Tag: Outcome Rating Scale

Early Change as a Predictor of Therapy Outcomes

Early Change as a Predictor of Therapy Outcomes

| July 25, 2013

“Clients who show little or no early change are at a greater risk of dropping out if corrective measures are not taken” The only way a behavioural health professional can improve outcomes is to know early on in therapy whether or not the client is benefiting from the treatment. The late Ken Howard, in the […]

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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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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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The OQ-45 and MyOutcomes

The OQ-45 and MyOutcomes

| February 28, 2013

The Outcome Questionnaire 45 (OQ-45) is one of several tools that have been developed to address the goals of evidence-based therapy. Even more so, this tool is similar to MyOutcomes’ Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) which itself was designed to work within the framework of the feedback-informed therapy model. Like the ORS, the OQ-45 is a […]

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Isn’t the ORS and SRS just a patient satisfaction measure?

Isn’t the ORS and SRS just a patient satisfaction measure?

| January 25, 2013

“Isn’t it really just a patient satisfaction measure and what do they tell you anyway?” is one of the three typical questions asked regarding the ORS and SRS, according to Scott Miller, who along with Barry Duncan, developed these two therapeutic tools. This is actually a two-part question that attempts to challenge the validity of […]

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