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Ditching the Term "Engagement"

Mental Health Professionals frequently use the term “Non-Engagement” to describe a situation in which they struggle to access the mental health patient; in which they can’t get through. 157 more words

Clinicians: Why do we ride with them?

Through the years, many of us have ridden with clinicians or attended clinics as an auditor.  It’s fun!  It’s a time to get together with like minded riders of the same discipline to expand our knowledge base.  538 more words


Clinicians NEED an effective IT strategy

In the twenty years I’ve spent designing and implementing software, I can safely say that social service agencies tend to be under-served by their IT strategies. 259 more words


Clarity through Consoles

I recently received a pleasantly surprising e-mail from a clinician and colleague here at Child Guidance Center which read, “I feel like a six year old girl getting her Christmas gift early!” When you help manage an organization’s internal IT, the emails you receive typically contain more problems than praise. 276 more words

How research can improve patient care?

Life-changing research can only benefit patients if they receive an appropriate intervention (as part of normal clinical care)  implemented in the way it was designed. 324 more words


Point-of-Care (PoC): Is it the right move for your agency?

The right move…what does that mean? Let’s explore some scenarios. Do your clinicians and field staff currently use paper forms and assessments as a means of documentation for patient visits? 392 more words


Dear Dyslexia

We have been through a lot, you and I. From the age of seven we have learnt to get used to each other. Faced challenge after challenge together, but now as I look back I think of everything you have taught me, and now I want to share those lessons with parents, teachers and the children who have still got a long journey to go on. 488 more words