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Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

| October 5, 2016

How to reach your pinnacle of success in therapy? Should therapists continually seek training in order to be able to make any significant difference to their client’s outcomes and reach their pinnacle of success as a therapist? What role do training and experience actually play in therapy? Being a therapist is not easy! It involves […]

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Tracking Patient Outcomes – How looking at the dropout rate affects the Post Effect Size and how it is related to deliberate practice

Tracking Patient Outcomes – How looking at the dropout rate affects the Post Effect Size and how it is related to deliberate practice

| September 6, 2016

An Overview to Tracking Patient Outcomes Tracking Patient Outcomes, Dr. Scott D Miller says that looking at the dropout rate in MyOutcomes Version14 is useful, as it gives the therapist time to reflect on what to do so as to keep the client engaged in the therapy for longer, thereby helping the client to maintain […]

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Individual Sub Scales-Predictive and Clinical Utility

Individual Sub Scales-Predictive and Clinical Utility

| February 10, 2016

Live consultation about Predictive Utility and Clinical Utility. Dr. Scott D Miller indicates that we only score on the ORS as predictive of the total score. If we are working with an individual who is not progressing, then we look at individual sub-scales to find something clinically useful, but that is not of any predictive utility […]

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The new accuracy of Client Status Report; no averages!

The new accuracy of Client Status Report; no averages!

| December 23, 2015

Why Average Raw Change, Average Session Change and Average Service Change have been removed? Initially there were a few assumptions and experiments made with the client status report. Scott quotes: “Actually, an average doesn’t really tell us anything and it does not inform the individual case.” He says that because earlier on there were not […]

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Introduction to the new features in MyOutcomes Version 14 therapy assessment tool

Introduction to the new features in MyOutcomes Version 14 therapy assessment tool

| December 1, 2015

In the clip below from a recent live client consultation with Dr.Scott D. Miller, MyOutcomes VP, Cindy Hansen familiarizes us with the new reporting features available in Version 14 of MyOutcomes® therapy assessment tool. Changes in the therapy assessment tool Include: A Scatter Plot where the clinicians can see their client’s status on a single […]

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Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

| September 7, 2014

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #5 of 6 (2:14 min.) Therapists need client feedback in order to increase therapy effectiveness Research has proven that systematic formal client feedback can improve results dramatically – sometimes doubling treatment effectiveness. Did you know that a major study on client feedback led to the national adoption of standards […]

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What is feedback, and why do we need it in therapy?

What is feedback, and why do we need it in therapy?

| August 12, 2014

What is feedback and Why do we need feedback in therapy? Being associated with an organization that focuses so much on evidence based therapy I naturally got inquisitive about how did all this start? I mean who coined the term feedback, why and how was it used initially, how much is it being used in […]

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An eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience

An eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience

| June 24, 2014

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #2 of 6 (1:55 min.) An eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience The eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience is it has long been known that professional training and discipline don’t make much of a difference to outcome. What about experience? Surely, years […]

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Is there a mental-health ‘Holy Grail’?

Is there a mental-health ‘Holy Grail’?

| May 28, 2014

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #1 of 6 (2:17 min.) There is no such thing as a mental-health ‘Holy Grail’. As simple as it sounds, most therapists get into the therapy business because they want to help people. And most have a deep desire to become better at what they do. So how […]

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Track your cumulative career development by collecting outcome data

Track your cumulative career development by collecting outcome data

| November 6, 2012

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series – Client outcome data Video #6 of 6 (2:06 min.) Most therapists assume that they’re getting better over time. It’s really difficult to know this for sure unless there’s some type of measurement. When it comes to therapy the most effective measurement is the client themselves. No one has […]

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