Tag: Scott Miller

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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Strategies for Becoming a Highly Effective Agency: A Webinar by Dr. Scott Miller

Strategies for Becoming a Highly Effective Agency: A Webinar by Dr. Scott Miller

| April 1, 2014

  Strategies for Becoming a Highly Effective Agency A Webinar by Dr. Scott Miller MyOutcomes recently hosted a webinar where Dr. Scott Miller shared his strategies for becoming a highly effective agency. His findings are based on the latest empirical evidence and will help you, your staff or agency: Engage and retain difficult-to-reach patient populations Increase […]

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Therapists Don’t Learn from Feedback?

Therapists Don’t Learn from Feedback?

| September 15, 2013

A clinic director recently sent in the following question: “These measures claim to improve therapist skills, yet there has been a recent study showing that therapists did not learn from the feedback on the two measures (ORS and SRS) and did not improve their skills.

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Barry Duncan’s Views on MyOutcomes Version 11

Barry Duncan’s Views on MyOutcomes Version 11

| August 2, 2013

See what Dr. Barry Duncan has to say about MyOutcomes’ version 11 tool Doctors Barry Duncan and Scott Miller developed a simple yet innovative technique that focuses on the client – therapist relationship and the outcomes achieved as perceived by the client. This technique is known as Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy or CDOI as it is […]

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Achieving Clinical Excellence

Achieving Clinical Excellence

| April 16, 2013

Everywhere, mental health practitioner are being asked to do more with less; less money, less time, and less support. Are you prepared for the challenging times ahead? Consider joining us, this May in Amsterdam, for the International Achieving Clinical Excellence Conference. Learn how to respond to the new demands, as well as grow professionally, in […]

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Feedback-Informed Treatment designated as an “Evidence-Based Practice”

Feedback-Informed Treatment designated as an “Evidence-Based Practice”

| February 8, 2013

Feedback Informed Treatment has now become Feedback Informed Treatment EBP! FIT been added to SAMSHA’s official database of evidence-based practices. SAMSHA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have been reviewed and rated by independent reviewers. The purpose of this registry […]

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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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Can patients really give honest feedback on the ORS and SRS Scales?

Can patients really give honest feedback on the ORS and SRS Scales?

| January 23, 2013

One of the three most commonly asked questions about the ORS and SRS scales is “How can patients really give honest feedback to their therapists sitting right in front of them?” This question, like so many posed towards innovative tools like MyOutcomes, is really a question about reliability and validity. Though the question isn’t very […]

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Childs Version of the Outcome Rating Scale and the NHS Foundation Trust

Childs Version of the Outcome Rating Scale and the NHS Foundation Trust

| December 27, 2012

“Outcome Rating Scale is a measure of the client’s therapeutic progress and is a simple, four item visual analog scale that is administered at the beginning of each therapy session” World events continue to remind us of how important quality psychotherapy is to mental health. Over the course of the last half century or so, […]

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International Trends – Measurable Outcomes

International Trends – Measurable Outcomes

| December 20, 2012

One of the most persistent and pervasive of recent developments in the world of work has been the trend toward implementing meaningful measurements.  Organizations are asking “how do we know we’re being effective?  Measuring and reporting is now the norm in virtually all sectors; business, politics and health sciences, especially those that receive public funds. […]

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