Strategies for Measuring the Quality of Psychotherapy: A White Paper to Inform Measure Development and Implementation
In the context of health care reforms that encourage performance measurement, a strong set of measures focused on psychotherapy could help stakeholders understand what psychotherapy services are delivered and if they yield positive outcomes. This paper discusses the advantages and challenges of structure, process, and outcome measures for psychotherapy. It concludes with several recommendations for advancing the measurement of psychotherapy.
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services