• 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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December 4, 2012

SKILL BUILDING

Housing Staff Learn Motivational Interviewing, Benefits Education to Enhance Outcomes

—by Paul M. Kubek

We are hosting a series of training events for housing-services staff and supervisors who work with people with disabilities, especially severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The events introduce participants to Motivational Interviewing (MI), the evidence-based treatment, and Benefits Information and Education (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare). The events are designed primarily for  individuals who have not had exposure to or experience using MI or addressing topics related to benefits. We encourage the following to attend:

Service roles

  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Direct-service staff

Service settings

  • PSH/Permanent Supportive & Independent Housing
  • Transitional Housing
  • Adult Care Facilities
  • Emergency Shelters
  • YMCA & YWCA Housing

MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING (MI) SERIES

"Motivational Interviewing: Application for Housing Staff" is a training event that occurs in four different locations in Ohio from December 2012 to April 2013. It introduces participants to the philosophy and essential constructs of this evidence-based treatment. Learn MI's client-centered approaches for fostering change and responding to resistance to change among individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

December 5, 2012

  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

February 13, 2013

  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Deborah Myers, MEd, PCC-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

March 28, 2013

  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers, $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

April 29, 2013

  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm (EST)
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers, $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Jeremy Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S
  • Learn More & Register online: (click here)

BENEFITS INFORMATION & EDUCATION SERIES

"Benefits Information for Housing Staff" is an event that occurs in four different locations in Ohio from December 2012 to March 2013. It introduces participants to basic benefits-planning issues and a framework for discussing benefits issues with individuals with disabilities (including SMI) who are considering employment. Participants will learn about benefits such as SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and Medicare.

December 12, 2012

  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

January 29, 2013

  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

February 19, 2013

  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

March 12, 2013

  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio
  • CEUs: Yes
  • Presenter: Steve Shober, BS, LSW
  • Register online: (click here)

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