Chapter 8. Service-level change and outcome measurement

[Introduction to “Outcome Measures and Evaluation in Counselling and Psychotherapy”, created 20/5/21, work in progress until book launch. Do not make use of anything you find here until this warning disappears after the launch.]

Headings

  • A MULTI-PRACTITIONER SERVICE – CASE STUDY
    • Looking at a large dataset
    • Strategic approaches to managing data collection and analysis in services
    • Therapist identification: confidentiality and transparency
    • How to decide what to look for in your service’s data?
  • FOCUS ONE: OPTING OUT
    • Using scattergrams to explore opting-out
  • FOCUS TWO: ARE SOCIAL DEPRIVATION AND THERAPIST EXPERIENCE RELATED TO PHQ CHANGE?
    • Using forest plots to explore PHQ change by social deprivation and therapist experience
  • RESEARCHER’S EQUIPOISE – HOW NOT TO MIS-INTERPRET DATA
  • COMPARING DATA WITH THAT FROM OTHER SERVICES AND WITH PUBLISHED DATA