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Has Routine Outcome Monitoring Implementation Caught Up with the Science?

There is compelling evidence from randomized clinical trials (RCT) that routine outcome monitoring (ROM) improves outcomes and reduces dropouts. In addition, benchmarking studies have suggested...

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What Distinguishes PCOMS? True Evidence and Client Privilege

Our beloved work is sometimes confusing because we have a knack for calling things by many different names that are essentially the same thing, a rose by any other name. Such is the case with...

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PCOMS & Integrated Care: Better Outcomes and Reduced Dropouts…Again

In this historical series of blogs, the previous post shared how several Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) randomized clinical trials (RCT) broadened the applicability of PCOMS...

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PCOMS Delivers Proven Results Across Populations and Problems

In this historical series of blog posts, the previous post shared the road to scientific credibility via the first 3 randomized clinical trials and the designation of the Partners for Change Outcome...

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Dr. Bob Bohanske Memorial Scholarship for Inclusion and Equity

Better Outcomes Now is pleased to announce the Dr. Bob Bohanske Memorial Scholarship for Inclusion and Equity. Dr. Bohanske was a champion of client privilege and worked over his entire career to...

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Putting PCOMS to the Ultimate Empirical Test: The RCT

  In this historical series of blog posts, the previous post shared how the first step toward legitimizing PCOMS in the larger scientific community, the psychometric validation of the PCOMS family of...

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PCOMS Training of Trainers Online Options Expanded for NZ and AU Colleagues

Given COVID-19, the 2021 Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) Training of Trainers Conference (TOT) is being held online in an eight-week course format. Due to popular demand, and in...

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In Memory of Dr. Bob Bohanske

Robert T. Bohankse, Ph.D., friend, colleague, and influencer without equal, died on January 4, 2021. Dr. Bohanske was Chief of Clinical Services/Clinical Training at Southwest Behavioral and Health...

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ORS and SRS: Understanding the Psychometrics

In this historical series of blog posts discussing the journey to client-directed therapeutic services, the previous post shared how the clinical process of the Partners for Change Outcome Management...

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Why Client Feedback Is a Strengths-Based Approach

My dear friends and colleagues, Drs. Jacqueline Sparks and John Murphy are our resident experts about using a strengths-based approach in clinical work. This blog post is based on their work and my...

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