October 14, 2014 - October 15, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2014

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October 14 & 15, 2014
Cleveland Airport Marriott, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Our Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Conference is back by popular demand. "Conference 2014" will take place at the Cleveland Airport Marriott in Cleveland, Ohio. This two-day event will feature a keynote plenary session and over 40 workshops that explore introductory, intermediate, and advanced topics about implementing and integrating evidence-based practices (EBPs), emerging best practices, and other healthcare and behavioral-healthcare innovations that improve outcomes for people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders, including but not limited to the following:

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Supported Employment/ Individual Placement and Support (SE-IPS)
  • Benefits Advocacy and Planning (BAP)
  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment (DDCAT)
  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment (DDCMHT)
  • Integrated Co-occurring Treatment for Adolescents (ICT)
  • Tobacco: Recovery Across the Continuum (TRAC)
  • Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare (IPBH)
  • Much, much more


We will apply for CEUs for the following disciplines:

  • Cnslr
  • CPS (Certified Peer Specialist)
  • LPN & RN
  • OT/OTA 
  • Pharm
  • Psych
  • RCH
  • SW

We will apply for the following, as well: 

  • Supervision Credits
    • Cnslr
    • RCH
    • SW
  • Ethics Credits
    • Cnslr
    • RCH
    • SW


Conference 2014 is open to professionals from multiple disciplines, service settings, and systems of care who provide healthcare, behavioral healthcare, and other services to people with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both (co-occurring disorders).

Service roles

  • Direct-service staff
  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Clinical supervisors
  • Quality assurance professionals
  • Administrators
  • Policymakers
  • Peer supporters, specialists, and recovery coaches
  • Advocates

Service settings

  • Behavioral healthcare organizations (e.g., mental health and addiction services)
  • County board
  • Community health clinics
  • Psychiatric hospitals (state and private)
  • Hospitals
  • Criminal justice (e.g., police, courts, jail, probation, parole, corrections)
  • Residential
  • Housing

Professional disciplines

  • Mental-health services
  • Addiction services
  • Social work
  • Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Primary healthcare
  • Psychiatry
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Residential
  • Housing
  • Criminal justice
  • Vocational rehabilitation


The Center for Evidence-Based Practices (CEBP) at Case Western Reserve University is a partnership between the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve and the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine. The Center is the parent organization for three State of Ohio Coordinating Center of Excellence (CCOE) initiatives:

  • Ohio SAMI CCOE | Substance Abuse and Mental illness
  • Ohio ACT CCOE | Assertive Community Treatment
  • Ohio SE CCOE | Supported Employment

Participating Organization (s)

The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention, Research and Education at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University.


The Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University—and its Coordinating Center of Excellence (CCOE) initiatives—have been hosting conferences since the inception of the CCOEs in 2000. Participants at these events have come from approximately 17 states and overseas, including the following:

  • CA, CO, HI, IA, IL,  IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MO, ND, NH, NJ, NM, OH, PA, SD, TX & the Netherlands

Learn about keynote presenters, workshops, and conference participants from a sample of previous events.

  • Conference 2012 (October): Center for Evidence-Based Practices
  • Conference 2010 (October): Center for Evidence-Based Practices
  • Conference 2009 (March): Ohio Supported Employment (SE) Conference
  • Conference 2008 (September): Ohio SAMI/Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) Conference
  • Conference 2008 (March): Ohio Supported Employment (SE) Conference
  • Conference 2007 (September): Ohio SAMI/Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) Conference

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