The role of goal attainment scaling in evaluating family therapy outcome.


The role of an individualized goal attainment procedure as an outcome measure for brief family therapy is described. Establishment of a scale and assessment of goal attainment at six-month follow-up are reported in a study of some 270 families. Results support the procedure as being a reliable and valid means of examining the outcome status of treated… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-0025.1978.tb01335.x


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