Featured Practices

  • Assertive Community Treatment

    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice that improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric crisis and hospitalization, and involvement in the criminal justice system. Our Center provides consulting, training, and evaluation to mental health organizations in Ohio and other states that provide ACT services, plan to implement ACT, and wish to integrate ACT with Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT).

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Featured Events

  • ACT Team Leader Conference Calls

    Third Wednesday of each month. / Next date: March 21, 2018; Topic: Documentation Tips for Prior Authorization (PA), Part 2 / 12 to 1 pm / Zoom Video Conference & Voice / $0, Free / "ACT Team Leader Conference Calls" provide a monthly forum for Ohio's Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) professionals to ask basic and advanced questions about the implementation of ACT services, to share lessons-learned about ACT, and discuss important topics about managing multidisciplinary teams—with an emphasis on quality leadership skills. / Hosted by our Center. / Supprted by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). / Save these dates: March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20.

    3/21/2018 - 3/21/2018

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Featured Stories

  • Learn Motivational Interviewing to Build Trust, Relationships around Desire for Personal Change

    In Mentor, OH: March 22 & April 26, 2018,
    In Akron, OH: April 30 & June 5, 2018 / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and improving physical health. Attend our Center's Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events. MI is an evidence-based treatment utilized in a variety of service settings and models (e.g., ACT, IDDT, SE/IPS, Integrated primary health, housing services, residential treatment). / Supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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Featured Resources

  • ACT | Ohio Medicaid Eligibility Criteria

    $0 / Free PDF Download / The Ohio Medicaid ACT Eligibility Criteria is designed to help service providers determine whether a Medicaid recipient in the State of Ohio is eligible to receive ACT services that are billable to Medicaid. The document includes notes with examples or possible sources of information and documentation that may help determine whether a person meets a specific criterion or not.

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