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

| April 17, 2014
Using MyOutcomes® and Feedback Informed Treatment to create a culture of continuous performance improvement

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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I Can See Clearly From High Up On a Rocky Mountain Top

| April 6, 2014
I Can See Clearly From High Up On a Rocky Mountain Top

How therapists can attain their summit by regularly taking client feedback The other day, I told my wife that the two most important things I learned in graduate school were: 1) how little I know; and that 2) I had doomed myself to a life of perpetual student-hood. Put another way, every time I reached […]

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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

  Strategies for Becoming a Highly Effective Agency A Webinar by Dr. Scott D. 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 […]

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The Abstract Mind Written in Concrete

| March 31, 2014
The Abstract Mind Written in Concrete

Changes in the mind are possible to quantify and there are concrete forms of measurements to bolster this! René Descartes, often referred to as the Father of Modern Philosophy, created a model whereby behaviour could be investigated and described. His two main elements were the “body” and the “mind.” The body is essentially a machine […]

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PCOMS in Practice

| March 26, 2014
PCOMS in Practice

PCOMS or Partners for Change Outcome Management System is a SAMHSA approved evidence based practice and is a practical solution to both the therapist’s and the agency’s need for being able to measure outcomes and achieve desired results. It doesn’t change the way a practitioner works but makes their work better as it is atheoretical […]

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Moving to a Paperless World

| March 18, 2014
Moving to a Paperless World

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage! The world is heading towards a paperless domain and today cloud computing is an integral part of the workforce. From consumer-grade services like cloud email for example Gmail, document storage like DropBox, specialized enterprise services such as customer relationship management software similar to Salesforce.com to online banking; everything is on distributed […]

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My Intuition Says That PCOMS Evidence-Based Practice is The Best

| March 12, 2014
My Intuition Says That PCOMS Evidence-Based Practice is The Best

Why using evidence based treatment is the best way forward in psychotherapy! Most people are familiar with the thalidomide disaster of the early 1960s. Thalidomide, a drug developed in Germany and marketed as a treatment for morning sickness, had been distributed in numerous countries. It was scheduled to be released in the United States as […]

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One Small Step for MyOutcomes, One Giant Leap for Therapists

| February 26, 2014
One Small Step for MyOutcomes, One Giant Leap for Therapists

Detecting early change predicts success! One question debated in evolutionary science is whether change occurs gradually over long periods of time or do dramatic events bring about dramatic changes in short periods of time? Resolving this question isn’t simple as an incomplete geological record provides evidence for both. Given that these two explanations of change […]

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Engagement Is a Perfectly Fine State

| February 19, 2014
Engagement Is a Perfectly Fine State

A web-based engagement tool and much much more for therapists. I have this therapist friend Christy, who is smart, compassionate and highly capable. Everything one could want in a therapist. What impresses me, however, is her incredible talent for finding connections between things that, to most people, appear to be only loosely connected. For example, […]

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I’m Walking, Yes Indeed. I’m Talking, ‘Bout MyOutcomes and Me

| February 5, 2014
I’m Walking, Yes Indeed. I’m Talking, ‘Bout MyOutcomes and Me

The importance of feedback in achieving successful outcomes Walking from one end of a room to some specific point on the opposite side of the room would be a simple task for most individuals. Even adding a couple of obstacles to step over or around wouldn’t make the task that much more difficult. But what […]

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