Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth

Using a trademarked technological platform and methodology developed at the University of New Mexico, Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth program offers participants:

* Opportunities to present complex cases and to receive written recommendations from multidisciplinary experts
* Opportunities to develop the knowledge and skills to manage complex conditions in their own communities and to be part of a community of practice
* Brief lectures and case-based learning on topics of special interest

Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth Experts:

Nichole Ammon, M.Ed., LPCC-S, Integrated Physical and Mental Health Care
Bobbi Beale, Psy.D., Trauma, ECHO Facilitator
Amy Bixler Coffin, M.S., program director of the Autism Center at OCALI
Marjorie Cook, Parent Peer Support/Education Advocacy
Allison Cowan, M.D., Psychiatry, Wright State University
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacy
Jennifer Dwyer, M.D., Pediatrics, Akron Children’s Hospital
Chris Filler, RN, BSN, Autism-Spectrum Disorders and Low-Incidence Disabilities
Julie Gentile, M.D., DFAPA, Psychiatry, Intellectual Disabilities
Kari Harper, M.D., Psychiatry, Wright State Universit
Steven Jewell, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Kynetta McFarlane, PsyD, clinical psychologist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Rick Shepler, Ph.D., PCC-S, Director, Center for Innovative Practices, Case Western Reserve University, ECHO Facilitator
P. Cooper White, M.D., Pediatrics, Akron Children’s Hospital

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Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth Case Referral, Presentation and Recommendations Process
Family and Children First Council (FCFC) coordinators may refer a case for consultation during a Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth session to the Family and Children First Regional Liaisons, Aimee.Matusik@mha.ohio.gov and Jennie.Horner@mha.ohio.gov)

The FCF Regional Liaison will triage referrals and request that the FCF coordinator complete an ECHO case presentation form for the case selected for presentation. (Click here to download form.) The FCF coordinator contacts SystemofCareECHO@neomed.edu for information about a secure pathway for sharing the case information with the SOC ECHO experts.

Register for Project ECHO and to receive a welcome packet here. You only need to register once to participate in the ECHO sessions throughout the year.


Until June 18, 2020:

ECHO meets the first and third Thursdays of the month via Zoom technology from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

From July 23, 2020 – June 24, 2021:

ECHO meets Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Each week a case presentation will be shared from different region in Ohio: Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest.

To learn more, email the Project ECHO team here.

2020 Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO Schedule

Jan. 16, 2020

Systems of Care Mental Health
View Video of Session

Rick Shepler, Ph.D., LPCC-S

Feb. 6, 2020

Cultural Allies Program
View Video of Session

Isaac Baez, MPH

Feb. 20, 2020

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder
View Video of Session

Aubrey Page, FASD Educator

Mar. 5, 2020

Turning Inward: The Role of Cultural Humility in Service Delivery
View Video of Session

Marilyn Sampilo, Ph.D., MPH

Mar. 19, 2020

COVID-19 and Impact on System of Care Practices
View Video of Session

Bobbi Beale, Rick Shepler and Rachel Sorg

Apr. 2, 2020

Turning Systems of Care: Developmental Disabilities
View Video of Session

Steve Beha

Apr. 16, 2020

Shifting Gears and Changing Minds: Adapting Services to COVID-19
View Video of Session

Bobbi Beale, PsyD

May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Promoting Health Equity and Opportunity in a Time of Crisis SOC
View Video of Session

Marilyn L. Sampilo, Ph.D., MPH 

May 21, 2020

Beyond Training for Health Equity: Reimagining Design and Delivery for Action

Marilyn Sampilo, Ph.D.

June 4, 2020

SUD & Addiction Services


June 18, 2020

Physical Health, Psychiatric Hospitalization and Crisis


Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth is a public service offered by the Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center at Northeast Ohio Medical University, the Center for Innovative Practices at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resources Center, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio Department of Medicaid and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.

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