Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Introduction to the DLA-20 for Clinical and Program Evaluation Purposes
Erin Rourke, MSW
Measuring and monitoring outcomes supports persons living with mental illness and substance use to manage their treatment. Further, evaluating outcomes on a programmatic level has become increasingly important in demonstrating effectiveness and promoting quality improvement activities. Learn how one functional assessment tool, the Daily Living Activities (DLA-20), can be utilized in treatment planning, monitoring progress in treatment, and evaluating programs.
Erin Rourke is a Continuous Quality Improvement Analyst at Region V Systems in Lincoln, NE. Her work focuses on measuring outcomes across a network of behavioral health providers. She is a member of a team engaged in efforts to promote efficient and effective mental health and substance abuse treatment for persons served. Prior to her current role, Erin provided care coordination for youth, young adults, and their families in a variety of settings. She received her master’s in social work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.