Second meeting of the ACORN Scientific Advisory Committee

On October 6th, a WebEx meeting was held to discuss how projects could be split up based on interest in the Scientific Advisory Committee. In addition to the regular ACORN team, we were joined by the following members:

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  • Christophe Cazauvieilh, Psychologue -Psychothérapeute
  • Heidi Brattland, Norwegian University of Technology and Science
  • Patrizia Odyniec, Universität Witten/Herdecke , Witten · Department of Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Simon Goldberg, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Washington, D.C
  • Thomas Probst, Danube University Krems , Krems an der Donau, Department for Psychotherapy and Biopsychosocial Health

Topics of discussion included:

-The virtues of using various stats programs for analsis (SAS, Mplus, SPSS)

-The formation of an ACORN SAC-European Division, consisting of Thomas, Heidi and Patrizia

-Jeb presented a prepared analysis which showed therapists in their second year split up according to "engagement" (how much they logged in to look at their data in our system).

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For an explanation of SAES (Severity Adjusted Affect Size), see Tak's video below: