ERIC Number: ED465807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Essentials of Outcome Assessment. Essentials of Mental Health Practice Series.
Ogles, Benjamin M.; Lambert, Michael J.; Fields, Scott A.
This book provides crucial information about selecting and administering outcome assessment measures, collecting and interpreting data, and using outcome information in practice. It provides the information mental health professionals need to practice knowledgeably, efficiently, and ethically in todays' behavioral health environment. The chapters are: (1) Overview of Outcome Assessment; (2) Selecting an Outcome Measure; (3) Setting Up Data Collection Procedures; (4) Using Outcome Data To Inform Practice; (5) Other Clinical Applications of Outcome Data; (6) Illustrative Clinical Examples; and (7) Conclusions. A 14-item annotated bibliography is included. (Contains 8 tables, 14 figures, and 184 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Mental Health, Outcomes of Treatment, Selection
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Support Staff
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Note: Alan S. Kaufman & Nadeen L. Kaufman, Founding Editors.