Tag: evidence based practice

How Should We Be Training the Next Generation of Therapists?

| December 11, 2020

“We treat people, not disorders.” This is my favourite quote from the live Q&A section of #EPT2020 Great Conversations, A Bolder Model: How Should We Be Training the Next Generation of Therapists? with William R. Miller, PhD and Scott D. Miller, PhD. The question was “How can we shift therapist training from a pathology/diagnosis oriented model, […]

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The Path to Successful Implementation Winds On

| August 13, 2019

Interpreting MyOutcomes Data Having completed the first step in implementing the Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) system and the MyOutcomes software into your organization, you are probably feeling ready to begin the next step. After all, you and your staff have been using MyOutcomes for several months. You now find your coffers filled with FIT data. […]

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PCOMS in Practice

| March 26, 2014

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 and […]

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Not convinced of the highly touted benefits of Evidence-Based Practice?

| January 25, 2014

What is Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)? Evidence-Based Practice is an interdisciplinary approach to clinical practice, which is becoming more and more common since its formal introduction in 1992. It started in the medical field, as evidence-based medicine, before spreading to other fields such as psychology. The basic standards are that all practical decisions made, should be […]

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PCOMS – NREPP Accreditation Progress

| August 17, 2012

The science on which MyOutcomes is based, the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) has passed the second hurdle on the road to accreditation with SAMHS’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). NREPP’s Quality of Research ratings are indicators of the strength of evidence supporting the intervention. The quality of research category […]

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