RTC-OM HCBS Outcome Measurement Briefs: The Basics of Psychometrically Sound HCBS Outcome Measurement (#4)

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Description

This brief introduces the importance of using measurement strategies and tools that are psychometrically sound in HCBS. The brief reviews the psychometric concepts of validity and reliability and discusses their potential impact on the information obtained from measurement efforts within the HCBS context. Recommendations focus on the need for careful consideration of the psychometric properties of tools used for HCBS measurement and using tools with strong psychometric evidence.

Suggested Citation

The Basics of Psychometrically Sound HCBS Outcome Measurement (#4). (2021). Retrieved from https://publications.ici.umn.edu/rtcom/briefs/brief-four-the-basics-of-psychometricaly-sound-hcbs-outcome-measurement

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Date
2/9/2021 
Type
Brief 
Publisher
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on HCBS Outcome Measurement (RTC-OM)