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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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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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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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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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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Foundations of Integrated Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assessment

April 21, 2014 / No Comments

June 23-24, 2014 / Fairfield, OH / $100 Ohio providers; $250 non-Ohio providers / CEUs /  “Foundations of Integrated Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assessment” is for clinicians who conduct comprehensive assessments of individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illnes...

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In My Own Words: An Introduction to the Series

March 8, 2014 / No Comments

In My Own Words is an emerging series of first-person recovery stories from people throughout Ohio and the United States and in other countries, including the Netherlands. The series is published by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio with...

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In My Own Words: Russell

March 7, 2014 / No Comments

  (In My Own Words is an emerging series of first-person recovery stories published by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices.) My name is Russell Lawrence Cummins. I was born on November 9, 1959 in Rotterdam, a city in the Netherlands. Five years ago, my wife told me there was a vacancy fo...

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Ohio Invests in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) to Reduce Homelessness, Hospitalization for People with Severe Mental Illness

November 15, 2013 / No Comments

The State of Ohio is making another commitment to the health and well-being of people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutional recidivism by investing in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice for thi...

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New Implementation Tool Helps Make Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Programs a Reality for People with Severe Mental Illness

September 12, 2012 / No Comments

Shawnee Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, Ohio has teamed up with the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University to develop one of the first planning and evaluation instruments in the United States that helps organizations integrate primary and behavioral healthcare ...

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