Researchers interviewed 26 mental health professionals about their experiences determining treatment effectiveness working with adults diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI). Providers articulated three predominant themes: the essential nature of the provider-client relationship, provider’s navigation of ambiguity, and the importance of provider flexibility and adaptability.
Williams-Wengerd, Anne; Hawthorne, Susan; Gunty, Amy; and Maples, Alyssa, "Provider Perspectives on Determining SMI Treatment Effectiveness" (2021). Psychology Faculty Scholarship. 11.