IDDT Implementation Strategies for Program Leaders

November 20, 2014 / No Comments

December 9 & 10, 2014 / Milwaukee, WI / CEUs + Supervision Credits / “IDDT Implementation Strategies for Program Leaders” is a two-day training for innovators who are implementing an Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) team with aspirations of high fidelity to this evidence-...

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Work Is Recovery

September 25, 2014 / No Comments

Supported Employment/Individual Placement and Support (SE/IPS) is an evidence-based practice that helps people with mental illness identify and acquire part-time or full-time jobs of their choice in the community with rapid job-search and placement services. SE/IPS emphasizes that work is not the...

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Making Informed Choices about Personal Finances

September 23, 2014 / No Comments

Individuals with disabilities need clear and accurate benefits information to make informed decisions about their financial future and employment goals. In most cases, people with disabilities can earn a regular paycheck and still retain benefits. They can also earn income and choose to reduce an...

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Peer Support in Action

September 22, 2014 / No Comments

Peer specialists, peer supporters, and recovery coaches use their lived experiences in a variety of professional settings to assist individuals who are recovering from mental illness and substance use disorders. Participants in this EBP Conference 2014 workshop will learn about the first-hand exp...

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MSSA Student Valentino Zullo Leads “Comics & The Clinic”

September 17, 2014 / No Comments

MSSA student and comics scholar Valentino Zullo is leading “Comics & The Clinic,” a graphic novel book club series this fall presented in joint partnership with the Cleveland Public Library and the Ohio Center for the Book. Discussion will include the roles comics may have in soci...

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Veterans Affairs in Ohio Delivers Best Integrated Treatment Available

September 9, 2014 / No Comments

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces in central and northeast Ohio are receiving the best treatment available for co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders. Find out why the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center are imp...

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Leadership: It’s More Than Supervision

September 9, 2014 / No Comments

Team leaders of clinical services have an important job on their hands, especially if they are overseeing the implementation of an evidence-based practice. The successful outcomes that team members achieve with their clients rely, a lot, on the team leader’s ability to appreciate and understand h...

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Solutions for the Complexities of Co-Occurring Disorders

September 9, 2014 / No Comments

Substance abuse and mental illness are a tough combo to treat and beat. But it does happen with the right attitudes and interventions. Expand your knowledge about both disorders and the interaction and overlap of their symptoms. Enhance your skills for helping people with co-occurring disorders m...

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Ever Wonder Why They Call It “Assertive”?

August 27, 2014 / No Comments

Find out why Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) ranks as a best practice in states, counties, cities, managed-care companies, and community-based service organizations that want to improve outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most vulnerable to homelessness, hospitalization, an...

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Best Solution for Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

August 27, 2014 / No Comments

Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) makes so much sense for improving outcomes. This evidence-based practice combines treatment for mental illness with treatment for substance abuse and is considered among the best interventions for people with co-occurring disorders. Make IDDT a priority f...

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Trauma-Informed Care for Clients, Clinicians & Organizations

August 18, 2014 / No Comments

Register for keynote plenary “Trauma-Informed Care: Creating Positive Cultures of Care” at Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2014, which takes place on October 14 & 15 in Cleveland, Ohio. / Trauma has emerged as a hot topic in behavioral healthcare because people in our communities experien...

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Trauma-Informed Care Comes to Ohio Hospitals and Community Agencies

August 18, 2014 / No Comments

Attend workshop “E-05, Trauma-Informed Systems of Care” at Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2014 and learn what the State of Ohio is doing to create a seamless system of trauma-informed care in its state psychiatric hospitals and community-based service organizations. Presenters will discuss t...

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Regional Meetings for Integrated SAMI Treatment

August 14, 2014 / No Comments

$0, Free / Aug 20 in Colmubus, OH; Aug 21 in Fairfield, OH; Oct 8 in Akron, OH / “Regional Meetings for Integrated SAMI Treatment” are peer-networking events for professionals from multiple disciplines and systems who serve people with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness (...

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Future of Managed Care and Medicaid for Behavioral Health in Ohio

August 11, 2014 / No Comments

Register for workshop “A-05, The Future is Now: The Changing Face of Managed Care & Medicaid in Ohio” at the Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2014, which takes place on October 14 & 15 in Cleveland, Ohio. / Reserve your place in this must-attend workshop. Seating is limited. / This wor...

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Earn Supervision and Ethics Credits

August 8, 2014 / No Comments

These workshops at Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2014 are offering supervision or ethics credits. Register today. Supervision Credits: A-03 | Special Considerations for Effective EBP Team Leadership B-05 | Implementation Strategies for Effective Integrated Services: DDCAT & DDCMHT D-03 ...

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Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2014

August 1, 2014 / No Comments

Register online today for the Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Conference 2014, which takes place on October 14 & 15 at the Cleveland Airport Marriott in Cleveland, OH. / Up to 10.5 CEUs + Supervision & Ethics credits / $125 – $285 / 48 workshops / Keynote: “Trauma-Informed Care...

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Veterans Affairs (VA) Behavioral Health Summit: Improving Collaborative Care

July 30, 2014 / No Comments

Join the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at the “2014 Columbus Veterans Affairs (VA) Behavioral Health Summit: Improving Collaborative Care for Our Nation’s Heroes” on September 11, 2014  in Columbus, OH / The purpose of the Summit is to bring together key stakeholders in th...

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Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series

July 29, 2014 / No Comments

The Tobacco Tuesday Conference Call Series is designed to help health and behavioral healthcare organizations in their efforts to engage individuals with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders in discussions about changing their use of tobacco products. This series is supported by t...

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Addiction Studies Institute 2014

July 28, 2014 / No Comments

Join the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at the annual “Addiction Studies Institute,” hosted by Talbot Hall of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on August 6-8, 2014  in Columbus, OH. / Attend our workshops: Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, presents “Understanding Addict...

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5 Questions for Mandel School Student Valentino Zullo

July 12, 2014 / No Comments

The CWRU Daily has profiled Mandel School student Valentino Zullo in one of their popular “5 Questions” features. A second-year MSSA student, Valentino is in the Direct Practice concentration specializing in Adult Mental Health, and he combines his passion for social work with his pas...

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