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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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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Managing Chronic Pain in Patients with Opioid Use Disorders

June 20, 2014 / No Comments

Today is last day to register for June 25, 2014 event! / “Managing Chronic Pain in Patients with Opioid Use Disorders” is a video conference that broadcasts to multiple sites in Ohio. / $Free for Ohio providers / CEUs / Many people with opioid use disorders (abuse of heroin, krokodil,...

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Ohio’s 2014 Opiate Conference: Don’t Get Me Started

June 20, 2014 / No Comments

June 30 & July 1, 2014  / Columbus, Ohio / CEUs / $100-$200 / CEUs / Join the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at “Ohio’s 2014 Opiate Conference: Don’t Get Me Started.” The event explores numerous topics related to Ohio’s opiate epidemic. Christina M. Delos Reyes, M...

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Kola Leads Initiatives to Integrate Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services for Co-Occurring Disorders

May 23, 2014 / No Comments

Lenore Kola has a reputation as an agent of change. Since 1970, she has led national efforts in local communities to enhance services and quality of life for people who struggle with addictions and mental illness. She has acquired and administered more than $7 million in grants from federal, stat...

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Center Shares Lessons Learned about Addiction, Mental Illness, Primary Health, ACT with European Collaborators

May 15, 2014 / No Comments

The work of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices in Europe is a cultural exchange that helps advance the stages-of-change and stages-of-treatment approach to recovery from substance abuse and mental illness. In his work with Dutch collaborators, Patrick Boyle has discovered how cultural values...

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Training Series for Housing Staff Focuses on Stages of Behavior Change, Employment

May 13, 2014 / No Comments

Increase housing stability and employment among people with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Learn what to say and not say when encouraging behavior change and job searches. The Center for Evidence-Based Practices is presenting a series of one-day training events at multiple loc...

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New Strategies for Heroin, Opioid Abuse among People with Addictions, Mental Illness

May 10, 2014 / No Comments

Heroin, krokodil, and prescription pain killers are opioids that are commonly abused by people with addictions and mental illness. The epidemic in Ohio presents numerous challenges for health and behavioral healthcare professionals. Attend the opioid training series from March to June, sponsored ...

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EBP Conference 2014

April 22, 2014 / No Comments

A reminder to save the dates! / October 14 & 15, 2014 / Cleveland Airport Marriott, Cleveland, OH /  CEUs + Supervision & Ethics credits / Our popular Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Conference returns! Conference 2014 will explore introductory, intermediate, and advanced topics about impl...

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