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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2075-3470

ISSN (online): 2311-9446


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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 6438


Milovanova E.A.
head of social-psychological adaptation & development of adolescents, Center "Crossroads", MSUPE , Moscow, Russia

Bochaver A.A.
PhD in Psychology, Researcher, Center for Modern Childhood Studies, Institute of Education, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, Moscow, Russia

Khlomov K.D.
PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Chair of General Psychology, Chief of the Psychological Health Department, Senior researcher, Cognitive Investigation Laboratory, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia

Pavlovsky A.I.
Psychologist, The Centre of Diagnostics and Counseling "Growth", 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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