiana County; and Advisor to Kids on Campus of Big Hearts Little Hands.

Dr. David L. Myers, PhD, is a Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice PhD Program in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven. He previously was a Professor with the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), where he worked from 1998-2016. He earned his PhD in 1999 from the University of Maryland, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and previously received a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Shippensburg University.

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Take This Course for $100

If you are already registered, click on the Enroll Now button above then click on the Contents tab to start the program

Program Summary

You hear terms like evidence-based programs, or methods, policies, or perhaps management and so on. Many use these terms arbitrarily without regard for what it really means. This is a brief program designed to teach the basics on what all these terms stand for and what being evidence-based means.

What You'll Learn...

  • To get clear on what it means to be evidence-based
  • How to meet key requirement funders and stakeholders have that's likely to jeopardize your future funding streams if not addressed now, and
  • The approach YOU too can use to become evidence-based even if YOU don't have funding!

This program is taught by David Myers, Professor and Ph.D Program Director, University Of New Haven. Dr. Myers also wrote the book, "Becoming An Evidence-Based Organization: Demonstrating Leadership & Organizational Growth", published by Joyfields Institute.

Free for members