Leading PCOMS
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The Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) - A New Paradigm for Quality and Efficiency Improvement

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PCOMS TRAINING?

WHO WE ARE

The Partnering for Outcomes Foundation is a conglomerate of like-minded New Zealand social services along with Dr Barry Duncan, a co-developer of the PCOMS measures, the developer of the clinical process of using them, and the director of the organisation responsible for its evidence based practice status and scientific credibility. Barry Duncan’s Heart and Soul of Change Project conducted all five randomised controlled trials demonstrating improved outcomes and efficiency of the PCOMS feedback intervention.

 

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KEY PCOM POINTS

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Measuring a client’s progress to determine whether the intervention is helping them

Privileging the client’s voice as the most critical in any counselling intervention

Holding paramount that change is achieved and maintained by the client him or herself and not by the professional

Recognising that clients are 100% accurate in ascertaining the success of interventions

Using the client’s own [cultural, social] conceptualisation of wellness as an essential paradigm by which to determine their progress.

Recognising that not all health/social service workers are accurate in ascertaining the success of interventions

OUR TEAM

MORE ON OUR TEAM

Laurie Siegel-Woodward

Laurie Siegel-Woodward is the Executive Director of Partnering for Outcomes Foundation Aotearoa. She has experience implementing, presenting and training others to use and understand PCOMS. She is inspired by social justice and diversity and sees the potential for NZ to be a pioneer in operationalising them both through PCOMS.

DAVID HANNA

David Hanna is a fourth generation Pakeha, a partner to Bronwen Olds, and father of four children.  A central strand of his working life has been supporting people to develop and maintain healthy relationships that sustain vibrant human communities.

BARRY L. DUNCAN

Barry L. Duncan, Psy.D. is a therapist, trainer, and researcher with over 17,000 hours of clinical experience. He is Director of the Heart and Soul of Change Project

Moira Lawler

Moira Lawler is the Chief Executive Officer of Lifewise, a community organisation providing health, education, social services, and

collaborative community projects.

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Leading PCOMS
in Aotearoa

The Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) - A New Paradigm for Quality and Efficiency Improvement