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 ACE, Achieving Clinical Excellence, Conference
May 2-4, 2018, Östersund, Sweden

This program might be subject to change (until the very last minute) due to circumstances outside our control.
PLEASE NOTE:  All conference presentations will be offered in English.

2nd May is preconference with Scott Miller and Bruce Wampold, no workshops 

3rd May, Conference: Day One, 09.00-16.00

15.00-15.45 Workshop session 1.1

1. Implementation
Thomas Bjørn Hansen, Denmark
Management of fit in organizations.
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2. Supervision
Laura Tang Jensby & Rasmus Møller & Susanne Bargmann, Denmark
 FIT-Supervision in an agency setting.

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3. When does PCOMS work?
Bram Bovendeerd, Nederland
Preliminary results of a PCOMS study in basic mental health care; effect-size, therapist-characteristics  & patient-perspectives 
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4. FIT in long-term social psychiatric setting
Find Blick Feldt Juliussen, Socialstyrelsen Denmark
 Using FIT in the prevention of threats, violence and use of force in social-psychiatric residential care facilities.  
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5. Children, collateral ratings
Marlene Stockholm, Denmark
 Going beyond therapy: Using FIT as a compass to stay on course in complex work with children and their families and network

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6. FIT in short-term therapeutic setting
Henrik H.Hansen & Catja Mosgaard, Denmark 
What would you do if you had only 5 sessions available?  Would you still use FIT?  Would you use it differently? Why?
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7. How does the consumer/client experience working with FIT, Video on User experience of FIT
Else Brunvand , Gritt Bonde & Jonas Friedrichsen​​​​​​​, Denmark
Discussion of the client experience working with FIT contributes to the treatment itself. 
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8.  When FIT does not improve outcome: Barriers to the effect of FIT in group psychotherapy for patients with eating disorders
Annika Helgadóttir Davidsen, Faroe Islands
Examination of results from research into investigate the effect of FIT in group psychotherapy  for patients with eating disorders.

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9. Differential Impact of feedback on practitioners
Kim de Jong, Nederland
Therapist characteristics, feedback effects, attitudes,  expectations, and outcomes.
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10. System-wide implementation in Swedish social authorities, Halmstad socialförvaltning
Erica Manderhjem, Sweden
FIT implementation: planning, progress, challenges, and possible explanations. 
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4th May, Conference Day Two

14.00 – 14:45 Workshop Session 2.1

1. Using FIT with survivors of torture and collaborating with an interpreter.
Tina Ammundsen & Laila Jacobsen, Denmark
Challenges of using FIT with individuals, whole families, and collateral raters.
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2. Criminal Justice
David Prescott, USA
FIT in Criminal Justice: What does and doesn't work.
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3. Use of FIT with People with Disabilities
Patrik Ulander, Sweden
Discussion considerations for both clients and job coaches using FIT in an supported employment program for people with various disabilities.
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4. Implementation
Kerstin Öqvist, Sweden
Using FIT  with teenagers who have risky behavior, substance abuse, and criminality 
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5. Meta -analysis of data from ORS/SRS
Ole Karkov Ostergard, Denmark
 Using the Partner for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) in psychotherapy: preliminary results from a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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6. FIT in substance abuse

Gun Eva Långdahl, Sweden
Working with addiction: Every client has something that they want to change, so how can we find it?

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15.00-15.45 Workshop Session 2.2
1. FIT in a physiotherapeutical/medical setting
Charlotte Krog, Denmark
Using FIT in a medical environment to understand factors that influence client wellness.
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2. FIT In Private Practice and Long-term Therapy
Jason Seidel, USA
Tales from using FIT in private practice: client reactions and modes of administration with a variety of diffreent cases.
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3. Wendy, 10 years on
Bill Andrews, United Kingdom
An Interview with Wendy Revisited: Insight from a therapist after 10 years of reaching fortherapeutic  excellence.
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4. Eliciting Feedback with young people
Liz Pluut, Nederland
Special issues involved when using FIT wifh children and adolescents. 
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5. Therapists' reactions to negative feedback
Heidi Brattland, Norway
What do we learn when a client voices dissatisfaction with treatment?

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6. Feedback Informed treatment in psychosocial  and job rehabilitation programs in Denmark
Irene Bendtsen & Helle Obbekær, Denmark
How the use of FIT can contribute to change in intervention and development for clients with severe mental health problems.
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7. The Working Alliance in Treatment of Adolescents
Von Borg, USA - Japan
Examining the role of the working alliance with youths as an  indicator of therapy outcomes.
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8. FIT in Out-patient Settings
Pauline D Janse, Nederland
Reviewing results of a study into using the Outcome Rating Scale and Session Rating Scale in out-patient care.
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This program might be subject to change (until the very last minute) due to circumstances outside our control.