Journal article

PBS outcomes measurement: A new taxonomy to support organisational implementation

Nick Hagiliassis, Mark Di Marco, Anne MacDonald

International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support | BILD | Published : 2019


Background: Whilst outcomes measurement is important to PBS, its application in practice is not widespread. A barrier to successful implementation is knowledge surrounding outcome measures that can be used feasibly in routine practice by PBS organisations. Method and materials: We propose a simple approach for the selection of PBS outcome measures that can be used by organisations. It is based on a taxonomy that considers three questions: What outcome area is of interest? Whose outcomes are we measuring? Whose perspective are we capturing? We analysed four current reviews/compendiums of PBS outcomes tools, selecting and categorising tools according to this taxonomy, in a way that meets pract..

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