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  • New Resources Promote Housing Stability for People with Mental Illness, Addiction

    Nine new resources from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices can help you increase housing stability among people with mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorders. Get printed copies and free PDFs of new posters, mini-posters, and reminder cards. Display them in your offices and meeting rooms. Use them daily in your work to build self-awareness about your attitudes, thoughts, and communication style. Learn to keep your attention centered on residents.

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  • Training Series for Housing Staff Focuses on Employment, Creating a Culture of Change

    OhioMHAS Logo Increase housing stability among people with mental illness and substance use disorders by creating a culture of change and work in housing services. Our Center presents one-day training events in different cities in Ohio that are designed for staff and supervisors of housing services (e.g., permanent supportive & independent, transitional, adult care, emergency shelters, ymca & ywca). Others are welcomed to attend. This series is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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  • Center Helps State of Ohio Expand Supported Employment for People with Mental Illness

    The State of Ohio is expanding its commitment to employment for people with severe mental illness and is turning to its Ohio Supported Employment Coordinating Center of Excellence at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices to help make this happen. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has received a five-year Transforming Lives through Supported Employment grant from SAMHSA as part of a national initiative to increase use of this evidence-based practice.

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  • Action Magazine Highlights Work of Center for Evidence-Based Practices

    Our Supported Employment initiative and EBP Champion Lenore Kola are featured in the current issue of Action Magazine of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Action Magazine focuses on the work of the Mandel School's faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends, and community partners. The School is consistently ranked among the top schools of social work in the United States. Find us in back issues, too.

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  • Learn Motivational Interviewing to Build Trust, Relationships around Desire for Personal Change

    Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and improving physical health. Attend our Center's Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events. MI is an evidence-based treatment utilized in a variety of service settings and models (e.g., IDDT, ACT, SE/IPS, Integrated primary health, housing services, residential treatment). CEUs and supervision credits available. Presented by Deana Leber-George, MEd, LPCC-S.

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  • Trauma-Informed Care Arrives in Ohio

    The Center for Evidence-Based Practices has teamed up with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) to present a video-conference series about the six core principles of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), as defined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Attend our Center's trainings and learn how to change the culture of your organization to bring trauma-informed care to Ohio residents. This series supports OhioMHAS' statewide TIC Initiative.

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  • New Strategies for Heroin, Opioid Abuse among People with Addictions, Mental Illness

    Heroin, krokodil, and prescription pain killers are opioids that are commonly abused by people with addictions and mental illness. The epidemic of abuse in Ohio presents numerous challenges for health and behavioral healthcare professionals. Attend our Center's training events and access some useful resources and tools. Enhance your clinical knowledge and skills and improve recovery outcomes. This initiative is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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  • Thinking about a PhD in Social Welfare?

    Attend the Mandel School's "Doctoral Program Open House" on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6pm in Cleveland, Ohio. / The nationally ranked Doctoral Program of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (school of social work) at Case Western Reserve University offers excellent preparation for careers in social welfare research, policy, and teaching. / RSVP by June 9 / Learn about part-time and full-time study options; cutting-edge curriculum; financial support, much more.

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  • Promote Health-Behavior Change among People with Severe Mental Illness

    OhioMHAS LogoLearn to support health-behavior change among people with severe mental illness and addiction in your community with stages of change, motivational interviewing, and tobacco interventions. Our Center has added new dates to its "Breath of Fresh Air" training series as part of Ohio's initiative to promote integrated primary and behavioral healthcare. The initiative is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). Attend in a city near you: Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo.

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  • Prepare for Future of Behavioral Healthcare

    Some popular topics being featured in 48 workshops during our EBP Conference 2014. / Today's Spotlight! / Veterans Affairs in Ohio implements integrated treatment for co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness and presents five challenges and solutions  for systems change + Learn why effective team leadership includes more than supervision + Discover clinical solutions for the complexities of co-occurring disorders.

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