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  • Training Series for Housing Staff Focuses on Employment, Creating a Culture of Change

    OhioMHAS Logo Increase housing stability among people with mental illness and substance use disorders by creating a culture of change and work in housing services. Our Center presents one-day training events in different cities in Ohio that are designed for staff and supervisors of housing services (e.g., permanent supportive & independent, transitional, adult care, emergency shelters, ymca & ywca). Others are welcomed to attend. This series is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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  • New Blog Focuses on Leadership, Best Practices for Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

    We've added a new blog feature to our website that's designed as an online learning community. We invite you to share insights, questions, and lessons learned from your work in behavioral healthcare, integrated primary healthcare, and related fields that provide services for people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders. / Produced with support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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  • New Resources Promote Housing Stability for People with Mental Illness, Addiction

    Nine new resources from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices can help you increase housing stability among people with mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorders. Get printed copies and free PDFs of new posters, mini-posters, and reminder cards. Display them in your offices and meeting rooms. Use them daily in your work to build self-awareness about your attitudes, thoughts, and communication style. Learn to keep your attention centered on residents.

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  • Become More Trauma-Informed with New Resources from Center for EBPs

    Four new resources from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices can help you, your organization, and your community become more aware of the importance of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC). Get free PDFs, printed posters and reminder cards, and online resources. Make the case for TIC. Use the tools daily in your work. Funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) as part of its statewide TIC initiative.

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  • Center Helps State of Ohio Expand Supported Employment for People with Mental Illness

    The State of Ohio is expanding its commitment to employment for people with severe mental illness and is turning to its Ohio Supported Employment Coordinating Center of Excellence at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices to help make this happen. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has received a five-year Transforming Lives through Supported Employment grant from SAMHSA as part of a national initiative to increase use of this evidence-based practice.

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  • Action Magazine Highlights Work of Center for Evidence-Based Practices

    Our Supported Employment initiative and EBP Champion Lenore Kola are featured in the current issue of Action Magazine of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Action Magazine focuses on the work of the Mandel School's faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends, and community partners. The School is consistently ranked among the top schools of social work in the United States. Find us in back issues, too.

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  • Trauma-Informed Care Arrives in Ohio

    The Center for Evidence-Based Practices has teamed up with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) to present a video-conference series about the six core principles of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), as defined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Attend our Center's trainings and learn how to change the culture of your organization to bring trauma-informed care to Ohio residents. This series supports OhioMHAS' statewide TIC Initiative.

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  • New Strategies for Heroin, Opioid Abuse among People with Addictions, Mental Illness

    Heroin, krokodil, and prescription pain killers are opioids that are commonly abused by people with addictions and mental illness. The epidemic of abuse in Ohio presents numerous challenges for health and behavioral healthcare professionals. Attend our Center's training events and access some useful resources and tools. Enhance your clinical knowledge and skills and improve recovery outcomes. This initiative is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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  • Promote Health-Behavior Change among People with Severe Mental Illness

    OhioMHAS LogoLearn to support health-behavior change among people with severe mental illness and addiction in your community with stages of change, motivational interviewing, and tobacco interventions. Our Center has added new dates to its "Breath of Fresh Air" training series as part of Ohio's initiative to promote integrated primary and behavioral healthcare. The initiative is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). Attend in a city near you: Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo.

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  • Stages of Behavior Change, Employment Promote Housing Stability

    OhioMHAS Logo Our Center presents an important training that provides an introduction to the effects of substance use and abuse on emotion, cognition, behavior, and employment. It explores stages of behavior and things to say and not say when encouraging individuals through a process of personal change. Increase housing stability among people with mental illness and substance use disorders. The training occurs on multiple dates at multiple locations throughout Ohio. This series is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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