Measuring Quality of Care and Outcomes (3 CE’s)

Presented by Thomas Janousek, Psy.D.
December 6th,  1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

The course will discuss the differences between Quality of Care and Outcome and discuss how these two concepts relate to one another. This course will also discuss the current political climate related to these issues. There are no known risks associated with this presentation.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Compare the difference between outcomes and quality of care (QOC)
  • Analyze current trends related to tracking quality of care
  • Analyze and understand the current climate of the importance of QoC/Outcome tracking
  • Asses different QoC/Outcome measures and standards

Presenter Information

Thomas Janousek, Psy.D., is a staff psychologist at Acumen Assessments. He has specialty training in comprehensive psychological and cognitive testing; violence risk assessment; evaluating relational/interpersonal functioning; and conducting assessments aimed at identifying personality factors that impede individual performance. Dr. Janousek is a graduate of the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri where he completed his Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy and his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology. He completed his internship and post-doctoral fellowship specializing in the clinical assessment and treatment of high-risk populations and completing forensic evaluations for the Missouri Department of Family Services. Dr. Janousek has worked in a medicaid system which has been dependent on quality of care and he has developed instruments for tracking outcome data.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the NPTC Central Office, 3557 South Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.