Workshop 05 – Scott Miller, PhD – Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT): Improving the Quality and Outcome of Behavioral Health Services One Person at a Time
A simple, valid, and reliable alternative exists for maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of treatment based on using ongoing feedback to empirically tailor services to the individual client needs and characteristics. Research from multiple randomized clinical trials documents that this simple, trans theoretical approach as much as doubles the effectiveness of treatment while simultaneously reducing costs, drop-out rates and deterioration
- Learn systematic ways to assess the clients’ perceptions of progress and satisfaction so that therapy may be empirically tailored to the individuals’ needs and characteristics.
- Learn simple and reliable methods for evaluating process and outcome in treatment.
- Describe three ways for therapists to use the information about session-by-session impact to enhance the services they are delivering to clients.