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July 14, 2014

HEALTHY LIVING

Promote Health-Behavior Change among People with Severe Mental Illness

—by Paul M. Kubek

Editor's note: This story first appeared on February 26, 2013. It has been updated with new information about this ongoing initiative. 


The Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University is adding new dates to its "Breath of Fresh Air" training series and "Tobacco Tuesday" conference calls to promote integrated primary and behavioral healthcare in Ohio. The series is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) as part of its Health Homes initiative.

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR | TRAINING SERIES

The training series, titled A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI, is free and offers CMEs and CEUs for health and behavioral healthcare providers in the State of Ohio. Learn to promote, support, and motivate health-behavior change among people with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI), especially those who are not yet ready or interested in change. This six-hour event will highlight the following:

  • (1.5 hours) Stages of change
  • (1.5 hours) Overview of Motivational Interviewing, the evidence-based treatment
  • (3.0 hours) Tobacco interventions, including medications to reduce craving and nicotine dependence

September 11, 2014

A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Akron, Ohio
  • Time: 9 am to 4:45 pm
  • Presenter:  Christina Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter:  Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S

Register

(An archive of events in this "Breath of Fresh Air" series is included at the bottom of this page.)


TOBACCO TUESDAYS | CONFERENCE CALLS

The Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series is designed to help health and behavioral healthcare organizations in their efforts to engage individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders in discussions about changing their use of tobacco products.

August 12, 2014

Topic: (Re)Invigorate Tobacco Interventions at Your Agency
  • Date: August 12, 2014
  • Time: 1 to 2:00pm
  • Location: Conference Call
  • Facilitated by: Debra Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S, and Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, of our Center
Learn More


September 16, 2014

Topic: Tobacco Interventions: Psychopharmacology Update Using Real-World Examples
  • Date: September 16, 2014
  • Time: 1 to 2:00pm
  • Location: Conference Call
  • Facilitated by: Debra Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S, and Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, of our Center
Learn More

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

The "Breath of Fresh Air" training series and "Tobacco Tuesday" conference calls are presented by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University with generous support from the following:
  • Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)
  • Ohio Office of Medical Assistance
  • Pfizer Medical Education Grant
  • Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

For more information about the Ohio Health Home initiative, visit the website of OhioMHAS:

http://mha.ohio.gov/Default.aspx?tabid=234


THE SERIES CONTINUES

  • Additional dates and locations for these events are being planned.
  • Join our mailing list to receive email announcements (click here).

ARCHIVE OF EVENTS

The training series and conference-call series began in March 2013. Below is a list of past events.

March 25, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More: (click here)

April 15, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Cincinnati/Fairfield, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More: (click here)

May 6, 2013 

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW
  • Learn More: (click here)

May 15, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Athens, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Presenter: Deana Leber-George, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More: (click here)

June 17, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Akron, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More : (click here)

June 26, 2013

  • Promoting Continuity of Care in Tobacco Interventions (Video Conference)
  • Location: Video Conference
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Learn More : (click here)

September 17, 2013

  • Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series
  • Topic: To Be or Not To Be Tobacco-Free: A Discussion of Tobacco-Related Policies and Procedures
  • Location: Conference Call
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Learn More: (click here)

October 3, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More: (click here)

October 15, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More: (click here)

November 14, 2013

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW
  • Learn More : (click here)

November 19, 2013

  • Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series
  • Topic: Great American Smokeout + 5 Simple Things You Can Do
  • Location: Conference Call
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Learn More : (click here)
March 18, 2014
  • Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series
  • Topic: Asessment of Tobacco Use Disorders: It's Not Just for Intake Anymore
  • Location: Conference Call
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD
  • Learn More : (click here)
March 27, 2014
  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Independence (Cleveland), Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More : (click here)
April 24, 2014
  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Presenter: Debra R. Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More : (click here)

May 19, 2014

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Maumee (Toledo), Ohio
  • Presenter: Christina Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More: (click here)

May 27, 2014

  • Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series
  • Topic:  E-Cigarettes, What You Need to Know
  • Date: May 27, 2014
  • Time: 1 to 2:00pm
  • Location: Conference Call
  • Facilitated by: Debra Hrouda, MSSA, LISW-S, and Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, of our Center
  • Learn More: (click here)
June 26, 2014
  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Promoting Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Time: 9 am to 4:45 pm
  • Presenter: Christina Delos Reyes, MD
  • Presenter: Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW
  • Learn More: (click here)

National Council

The National Council for Community Behavioral Health also sponsored a variety of training and technical-assistance events as part of the Ohio Medicaid Health Homes initiative, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).


Editor's Note:

This article first appeared on February 26, 2013 as "Health Home Training Series Promotes Health-Behavior Change among People with SPMI."  It has been updated with new information about this ongoing initiative.

Former URL: http://www.centerforebp.case.edu/stories/health-home-training-series-promotes-health-behavior-change

 

 

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