RSSORS/SRS

Beyond The Cloud: The Unsung Player in Data Security

Beyond The Cloud: The Unsung Player in Data Security

| August 12, 2016

Anyone unaware of the importance of securing personal data in the high-tech world of the 21st century has either been studying with some yogi in a cave in the Himalayas, living in a shack in the Canadian wilderness or has been lost in the Australian Outback since…well, since, at least, the turn of the century. […]

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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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Are clients with very high ORS scores considered to be at risk ?

Are clients with very high ORS scores considered to be at risk ?

| January 27, 2016

High ORS scores; a risk or not? The continuous high ORS scores are a good predictor of success and there are a large group of people who don’t experience a decline after early improvement, but it is good clinical practice to prepare the client in case it doesn’t maintain. This would then have a much […]

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Before and After the ORS and SRS – A new reporting feature

Before and After the ORS and SRS – A new reporting feature

| December 16, 2015

Overview on ORS and SRS – A new reporting feature Scott explains why we have gotten rid of the feedback messages we used to have in earlier versions, and why the signals have been changed from hands to simple dots. The earlier algorithm was an initial attempt made a decade ago to help therapists understand the […]

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The Addictions of William Shakespeare, Benjamin Rush & Robert Palmer

The Addictions of William Shakespeare, Benjamin Rush & Robert Palmer

| November 19, 2015

“Today, a working definition of addiction usually includes physical and psychological dependence, as well as destructive behaviors” By writing “The Effects of Ardent Spirits Upon Man,” Benjamin Rush created the foundation upon which the Temperance Movement was built. He also played a critical part in initiating the shift in how society viewed its relationship to […]

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Feedback in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Feedback in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

| November 4, 2015

The use of the ORS and SRS to facilitate better outcomes in mental health services Parents and family members are usually the first to notice if a child has problems with emotions or behaviour. Some children are not fortunate enough and have to deal with a childhood that is filled with displeasure, aversion, distrust, and […]

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Introducing “Email PCOMS”

Introducing “Email PCOMS”

| May 15, 2015

Email PCOMS – An innovative way to capture client feedback Based upon the valuable suggestions and feedback from our clients, MyOutcomes introduced remote client access in its May 2014 release. For remote access to the ORS (such as when therapy is conducted via phone) the provider can now give their clients access to the ORS […]

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Clouds, Seeing Both Sides

Clouds, Seeing Both Sides

| November 25, 2014

“The Cloud is a place to store data that is accessible anywhere and anytime, either wirelessly or via more traditional methods for accessing the internet” When I was a child, my parents frequently told me that I had my head in the clouds. I recall one time when they were less than pleased with my […]

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FIT and fitting the approach to the client

FIT and fitting the approach to the client

| October 10, 2014

“Fitting the approach to client involves responding to each individual client’s experience. Getting feedback is at the core of this approach” I am a long standing fan of Scott Miller and his work. We share an appreciation of the enormous contribution that Milton Erickson made during his long and productive lifetime and of the heritage […]

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Resilience Centre and Feedback in Therapy

Resilience Centre and Feedback in Therapy

| September 14, 2014

Measuring the effectiveness of work at the Resilience Centre At the Resilience Centre, we strive to provide an excellent psychological service for people from all walks of life. We are therefore committed to measuring and assessing whether our services are effective in meeting our clients’ goals. One way that we do this is by asking […]

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