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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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  • Managers of Housing Services for People with Mental Illness and Addiction Develop Trauma-Informed Culture with Training from Center for EBPs, OhioMHAS

    Providers of housing services for adults with severe mental illness and addiction (adult-care facilities and recovery housing) are building the capacity to reduce the impact of trauma upon residents and staff with a new training developed by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). The event, titled "Creating a Trauma-Informed Culture of Care for Housing Providers," will take place on 14 dates in 2018-19 in 7 cities throughout Ohio (Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Portsmouth, and Toledo), beginning in July.

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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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  • Center for EBPs Helps Managers of Ohio Adult-Care Facilities Motivate Residents for Housing Success

    OhioMHAS Logo In an effort to increase housing stability among people with mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorders, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has teamed up with the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University to host an important training for owners, operators, and staff members of adult-care facilities throughout the state. "Motivating Residents for Housing Success" takes place on 15 dates (Jan-Aug) in 8 cities. Participants learn to assess stages of behavior change among residents and engage in conversations that minimize resistance to change and maximize personal transformation.

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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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  • 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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