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Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) Webinar Series

Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) Webinar Series

| August 22, 2016

The Fall 2016  Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) Webinar Series covers the basics of Feedback Informed Treament (FIT). Listed on SAMSHA’s registry of evidence based practices and programs, FIT has been shown to dramatically improve  behavioral health outcomes.Over the course of 4 one hour long webinars, Dr Scott Miller and colleague Cynthia Maeschalck will prvide an overview of Feedback […]

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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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MyOutcomes wins national innovation award for its UK implementation

MyOutcomes wins national innovation award for its UK implementation

| October 11, 2015

Only two days after the public launch of MyOutcomes®UK, Health-Factors is proud to announce that we have been honoured with the Medipex NHS Innovation Award for the field of mental health and well-being. Medipex is an innovation hub for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). The Medipex Innovation Awards provide a platform to showcase pioneering […]

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The Economic Value of Monitoring Patient Treatment Response

The Economic Value of Monitoring Patient Treatment Response

| March 11, 2015

How can monitoring patient treatment response lead to effectiveness in therapy? Mental healthcare costs are soaring day by day and year after year. In any given year, one in five people in Canada experiences a mental health problem or illness, with a cost to the economy well in excess of $50 billion. Studies have found […]

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MyOutcomes’ Apt App

MyOutcomes’ Apt App

| January 29, 2015

“MyOutcomes’ apt app can be easily downloaded onto any number of electronic devices a client might use” It is my recollection that when the first computers began appearing in the business world and the health professions, they were promoted as reducing paperwork and saving time. Of course, they really did neither. Software tended to be […]

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Generals and Psychotherapists: Brethren in Arms

Generals and Psychotherapists: Brethren in Arms

| November 14, 2014

Planning to Achieve Positive Outcomes in Therapy A while back, it was argued that one of the more negative consequences of young people smoking marijuana was the development of amotivational syndrome. It had been observed that pot smoking young people seemed to be apathetic and lackadaisical towards activities we consider to be important e.g. going […]

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Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Practice

Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Practice

| October 3, 2014

‘A Client-Directed Outcome-Informed practice is an effective and efficient way to tailor treatment to meet the individual needs of each client’ CDOI was developed by Drs. Scott Miller and Barry Duncan.  They recognized that “Improving your performance starts with knowing your baseline; that is, determining exactly how effective you really are as a clinician.  In truth, most […]

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