At its core, the Research Program represents the integration of clinical practice, research, and training in order to improve the way we treat clients and contribute knowledge to the mental health community. Our research program has been active in documenting the effectiveness of our mental health service model since 2003.
Hamm Clinic's research data is utilized to:
- Make appropriate clinical decisions
- Monitor the course of treatments
- Evaluate outcomes of psychotherapy
- Provide evidence for treatment
Hamm Clinic safeguards client confidentiality in all aspects of its research. Research participants are identified by a number. Their name and any other identifying information remains confidential. Research data are kept in a secure location with access restricted to the researchers and their supervisors. No identifying information of any kind is ever shared with anyone outside of the clinic.