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ERIC Number: EJ1034793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
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ISSN: ISSN-1073-1911
Development and Validation of the Mindfulness-Based Interventions--Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC)
Crane, Rebecca S.; Eames, Catrin; Kuyken, Willem; Hastings, Richard P.; Williams, J. Mark G.; Bartley, Trish; Evans, Alison; Silverton, Sara; Soulsby, Judith G.; Surawy, Christina
Assessment, v20 n6 p681-688 Dec 2013
Background: The assessment of intervention integrity is essential in psychotherapeutic intervention outcome research and psychotherapist training. There has been little attention given to it in mindfulness-based interventions research, training programs, and practice. Aims: To address this, the Mindfulness-Based Interventions: Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC) was developed. This article describes the MBI:TAC and its development and presents initial data on reliability and validity. Method: Sixteen assessors from three centers evaluated teaching integrity of 43 teachers using the MBI:TAC. Results: Internal consistency (a = 0.94) and interrater reliability (overall intraclass correlation coefficient = 0.81; range = 0.60-0.81) were high. Face and content validity were established through the MBI:TAC development process. Data on construct validity were acceptable. Conclusions: Initial data indicate that the MBI:TAC is a reliable and valid tool. It can be used in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction/Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy outcome evaluation research, training and pragmatic practice settings, and in research to assess the impact of teaching integrity on participant outcome.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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