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  • Ohio Expands Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) with Training Series, Learning Communities from Center for EBPs

    The State of Ohio continues to make Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) a top priority for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric crisis and hospitalization, and involvement in the criminal justice system. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Department of Medicaid are supporting the implementation of ACT in local communities with help from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University. Our Center is providing consultation, evaluation, training, and learning communities for behavioral healthcare organizations that are implementing ACT or thinking about starting the process.

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  • Supported Employment in Ohio Gets Boost with Training Series

    The State of Ohio continues to expand its commitment to employment for people with severe mental illness, and the Center for Evidence-Based Practices is helping to make this happen with consulting and evaluation services and a statewide training initiative. The training series is designed for organizations implementing Supported Employment/Individual Placement and Support (SE/IPS), the evidence-based practice. The series is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. / Next up: September 29 & 30, 2016 in Columbus, OH.

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

    OhioMHAS LogoAug 30 & Sept 13 in Athens, OH; Sept 14 & Oct 6 in Mentor, OH / 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., ACT, IDDT, SE/IPS, Integrated primary health, housing services, residential treatment). / 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 21, 2016 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 14 / Learn about part-time and full-time study options; cutting-edge curriculum; financial support, much more.

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

    OhioMHAS Logo New training dates added to this series: June 21 & 29! / 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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  • New Blog Focuses on Leadership, Best Practices for Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

    We've added a new blog feature to our website that's designed as an online learning community. We invite you to share insights, questions, and lessons learned from your work in behavioral healthcare, integrated primary healthcare, and related fields that provide services for people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders. / Produced with support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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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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  • Become More Trauma-Informed with New Resources from Center for EBPs

    Four new resources from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices can help you, your organization, and your community become more aware of the importance of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC). Get free PDFs, printed posters and reminder cards, and online resources. Make the case for TIC. Use the tools daily in your work. Funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) as part of its statewide TIC initiative.

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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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