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  • State hospitals in Ohio bring new meaning to rapid job-search

    Vocational specialists from the State of Ohio's inpatient Behavioral Healthcare Organizations (BHOs) are putting to rest fears about symptoms of mental illness interfering with a person's ability to work. The specialists are exploring how they might help some people obtain or return to competitive jobs in the community as part of their transition out of the hospital, before discharge.

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  • Employer, employee team-up with onsite job coaching

    The Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland, Ohio is no ordinary park. It is a living educational museum. John is a participant of evidence-based Supported Employment (SE) services who works at the Farmpark. He has not missed a shift in over four years. His success is partly the result of the open communication he has with his boss, Beth Florian.

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  • The power of hearing a good story

    We are collecting audio recordings of service providers, consumers, and others telling stories of their experiences with evidence-based practices, other service innovations, and recovery. We invite you to share your story.

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  • Neighboring puts premium on IDDT fidelity, innovative outreach to homeless

    Neighboring is a provider of integrated mental-health and substance-abuse services in Lake County, Ohio, that has helped the City of Painesville find a sensitive solution for its homeless population. Neighboring is also the 2008 recipient of The Lynn Goff Spirit of Integrated Treatment Award. (Part 1 of 4 of an agency profile).

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  • Ken Gill, MSSA, LISW-S, LICDC, chief operating officer at NEIGHBORING. Gill is a 1982 graduate of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.
  • Board's-eye view: an executive’s perspective about EBP implementation

    Times are especially good for NEIGHBORING's Chief Operating Officer Ken Gill and his Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) team as they are being recognized for raising the standard of exceptional care in Lake County. Gill reflects upon the challenges of implementing IDDT, offers some advice, and shares two stories of consumer recovery. (Part 2 of 4 of an agency profile).

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  • Deana Leber-George, MEd, PCC-S, dual diagnosis program supervisor at NEIGHBORING.
  • Team Terrific: a supervisor’s perspective on recruitment, humility, collaboration

    Deana Leber-George is program supervisor and team leader of Integrated Dual Disorder (IDDT) services at Neighboring, a provider of mental-health and substance-abuse services in Mentor, Ohio. She reflects upon lessons learned during implementation of IDDT, provides advice for other supervisors and team leaders, and shares two stories of consumer recovery. (Part 3 of 4 of an agency profile).

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  • The IDDT Affiliation Code is assigned to consumers receiving IDDT services who are enrolled in the State of Ohio's Multi-Agency Community Services Information System (MACSIS).
  • Affiliation code more efficiently tracks consumer outcomes, IDDT effectiveness

    The Center for EBP's Ohio SAMI CCOE initiative—in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH), the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS), and the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County—announces the commencement of the IDDT Affiliation Code Initiative. The initiative gives agency providers, county boards, and State of Ohio stakeholders the capacity to collect data and to examine indicators and outcomes systematically.

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