I’ve Lost My Magic Wand and Other Confessions of a Mental Health Professional
Is what I’m doing for mental health in my practice working? Have you ever wondered if all of your effort and expertise is actually helping the individuals you work with get better? We all know the long-term effects of untreated mental illness, wouldn’t it be nice to know if you’ve helped mitigate those factors? By using Measurement Based Care methods we can objectively identify, treat, adapt and monitor the outcomes of our patients, answering the ‘is it working’ question definitively. So, where do we begin? If you’ve ever secretly thought “I’ve lost my magic wand,” “Change is hard” or “I don’t have time for that,” then this webinar, designed to overcome barriers to implementing standardized assessment, is the place to begin. Engaging for both leaders in behavioral healthcare and practitioners in private practice, attendees will learn the benefits of using norm-referenced measures to assess patients, identify the factors that are most important in evaluating an assessment and choose strategies that can make responsive evaluation a reality in any practice. Learning objectives: • Define the significance of using standardized measures to monitor client treatments • Identify the factors that are most important in evaluating the psychometric properties of an assessment • Implement strategies that make objective evaluation a reality within the context any practice Who should attend this webinar? This webinar is intended for Clinicians including psychologists, psychiatrists, primary care physicians, neurologists, social workers, mental health therapists, and other professionals whose work focuses on behavioral & mental health.