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Case Western Reserve Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2016

Case Western Reserve Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2016

Start date:
10/19/2016-8:00 AM
End date:
10/20/2016-5:00 PM

Case Western Reserve University Center For Evidence-Based Practices Conference 2016

Save The Dates: October 19 & 20, 2016

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Our Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Conference is back by popular demand. This two-day event will feature a keynote plenary session and up to 48 workshops to help participants become better prepared for Ohio's redesigned behavioral healthcare system. The workshops will explore introductory, intermediate, and advanced topics about implementing and integrating evidence-based practices, emerging best practices, and other healthcare and behavioral-healthcare innovations that improve outcomes for people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders:

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Supported Employment/ Individual Placement and Support (SE-IPS)
  • Benefits Advocacy and Planning (BAP)
  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment (DDCAT)
  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment (DDCMHT)
  • Multi-Systemic Therapy Contingency Management (MST-CM)
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
  • Integrated Co-occurring Treatment for Adolescents (ICT)
  • Tobacco: Recovery Across the Continuum (TRAC)
  • Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare (IPBH)
  • Trauma-Informed Care (TIC)
  • Promoting Housing Stability
  • Much more


  • Conference registration is free for  Peer Supporters/Specialists in Ohio.
  • Scholarship options are also available for Peer Supporters/Specialists in Ohio to cover hotel accommodations, transportation, and meals that are not included in the conference registration.
  • Individuals are encouraged to apply as soon as possible since space and scholarship funds are limited. 
  • Download our Center's Scholarship Application and follow the instructions as indicated (TBA).
  • The deadline to submit our Center's Scholarship Application will be announced in 2016.


Conference 2016 is open to professionals from multiple disciplines, service settings, and systems of care who provide healthcare, behavioral healthcare, and other services to people with mental illness, substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders. It is also open to peer specialists, family members, and other advocates.

Service roles

  • Direct-service staff
  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Clinical supervisors
  • Quality assurance professionals
  • Administrators
  • Policymakers
  • Peer supporters, peer specialists, and peer recovery coaches
  • Advocates

Service settings

  • Behavioral healthcare organizations (e.g., mental health and addiction services)
  • County board
  • Community health clinics
  • Psychiatric hospitals (state and private)
  • Hospitals
  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Criminal justice (e.g., police, courts, jail, probation, parole, corrections)
  • Residential
  • Housing

Professional disciplines

  • Mental-health services
  • Addiction services
  • Social work
  • Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Primary healthcare
  • Psychiatry
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Residential
  • Housing
  • Criminal justice
  • Vocational rehabilitation

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