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December 4, 2012

SKILL BUILDING

Training Series for Housing Staff Focuses on Motivational Interviewing, Benefits Education

—by Paul M. Kubek

We are hosting a series of training events for housing-services staff and supervisors who work with people with disabilities, especially severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The events introduce participants to Motivational Interviewing (MI), the evidence-based treatment, and Benefits Information and Education (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare). The events are designed primarily for  individuals who have not had exposure to or experience using MI or addressing topics related to benefits. We encourage the following to attend:

Service roles

  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Direct-service staff

Service settings

  • PSH/Permanent Supportive & Independent Housing
  • Transitional Housing
  • Adult Care Facilities
  • Emergency Shelters
  • YMCA & YWCA Housing

MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING (MI) SERIES

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S, is a consultant and trainer at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University, and a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Prior to joining the Center, Myers worked as a program manager in community behavioral healthcare in northwest Ohio (get bio).

 

Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, is a consultant and trainer at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University and a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Prior to joining the Center, Evenden worked in community mental health in northeast Ohio as a case manager, therapist, and clinical supervisor (get bio).

 

Steve Shober, BS, LSW, is a consultant and trainer at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices (CEBP) at Case Western Reserve University. Prior to joining the Center, Shober worked at Eastway Behavioral Healthcare in Dayton, Ohio, as a vocational rehabilitation specialist, job coach, and team leader (get bio).

"Motivational Interviewing: Application for Housing Staff" is a training event that occurs in four different locations in Ohio from December 2012 to April 2013. It introduces participants to the philosophy and essential constructs of this evidence-based treatment. Learn MI's client-centered approaches for fostering change and responding to resistance to change among individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

December 5, 2012

  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

February 13, 2013

  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

March 28, 2013

  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers, $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

April 29, 2013

  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers, $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

BENEFITS INFORMATION & EDUCATION SERIES

"Benefits Information for Housing Staff" is an event that occurs in four different locations in Ohio from December 2012 to March 2013. It introduces participants to basic benefits-planning issues and a framework for discussing benefits issues with individuals with disabilities (including SMI) who are considering employment. Participants will learn about benefits such as SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and Medicare.

December 12, 2012

  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

January 29, 2013

  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

February 19, 2013

  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

March 12, 2013

  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

OUR EVENTS

Consult our online event calendar for a complete list of upcoming training events from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University (click here).

 

 

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