November 8, 2017
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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November 8, 2017 (11:59 PM) EST
 
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  • Regional Meetings for ACT | Assertive Community Treatment

    November 8, 2017 (Akron, OH) / $0, Free / Check for dates, times, locations of next meeting near you. / "Regional Meetings for ACT" are professional peer-networking events for individuals from multiple disciplines and systems of care who serve people diagnosed with severe mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorders. Participants discuss challenges and solutions for implementing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice, and community collaborations that enhance ACT services. / Moderated by staff of our Center. / Supported by OhioMHAS.

    11/8/2017 - 11/8/2017

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Regional Meetings for ACT | Assertive Community Treatment

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  • This event is part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) series presented by our Center.
  • More dates are available and being planned (click here).

"Regional Meetings for ACT | Assertive Community Treatment" are hosted by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University. These events are professional peer-networking opportunities that occur throughout the State of Ohio (see schedule below). The meetings are designed to encourage professionals from multiple disciplines, service settings, and systems of care to share challenges, solutions, and lessons learned while implementing ACT.

What is ACT?

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practices 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.

Learn more about ACT from the "Practices" section of our website (click here).

Networking | Sharing Solutions

"Regional Meetings for ACT" are frequently attended by individuals from organizations that have different levels of experience with the implementation of ACT services. The meetings help maximize efficiencies and outcomes because participants help each other replicate strategies that are getting results and avoid mistakes that have already been made. 


Your Next Meeting | The Schedule

What Region Are You In? Consult the PDF of our Ohio Regions Map (click here).

Northeast Region

  • Date: November 8, 2017
  • Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am
  • City: Akron, OH
  • Place: Summit County ADM Board (see Locations tab for address)
  • Moderator: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, of our Center

Central Region

  • Date: TBA
  • Time: 10 am-12:00 pm
  • City:  Columbus, OH
  • Place:  Columbus Developmental Center (see Locations tab for address)
  • Moderator:  Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, of our Center

Northwest Region

  • Date:  TBA
  • Time: 10 to 11:30 am
  • City: Toledo, OH
  • Place: Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital (see Locations tab for address)
  • Moderator: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S, of our Center

Southeast Region

  • Date: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • City:  TBA
  • Place: TBA
  • Moderator:  TBA

Southwest Regional

  • Date: TBA
  • Time: TBA
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  • Place: TBA
  • Moderator:  TBA

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Registration is not required. "Regional Meetings for ACT" are free and open to professionals in local communities who provide Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice for people with severe mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorders. The meetings are also for community collaborators who are interested in enhancing services for and outcomes among people with severe mental illness.

Service settings

  • Behavioral healthcare
  • Hospital emergency departments
  • Crisis services
  • Housing services
  • Criminal justice
  • Managed care organizations

Service roles

  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Clinical supervisors
  • Medical staff
  • Quality assurance professionals
  • Administrators
  • Policymakers
  • Direct-service staff
  • Peer supporters
  • Peer specialists
  • Peer recovery coaches

Professional disciplines

  • Mental-health services
  • Addiction services
  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Primary healthcare
  • Psychiatry
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Residential
  • Housing
  • Criminal justice
  • Vocational rehabilitation

SPONSORED BY

The "Regional Meetings for ACT" are sponsored by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University and are supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

 

 


 

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