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Outcome Rating Scale (ORS): results of preliminary research of adaptation of Outcome rating scale in Russian language for receiving feedback from the clients regarding changes during psychological practice 5483
head of social-psychological adaptation & development of adolescents, Center "Crossroads", MSUPE , Moscow, Russia
PhD, Researcher, Centre for Modern Childhood Studies, Institute of Education, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
PhD in Psychology, The head of the psychological support department, Centre for social and psychological adaptation and development "Perekryostok", Moscow, Russia
Psychologist of the Centre for diagnostics and consulting "Rost". Consultant of Russian network for harm reducation. Trainer at the UN agency on drugs and crime and Euraisa network on harm reduction., Moscow, Russia
Article describes results of preliminary research of adaptation of Outcome rating scale in Russian language. The Outcome rating scale is used in psychological practice providing feedback from the clients regarding changes in different areas of life, associated with successful outcomes of counseling. This measure is a visual analog scale and is easy to use in everyday practice. Data on reliability and validity for russian sample are presented. The scale showed adequate reliability (as internal consistency and retest reliability) and signs of validity.
Keywords: psychological counseling, client, feedback measures, reliability, validity
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