Better Outcomes Now Blog

Meeting Outcome Measures Standards for Behavioral Health Accreditation

Are you having accreditation nightmares about client-reported outcome measures? Don’t worry! The Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) and Better Outcomes Now (BON) have your back in...

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Why Clients Are the Best Teachers of Psychotherapy

A lot of recent attention has been paid to “deliberate practice” as a method to improve therapist performance. It is defined as individualized training activities specifically designed, usually by a...

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Remote Administration of Key Behavioral Health Assessment Tools: PHQ-9 and GAD-7

Better Outcomes Now (BON) is excited to announce that not only does the BON web application continue to allow remote administration of the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS)...

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Identifying Clients Most in Need of Therapy During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed how we provide behavioral health services, requiring therapists to limit face-to-face contact with clients and use telehealth methods.

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The Coronavirus, Telehealth, and the Future of Behavioral Health

As you are all now acutely and painfully aware, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed every aspect of our lives and introduced an ominous sense of uncertainty and fear for our loved ones. It also...

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BON est maintenant disponible en français: c'est bon!

BON Is Now Available in French: It's Good! Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Guylaine Séguin, psychologist at Hôpital Général Juif and Assistant Professor at McGill University, Better Outcomes Now (BON)...

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COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Services

These are troubling times. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed every aspect of our lives—not only disrupting things that we believed to be immutable (e.g., sporting events and travel) but also...

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An Evidence-Based Practice for Any Therapy Treatment Model

The Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) is an evidence-based practice supported by eight randomized clinical trials (and counting). Each of the eight trials unequivocally...

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Types of Outcome Measures in Mental Health

Measuring outcomes in behavioral health has become a quagmire of misinformation and marketing buzzwords. Given that the three main accrediting bodies (i.e., the Joint Commission, Council on...

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New PCOMS Certified Trainer in Spain: Dr. Tatiana Casado de Staritzky

The Better Outcomes Now (BON) team is very pleased to announce the addition of a new Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) Certified Trainer, Dr. Tatiana Casado de Staritzky! The...

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