Better Outcomes Now Blog

Assurance for Your Behavioral Health Quality Assurance Plan

Despite overall therapy efficacy, many clients do not benefit, dropouts are a problem, and therapists vary significantly in success rates, are poor judges of client negative outcomes, and, along with...

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4 Secrets for Implementing Measurement Feedback Systems

Successfully implementing change in any organization requires careful management. It stands to reason then that implementing measurement feedback systems in behavioral health agencies also takes a...

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Routine Outcome Monitoring (ROM): Five Strategies for Getting Started

Routine outcome monitoring (ROM) is gaining traction across behavioral health settings. Not only has research demonstrated increased therapy outcomes and efficiency, all three major accreditation...

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Introducing Evidence-Based Practice and Technology in Therapeutic Services

Evidence-based treatment (EBT) has a somewhat tumultuous history within psychotherapy for two reasons. First, it has been criticized for reducing clients to their diagnoses and therapists to their...

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New PCOMS Certified Trainer: Sterling Chick

  I am pleased to announce that Better Outcomes Now (BON) has a new Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) Certified Trainer, Sterling Chick. Congratulations, Sterling!

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¡El Manual de PCOMS ya está disponible en español!

Thanks to the translation efforts of Tatiana Casado de Staritzky and Teresa Gispert Escorihuela, we are very excited to announce that the PCOMS Manual is now available en español.

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How to Decrease No-Show Rates Using Client Feedback in Therapy

Let’s be honest, everyone dreads no-shows. No one likes to sit in an office waiting, and waiting, and waiting, only to find out no one’s coming because the client didn’t call to reschedule. Or even...

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PCOMS and Groups: 4 Steps for Success

  Two randomized clinical trials confirm that the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) improves outcomes and reduces dropouts in group therapy with both mental health and substance...

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A Perfect 10

Better Outcomes Now (BON) now enables a perfect 10 — a perfect 10 centimeters (cm) on the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) family of measures.

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Solution Focused Therapy, the Common Factors, and PCOMS

....a ménage a trois made in heaven...

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