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Table 4 Program knowledge exchange practices and preferences (not mutually exclusive)

From: Program manager perspectives on the service system to meet the needs of youth with concurrent disorders: findings from a Canadian national survey

Strategy Currently used Preferred
  n % n %
Workshops/presentations 129 81.13 117 73.58
Discussion with colleagues 122 76.73 not asked --
Clinical literature/journal articles 99 62.26 69 43.40
Research literature/journal articles 88 55.35 63 39.62
Treatment manuals/service workbooks 75 47.17 not asked --
Meeting with experts 71 44.65 77 48.43
Needs assessment 60 37.74 62 38.99
Program evaluations 57 35.85 not asked --
Websites 56 35.22 99 62.26
Newsletters 20 12.58 54 33.96
Media 17 10.69 20 12.58
List serves 15 9.43 25 15.72
Social media (Facebook; blogs) 3 1.89 10 6.29
Other strategies 9 5.66 0 0.00
  1. Responses were strategies endorsed as currently used to inform practice or as preferred strategies for knowledge gained from research to be shared with them. N = 159