On Demand Grand Rounds: Leveraging Measurement-Based Care to Optimize Child and Family Engagement and Mental Health Outcomes
This presentation was originally reviewed on November 7, 2022, and broadcast live online on November 9, 2022, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET.
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The most effective mental health services are a blend of science and art. Evidence-based assessment tools and psychotherapeutic interventions are foundational to achieving patient outcomes, but require clinical skill for selection, application, and adaptation to ensure personalized care. Unfortunately, research has demonstrated that our clinical judgment alone is insufficient to monitor patient progress and adjust treatment accordingly. Measurement-based care (MBC) is the routine use of patient-reported progress measures throughout treatment to guide collaborative decisions about treatment. This lecture will provide foundational information about what MBC is and how it can be feasibly integrated into mental health services to optimize patient engagement, goal attainment and treatment outcomes. Practical resources and tools in the public domain will be shared as well as implementation considerations across various settings and patient populations.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Define measurement-based care and list at least 2 reasons why it is important for high quality care
- Explain common barriers and implementation solutions to integrating measurement-based care in practice
- Identify resources and tools to support measurement-based care practice
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About the speaker
Dr. Connors received her Ph.D. in Clinical Child and Community Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) and in the Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine. Her work focuses on improving the quality of mental health promotion, prevention and intervention services for underserved children, adolescents, and their families in critical access points such as schools, community clinics and primary care settings. Dr. Connors is conducting research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health to select and test implementation strategies to increase the use of measurement-based care among school mental health clinicians based on participatory research methods and principles of implementation science. Her projects also focus on effective, strategic implementation of other evidence-based approaches in schools to promote student social and emotional wellbeing and resilience to adversity, stress and trauma. Dr. Connors has expertise with specific implementation strategies including learning collaboratives, effective training/technical assistance and ongoing consultation for clinicians, organizations and state agency leaders within education, health and mental health sectors. Dr. Connors is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she collaborates with the National Center for School Mental Health to advance research, practice, policy and training about comprehensive school mental health system quality and sustainability nationwide.
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Elizabeth H. Connors, Ph.D, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients during the past 24 months. She will discuss the Yale Measurement Based Care Collaborative, a free non-commercial resource tool. No products or services will be discussed in this presentation.
Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Elizabeth Ryznar, MD, MSc., Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Octavia Coit, MN, Heather Billings, RN, Lisa Illum, MLIS, MEd, and Jennifer Tornabene.
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Grand Rounds: Leveraging Measurement-Based Care to Optimize Child and Family Engagement and Mental Health Outcomes
Elizabeth H. Connors, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology)
Division of Prevention and Community Research
Department of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Originally reviewed November 7, 2022.
Originally broadcast live November 9, 2022, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
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