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Feedback Informed Treatment in Group Settings

| November 23, 2020

The heart of Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT) is using information generated though routine monitoring of the therapeutic relationship and progress in treatment to adjust service delivery. With MyOutcomes® the standard Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) is used to measure progress reported by group members. To monitor the quality of the alliance, the Group Session Rating Scale (GSRS) […]

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Struggling to administer the ORS and SRS in remote sessions?

| October 10, 2020

I do not know of any other time in modern history where the need for access to mental health care in the world has been greater and, with the constraints of mitigation, harder to access. It’s no wonder this year’s World Mental Health Day campaign is Move for mental health: let’s invest. In the announcement, Dr Tedros Adhanom […]

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Managing Utilization in a Virtual World

| July 17, 2020

Providing Your Clinical Staff with the Support They Need When you purchase MyOutcomes for your agency it is usually because the evidence has convinced you that by integrating the feedback-informed treatment (FIT) model into their practices, your clinical staff will be more effective with their clients. The success of your staff and clients, in turn, […]

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What Makes a Super Shrink?

| June 24, 2020

Thanks to the seminal work of K. Anders Ericsson, and growing body of FIT Deliberate Practice research, we know it’s not just ‘good genes’ or the ‘right’ therapeutic model that make the difference, it’s effort spent in a reflective practice of looking for ways to improve performance. Over the years, I know MyOutcomes different dashboard reporting […]

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Add Another Layer of Security to Thwart the Bad Guys Two-Factor Authentication

| June 18, 2020

As if we didn’t have enough to contend with these days, cyber experts are reporting that the bad players…hackers, purveyors of viruses, e.g. as ransomware, and so forth…have upped their game. Whether it is state-sponsored theft of personal information or individual attempts to wreak havoc, the core motivation is the same…to cause harm. Regardless of […]

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Does Documentation Improve Treatment Outcomes?

| June 11, 2020

“I know we can help you successfully collect outcome data, the trick is learning to use that data to inform and improve care”, a phrase I often repeat during implementation consultations. That being said, just being able to successfully collect outcome data seems to have become the unofficially minimum standard. Believe me, I get it, just having […]

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Better Results: Using Deliberate Practice to Improve Therapeutic Effectiveness

| May 26, 2020

It’s been a long time now since Michael Lambert first said, “Let’s just measure them. Let’s find out. Who cares what model you use? Let’s make sure that the client is engaged by it and that it’s helping them.” At the time that was,…and for many still is, a revolutionary concept. More than 20 years later, […]

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Feedback-Informed Treatment in the Time of Corona

| May 15, 2020

The Better Results with Scott D. Miller Live Meet Up was held yesterday. Feedback-Informed Practitioners, from around the world, joined in to listen and participate in a discussion about Feedback-Informed Treatment and FIT Deliberate Practice. FIT Trainer and MyOutcomes Executive Director, Cindy Hansen was the host and moderator for this event. Scott D. Miller is […]

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Administering the ORS and SRS to Patients Electronically

| May 5, 2020

MyOutcomes Mobile is here to help you track and improve client outcomes, anytime, anywhere! MyOutcomes, the first web-based version of the Outcome and Session Rating Scales (ORS & SRS), was launched in 2007 as a simple routine outcome monitoring system. Popularized due to the broad application of the ultra-brief, progress and alliance monitoring tools, today […]

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FIT eLearning 2020 Innovations

| April 30, 2020

As many MyOutcomes users already know, we offer FIT eLearning, either as a standalone product or integrated into their MyOutcomes account. This is a self-paced, 12-lesson training course taught by Dr. Scott Miller. An accredited program with quizzes and exams, it teaches the feedback-informed model of treatment to therapists. Successful completion can contribute 12 CEUs […]

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