Leonard Bickman, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Susan R. Douglas, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Dr. Leonard Bickman and Dr. Susan Douglas discuss how to utilize feedback in clinical care with youth and families. Drs. Bickman and Douglas summarize theoretical, research, and practice perspectives on the strengths and limitations of using feedback to inform practice. The speakers demonstrate how the Contextualized Feedback System (CFS) can be used in clinical encounters, session documentation, treatment planning, and supervision with youth and family case examples. Lastly, they describe five strategies for integrating feedback into clinical care to improve client outcomes.