Featured Practices

  • Assertive Community Treatment

    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice that improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric crisis and hospitalization, and involvement in the criminal justice system. Our Center provides consulting, training, and evaluation to mental health organizations in Ohio and other states that provide ACT services, plan to implement ACT, and wish to integrate ACT with Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT).

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Featured Events

  • Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1 (Columbus, OH)

    June 28, 2019 / 9:00 am to 4:30 pm / Columbus, OH / $60 for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio / 5.5 CEUs / "Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1" introduces the philosophy and essential constructs of this evidence-based treatment. Participate in skill-building exercises to learn MI's client-centered approaches for fostering change and responding to ambivalence to change among individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. MI is a core component of Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW of our Center.

    6/28/2019 - 6/28/2019

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Featured Stories

  • Managers of Housing Services for People with Mental Illness and Addiction Develop Trauma-Informed Culture with Training from Center for EBPs, OhioMHAS

    Providers of housing services for adults with severe mental illness and addiction (adult-care facilities and recovery housing) are building the capacity to reduce the impact of trauma upon residents and staff with a new training developed by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). The event, titled "Creating a Trauma-Informed Culture of Care for Housing Providers," will take place on 14 dates in 2018-19 in 7 cities throughout Ohio (Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Portsmouth, and Toledo), beginning in July.

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Featured Resources

  • ACT | Timeline for Implementation (Booklet)

    $0 / Free PDF / This 20-page booklet provides a timeline for developing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services during the first year of implementation. Use this booklet to guide your activities and to communicate with stakeholders inside your organization and in your community. This booklet provides an overview of and introduction to important tasks in the ACT implementation process. It also serves as a record (or checklist) of the incremental progress that you make over time.

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