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  • Center for Evidence-Based Practices Advances Innovations for Behavioral Healthcare in 36 States, 5 Countries

    Staff turnover in behavioral healthcare organizations has always been a challenge for sustaining service innovations that improve quality of life and other outcomes for people diagnosed with severe mental illness and addiction to alcohol, tobacco, opioids, and other drugs. The Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University celebrates its 20th Anniversary helping service systems and organizations advance workforce development to support and sustain best practices that improve quality of life and other outcomes for individuals and families. / The Center is supported by the Ohio Department of Medicaid.

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  • Training Available for Ohio’s Expedited SSI & SSDI Program

    The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has developed the Expedited SSI & SSDI Program as a way to reduce the processing time of applications for disability determination for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. OhioMHAS is training community-based behavioral health providers in the state about the program, so they may assist eligible individuals. Ohio providers may request an in-person training from OhioMHAS to take place at their organizations.

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  • Prepare for Future of Behavioral Healthcare

    Some popular topics being featured in 48 workshops during our EBP Conference 2014. / Today's Spotlight! / Veterans Affairs in Ohio implements integrated treatment for co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness and presents five challenges and solutions  for systems change + Learn why effective team leadership includes more than supervision + Discover clinical solutions for the complexities of co-occurring disorders.

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  • Evenden and Gerhard Present Motivational Interviewing Training Series

    Additional dates for Columbus (5/14 & 5/20)! ... Join Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, and Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, of our Center at their Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events in Akron and Columbus, Ohio, from February 19 to May 21, 2013. Register online today. Participants learn MI's client-centered approaches for responding to desire for change among individuals with SMI and/or substance use disorders in a number of service settings (e.g., IDDT, ACT, Health Homes, other best practices). $60/event. CEUs and supervision credits.

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  • Probation Officers Learn Motivational Interventions for Behavior Change

    Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, of our Center will present a training session, titled "Why Won't My Clients Do What I Tell Them To?," at a meeting of the Ohio Chief Probation Officers Association (OCPOA) on Thursday, February 7. This session examines change from a client-centered perspective, drawing upon stage-wise principles (stages of change) and motivational interviewing. This training is designed for chief administrators of probation services and community control agencies and their staff.

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  • Housing Staff Learn Motivational Interviewing, Benefits Education to Enhance Outcomes

    This training series is designed for staff members and supervisors of housing services for people with mental illness, substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders (e.g., permanent supportive & independent, transitional, adult care, emergency shelters, ymca & ywca). The events take place from December 2012 to April 2013 and are free for individuals who work in Ohio. This series introduces you to Motivational Interviewing and Benefits Information and Education (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare).

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  • Sharon Milligan, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs.
  • Motivational Interviewing Inspires Curriculum for Promoting and Supporting Advocacy, Change

    A recent addition to the curriculum of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences explores in depth the process of change and innovation. It's a new elective course on Motivational Interviewing (MI), an evidence-based practice that is one of the best available to help individuals, families, groups, and organizations identify and move beyond their own ambivalence to change. The course is taught by staff members of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices.

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  • Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S.
  • Myers presents training series for motivational interviewing in southwest Ohio

    Join Consultant and Trainer Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S, of our Center at her Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events near Dayton, Ohio, in September and October 2012. Register online today. Myers is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Participants learn MI's client-centered approaches for responding to desire for change among individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Ideal for practitioners engaged in helping people change. $60/event. CEUs available.

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  • Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, consultant and trainer, Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University
  • Gerhard presents motivational interviewing training series in central Ohio, January to April 2012

    Join consultant and trainer Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, at his Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events in Columbus, Ohio, from January to April 2012. Register online today. Participants engage in skill-building exercises to learn MI's client-centered approaches for responding to desire for change and resistance to change among individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Ideal for IDDT, ACT, other best practices. $60 each event. Get CEUs & supervisory credit.

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  • Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, consultant and trainer, Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University, and member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
  • Evenden presents motivational interviewing training series in northeast Ohio, January to May 2012

    Join consultant and trainer Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, at his Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events in Youngstown, Ohio, from January to May 2012. Register online today. Evenden is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Participants learn MI's client-centered approaches for responding to desire for change and resistance to change among individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Ideal for IDDT, ACT, other best practices. $60/event. CEUs & supervisory credit.

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