Merakey Receives Evidence-Based Practice Program Designation!Congratulations to the Prolonged Exposure Program at Merakey’s Behavioral Health Outpatient services located at 27 East Mount Airy and at 11082 Knights Road, in Philadelphia, for receiving the distinguished EPIC (Evidence-Based Practices and Innovation Center) EBP (Evidence-Based Practice) Program Designation. Merakey’s status as an EPIC EBP Program Designated provider of the Prolonged Exposure Program is being shared across the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and Community Behavioral Health departments to reflect the significance of this recognition. Merakey received this recognition as a result of successfully passing the review process, which included addressing EBP training and consultation, EBP service delivery, and EBP quality assurance. The goal of the EPIC EBP Program Designation is to identify and roster providers who are offering high quality evidence-based and evidence-supported practices and to increase the number of individuals who receive evidence-based services. Click here for more information about the EPIC EBP Program Designation.
Prolonged Exposure (PE) is a form of therapy designed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. This type of treatment can be very effective in resolving symptoms that have occurred as the result of a traumatic event. Congratulations to the Behavioral Health team for receiving this important designation, and thank you for putting your heart and soul into exceptional care and services!