FSW 118 - How Calgary Counselling Centre has used Outcome Data to Transform its Depression Program
This 90-minute online presentation will introduce participants to the use of routine outcome measurement in practice and ways that the use of the data can positively impact client outcomes. Calgary Counselling Centre’s Depression Program has been collecting outcome data for 17 years and the data provides a lens into ways practice can be transformed. The presentation will highlight ways data can be used to help client outcomes improve as well as increasing the likelihood that clients will experience improved, measurable results.
Robbie Babins-Wagner, Ph.D., RCSW, is the CEO of Calgary Counselling Centre and an Adjunct Professor & Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Social Work, UCalgary. She has over 3 decades of experience as a Nonprofit leader, therapist, and trainer. Her interests focus on Mental Health Outcomes, Social Finance, and Social Innovation.
Robbie has received several awards including the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, True Leadership Award for Mental Health and Addictions (2015); University of Calgary Alumni Achievement Award (2015); Grant MacEwan Lifetime Achievement Award (2017); and the 2018 Sessional Instructor Teaching Award from the University of Calgary. She is the author/co-author of more than 20 scientific articles and book chapters.
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Recognize routine outcome measurement
- Describe ways routine outcome measurement can be used to transform practice
- Identify opportunities to consider integrating individual and group counselling.