Tag: Treatment Effecitiveness

Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

| September 7, 2014

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #5 of 6 (2:14 min.) Therapists need client feedback in order to increase therapy effectiveness Research has proven that systematic formal client feedback can improve results dramatically – sometimes doubling treatment effectiveness. Did you know that a major study on client feedback led to the national adoption of standards […]

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The Advantages of Electronic Records over Paper

The Advantages of Electronic Records over Paper

| April 5, 2013

I’m often asked, “What are the advantages of electronic records versus paper records.” Electronic records are a practice management tool that can give healthcare providers the advantage of transparency and simplified  outcome reporting. Studies have shown that clinicians can become more effective by the management and analysis of data involved in the treatment process. The […]

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PCOMS — The Four Secrets of Success

PCOMS — The Four Secrets of Success

| March 14, 2013

The Art and Science of Becoming a Better Therapist PART 5 (PCOMS) A webinar series by Dr. Barry Duncan Friday, March 22 at 1PM EST PART FIVE in “The Art and Science of Becoming a Better Therapist” webinar series. Dr. Duncan shares the secrets he has learned about how to successful implement the Partners For Change […]

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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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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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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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Times Are Always Changing –  Therapy Outcomes

Times Are Always Changing – Therapy Outcomes

| November 20, 2012

Times are always changing, and professions with them. One of the most persistent and pervasive of recent developments in the world of work has been the trend toward implementing meaningful measurements. As budgets shrink and competition grows, organizations of all kinds are asking: “How do we know we’re being effective? And who in our organization […]

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