AS PART OF THE Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) partnership with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s Children’s Initiative and the Ohio Department of Medicaid, the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) at Case Western Reserve University’s Begun Center for Violence Prevention hosted a two-day virtual conference on Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS) September 21-22, 2021 The MRSS Virtual Conference was presented in partnership with SAMHSA’S ENGAGE 2.0 and the OhioMHAS.
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THE CONFERENCE FEATURED local, regional, state, and national MRSS experts presenting on a wide range of topics. Below are the videos of each individual presentation, each about an hour long. Just click on the picture to view the video.
DAY 1: Welcome & Opening Remarks, Lori Criss, Director, Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services | Keynote: “Crisis Response as Community Responsibility,“ Ron Manderscheid. MD | Workshop 1: “Overview of Mobile Response Stabilization Services,” Richard Shepler, PhD, PCC-S
Day 1: Workshop 2: “Medicaid and MRSS + Building and Staffing Your MRSS Team,” Sarah Becker and the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s, Kelly Smith and Marisa Weisel | Workshop 3: “Lessons Learned through Implementing MRSS,“ Precia Stuby, Mike Bowles, Liz Jensen, and Victoria Taylor
DAY 2: Keynote: “Small Steps, Big Changes: Taking MRSS to the Next Level,” Chris Morano | Workshop 6: “Peer Support within MRSS Panel,” Margaret Lawrence and Kaylea Dillon | Workshop 7: “Strategies for Rural Counties,” Roberta Donovan and Cathy Krieg