Tag: ORS

To Change or Not to Change? When to Change a Client’s ORS Score

To Change or Not to Change? When to Change a Client’s ORS Score

| April 24, 2017

Thousands of agencies, practitioners, and their clients have found MyOutcomes’ web-based application of the Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) to be a powerful tool. The process is simple. Using MyOutcomes’ extensive database, the feedback of all clients with the same initial intake score is used to predict an expected course of therapeutic progress. Deviations from the […]

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Is there no way to record and plot the ORS in Child Therapy?

Is there no way to record and plot the ORS in Child Therapy?

| February 24, 2016

How to record and plot the ORS for child therapy in MyOutcomes version 14 In the case of child therapy, it is often left to the therapist to determine whether the child is making progress. It is important that the stakeholders in those young children’s lives agree that progress is being made and seek other […]

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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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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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Using MyOutcomes® and Feedback Informed Treatment to create a culture of continuous performance improvement

Using MyOutcomes® and Feedback Informed Treatment to create a culture of continuous performance improvement

| July 4, 2014

This webinar will help you use MyOutcomes to facilitate a culture of continuous performance improvement through Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT). Specifically you will learn how: MyOutcomes‘ session feedback signals facilitate therapist self-evaluation Data from the SRS and ORS can be used to inform and direct clinical supervision Analysis of data helps practitioners discover the qualities, personal […]

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Feedback Sources & Aggregate Stats

Feedback Sources & Aggregate Stats

| July 15, 2013

A behavioral health practitioner’s workload is increasing dramatically as a result of today’s increased demand for mental health services. With limited time and with other things interfering with the ability to help clients achieve their therapeutic goals, it is imperative to be able to find information quickly and get results at the click of a […]

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Expected Treatment Response in a Graphical Form

Expected Treatment Response in a Graphical Form

| July 1, 2013

Expected Treatment Response in graphical form in MyOutcomes V11 for easier depiction of change Expected Treatment Response (ETR) or the predicted change in the Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) over the course of the treatment, that was previously referred to as the Trajectory of Change, now has enhanced features in the MyOutcomes version11 software that allows […]

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Feedback in Therapy and Technology

Feedback in Therapy and Technology

| July 1, 2013

With the advent of new technology and web-enabled devices like smart phones, iPads, tablets etc. the way we do things and store data has drastically changed. Healthcare in general and behavioral healthcare per se is also keeping up with this trend with more and more practitioners preferring electronic records over paper. The benefits are galore […]

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Outcome Rating Scale: Performance and Case Alert Reports

Outcome Rating Scale: Performance and Case Alert Reports

| April 25, 2013

The new MyOutcomes Dashboard enables users to generate real-time reports and case alerts for clinical, supervisory, and administrative purposes.  It is comprised of three sections:  Key Performance Indicators, Case Alerts and the Report Parameters section. The Dashboard provides supervisors and administrators with access to client progress reports by program, provider or location.The Key Performance Indicators section provides […]

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