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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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  • Ohio SAMI CCOE emphasizes need for focused clinical supervision, provides useful methods

    One of the hallmarks of effective clinical supervision is real-time observation of service providers at work in the community with consumers. Ric Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, tells a story from his experience that illustrates how 20 minutes of clinical supervision in the community with immediate feedback helped one team member refine her approach and transform a woman's recovery journey.

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  • MINT initiative helps set agenda for future of motivational interviewing in Ohio

    Three of our consultant-trainers joined the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) by attending a three-day training event at Atwood Lake Conference Center from April 29 through May 1. The Center for Evidence-Based Practices is participating in the MINT initiative as a way to add to the pool of advanced MI consultants and trainers in Ohio. MI is an evidence-based treatment.

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