Course Description

Providing services and supports that facilitate positive self-identity, functional skills, and full participation in the community is the goal of contemporary service. Evidence-Based Practices analyzes the scientific evidence of intervention practices in relation to the tenets of best practices. The course describes the purpose and scope of assistive technology for young children with disabilities and their use to facilitate development and independence by increasing the level of participation in everyday routines and activities.

Course Objectives


By the end of the course, successful students will be able to:

  • Describe evidence-based practice (EBP), including its importance and practice implications 
  • Apply a variety of contemporary evidence based service delivery models 
  • Use databases to gather evidence in support of early intervention practices 
  • Identify and evaluate contemporary strategies used to analyze available evidence 
  • Recognize the advantages and limitations of current evidence and sources of information 



Course Registration

Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Early Intervention in order to register for this course.

Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.

Course Format

Evidence-Based Practices is an online course. Registered program participants must log in to Blackboard to access the course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Jan 08, 2024 to Apr 22, 2024
Contact Hours
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,000.00 Click here to get more information
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