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Outcome-Informed Evidence-Based Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook

By John G. Orme, Terri Combs-Orme

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 30, 2011

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Outcome-Informed Evidence Based Practice shows students practical ways to measure and monitor client progress and to use this feedback to help clients achieve their goals.

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:

1.)    BRIEF

2.)    COMPREHENSIVE


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Part I: Foundations of Outcome-Informed Practice

 

Chapter 1: Outcome-Informed Practice in Practice: Two Case Examples

Chapter 2: Introduction to Outcome-Informed Practice

Chapter 3: Why Evaluate Your Evidence-Based Practice?  

Chapter 4: Assessment: The Early Stages of Outcome-Informed Practice

 

Part II: Monitoring and Interpreting Client Progress

 

Chapter 5: Charting Your Client’s Progress

Chapter 6: Visually Interpreting Your Client’s Progress

Chapter 7: Single-Case Designs

 

Part III: Practical Methods for Measuring Client Progress

 

Chapter 8: Foundations of Evidence-Based Outcome Measurement

Chapter 9: Standardized Scales

Chapter 10: Individualized Rating Scales

Chapter 11: Behavioral Observation

Chapter 12: Self-Monitoring

Chapter 13: Summing Up


 

COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Preface and Acknowledgements

 

Part I: Foundations of Outcome-Informed Practice

 

Chapter 1: Outcome-Informed Practice in Practice: Two Case Examples

Case 1: A Foster Child’s Provocative Behavior

Case 2: A Depressed University Student

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 2: Introduction to Outcome-Informed Practice

Basic Concepts of Outcome-Informed Practice

Summing Up

Intervention Research and Outcome-Informed Practice

Single-Case Designs

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 3: Why Evaluate Your Evidence-Based Practice?

Why: To Obtain the Best Client Outcomes

Why: To Avoid Natural Biases

Why: To Improve Clinical Decision-Making

Why: To Prevent Client Deterioration

Why: To Bridge The Gaps In Evidence-Based Practice

Why: To Improve Your Relationships With Your Clients

Why: To Enhance Your Development As a Practitioner

Why: To Be Accountable

Why: Last, But Not Least: To Meet Your Ethical Obligations

Conclusions

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 4: Assessment: The Early Stages of Outcome-Informed Practice

Outcome-Informed Practice, the Scientific Method and Critical Thinking

Case Conceptualization

Diagnosis: A Limited but Often Necessary Tool

Conclusions

Chapter Review

 

Part II: Monitoring and Interpreting Client Progress

 

Chapter 5: Charting Your Client’s Progress

Constructing Good Single-Case-Design Line Graphs

Graphing Multiple Data Series

Using Computers to Construct Single-Case Design Line Graphs

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 6: Visually Interpreting Your Client’s Progress

Identifying Change and Making Decisions

Visual Analysis of Graphed Data

Within Phase Patterns

Limitations of Visual Analysis

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 7: Single-Case Designs

Did Your Client Change?

Did Your Intervention Cause Client Change?

Multiple Baseline Designs

Variations on a Theme

Follow-Up

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Part III: Practical Methods for Measuring Client Progress

 

Chapter 8: Foundations of Evidence-Based Outcome Measurement

Measurement

Measurement Error

Correlation

Reliability

Validity

Relationship between Reliability and Validity

Client Characteristics

Decide Who, Where, When, and How Often to Collect Data

Engage and Prepare Clients

Is the Measure Practical and Does it Contribute to Favorable Outcomes?

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 9: Standardized Scales

Overview of Standardized Scales

Examples of Standardized Scales

Evaluating and Selecting Standardized Scales

Decide Who, Where, When, and How Often to Collect Data

Engage and Prepare the Client

Scoring and Interpreting Standardized Scale Scores

Using Standardized Scales to Determine Clinically Significant Improvement

Using Standardized Scales to Evaluate Expected Treatment Response

Single-Item Global Standardized Scales

Special Considerations of Culture and Ethnicity

Using Standardized Scales in Groups

Computer Management of Standardized Scales

Advantages and Precautions in Using Standardized Scales

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 10: Individualized Rating Scales

Constructing Individualized Rating Scales

Decide Who, Where, When, and How Often to Collect Data

Engaging and Preparing the Client

Advantages and Precautions in Using Individualized Rating Scales

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 11: Behavioral Observation

Purposes

Deciding What Dimensions of Behavior to Measure

Deciding Whether to Collect Contextual Information

Deciding When and Where to Observe Behavior

Time Samples

Situation Samples

Analogue Situations

Using Practical Instruments for Recording Observations

Ensuring and Verifying the Accuracy of Observations

Setting Goals and Objectives

Advantages and Precautions in using Behavioral Observation

Conclusions

Chapter Review 

 

Chapter 12: Self-Monitoring

Purpose

Deciding What to Measure

Deciding When and Where to Measure

Selecting Instruments for Self-Monitoring

Engaging and Preparing the Client

Ensuring and Verifying the Accuracy of Self-Monitoring

Setting Goals and Objectives

Advantages and Precautions in Using Self-Monitoring

Conclusions

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 13: Summing Up

Measure

Monitor

Modify If Needed

 

Glossary

Appendix A: Selected Standardized Scales

Appendix B: Online and Published Resources for Standardized Scales

References

Author Index

Subject Index

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