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Free Resource Reveals the True Path to Better Results

| January 10, 2021

Humility! Turns out it’s more than just a common quality of highly effective therapists, humility is actually a prerequisite! Studies confirm “professional self-doubt” is not only a strong predictor of both alliance and outcome but actually a prerequisite for acquiring therapeutic expertise. Speaking specifically to the field of psychotherapy in, Humility: The paradoxical foundation for psychotherapy expertise, the authors, Hook, Watkins, […]

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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…with Scott D. Miller

| March 15, 2020

  Recently, therapist and researcher, Scott D. Miller, PhD sat down and shared his personal journey to attain better treatment results. At one point stating “…I wanted to help people. Throughout my training and now 30 plus years as a clinician, I’ve struggled with the deep sense of responsibility that accompanies that objective.” Can you […]

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The Era of Average is Over!

| December 21, 2019

An RCT reporting reliable and clinically significant change instills a high degree of confidence in the results. So why does strictly adhering to a manualized EBP, with multiple published RCT’s in top tier journals, often fail to translate into even noticeable improvements in clinical settings? Experience suggests that the real world is more heterogeneous than […]

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Is there Client base for predicting ETR in Child Therapy?

| February 17, 2016

  Changes in MyOutcomes Version 14 for predicting the Expected Treatment Response in child therapy. In the earlier version of MyOutcomes, there used to be separate algorithms for child therapy and adult therapy but other than the clinical cut offs, the responses were neither significantly different nor predictive of success. The client base for predicting the […]

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Individual Sub Scales-Predictive and Clinical Utility

| February 10, 2016

Live consultation about Predictive Utility and Clinical Utility. Dr. Scott D Miller indicates that we only score on the ORS as predictive of the total score. If we are working with an individual who is not progressing, then we look at individual sub-scales to find something clinically useful, but that is not of any predictive utility […]

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FIT eLearning – An Introduction to Feedback-Informed Treatment

| January 15, 2016

FIT eLearning: An online solution designed to help practitioners take their practice to the next level The era of average is over! To succeed you have to be a cut over the rest… even in behavioral health services.This demands you be on top of technology as well as all the latest development in your field. […]

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The Relative Effect Size in MyOutcomes Version 14

| January 13, 2016

An overview of the effects of why the Corrected Effect Size has changed to Relative Effect Size As all of the statistics depend on the sample that you are compared to, earlier adjustments to case mix had to be made when they were compared to the median client progress, and so corrected effect size was […]

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The new accuracy of Client Status Report; no averages!

| December 23, 2015

Why Average Raw Change, Average Session Change and Average Service Change have been removed? Initially there were a few assumptions and experiments made with the client status report. Scott quotes: “Actually, an average doesn't really tell us anything and it does not inform the individual case.” He says that because earlier on there were not […]

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Advanced FIT Intensive Training 2016 by Scott D Miller

| October 16, 2015

Register now for the second offering of the Advanced FIT Intensive Training in Chicago, Illinois (USA) from March 17th – March 19th 2016 This three day long intensive training will focus on skill development as participants will receive detailed information on: • The empirical foundations of FIT (i.e., research supporting the common factors, outcome and […]

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