WraparoundOhio Home Page Stories Archived (November 2021)


Shifting Gears & Changing Minds | Adapting Mental Health & Behavioral Health Services for COVID-19View Session in Bigger Frame | View Video of Session

Shifting Gears & Changing Our Minds – Adjusting BH services during COVID-19 HO2 (PDF)  Here | Shifting Gears & Changing Our Minds – Adjusting BH services during COVID-19 HO2 (Word Document) Here | Individualized Resilience Plan – Sample (PDF) Here | Individualized Resilience Plan – Sample (Word Document)  Here


COVID-19 and System of Care Practice Guidance | FOR Mental Health and Recovery Frontline Providers
Update Memo From Director Crisis Regarding Telehealth Services (March 18, 2020)
At this time, there is no guidance specific to behavioral healthcare. Use the guidance found through coronavirus.ohio.gov which links to the CDC and the most up to date information on protecting healthcare workers.•We expect that the ODM and OhioMHASrules and the accompanying Executive Order will be issued imminently. •We urge you to begin using telehealth to reach out to the adults and families in your care. •Document the decisions you are making with your own policies and protocol, and we will continue to work together to implement the practice and emergency rules once filed.•It is vital that you communicate to your community partners and the general public which programs and services remain open in your behavioral healthcare organization. Publish your phone numbers and other contact information.•Reach out to current clients through email or by phone. People need to know that behavioral health is open for business. – Courtesy of Project ECHO, a program with the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
View Project ECHO Video Presentation | View PowerPoint Presentation | Download PDF

ALSO: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, CIP is postponing our regular training series and learning communities effective March 13, 2020.  CIP will proceed with small meetings/smaller booster trainings/ fidelity reviews that allow for appropriate social distancing, and when collaboratively agreed upon between the participants and CIP.  When possible, we will provide our services by web-based/conference call alternatives. Given that this is a fluid situation, it is difficult to project when we will be able to return to our regular in-person trainings and events.  We will base these decisions on recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and the CDC.


CIP Video Session Explores Trauma Effects from Covid-19
Bobbi Beale, PsyD, Senior Research Associate with The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) at Case Western Reserve University’s Begun Center for Violence Prevention, presents an overview of the Covid-19 and understanding the global traumatic stress it has created. Entitled, “The Impact of the Pandemic: Understanding Global Traumatic Stress,” Dr. Beale examines the various forces impacting young people and families – especially young people in recovery. She also highlights the different assessments for gauging levels of trauma and informing treatment strategies as well as the ultimate goal of resiliency, Resiliency is an inner capacity that when nurtured, facilitated, and supported by others, empowers children, youth, and families to successfully meet life’s challenges with a sense of self-determination, mastery, hope, and well-being.
View the Video of The Impact of the Pandemic | Download PDF of Presentation


MRSS TRAININGS | Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS)  Virtual Trainings Free to Ohio Providers
Series includes: 1) Mobile Response Stabilization Services Overview Training 2) MRSS Safety Planning, De-Escalation, and Stabilization; 3) and the MRSS Supervision Training Series. Supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHA), the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), CE ‘s for counselors, social workers, and marriage therapists are provided by MSASS at CWRU.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER HERE

Ohio’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Services can be especially helpful to children/youth and their families. Below are various resources from throughout the state designed to help keep clinicians and caregivers connected to their clients and families in order to keep the pace of recovery, despite the many challenges. Please share the link to this page with anyone you feel might benefit from these resources at this particular time.

The objective is to help Ohio clinicians and supervisors further understand and implement MRSS, new trainings for Mobile Response Stabilization Service have been announced for the coming the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Learn More about MRSS Here | Access further MRSS Resources Here


RESOURCE for Children;s Mental Health, Covid-19 and School Mental Health | National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
The coronavirus has many people feeling distressed. This is very normal in times of crisis. You can manage these feelings and try to keep yourself healthy by taking some simple steps as shown in the many resources below. OhioMHAS has assembled this toolkit of various wellness resources for all of Ohio’s care providers. Research shows the mental health of frontline care workers may be compromised during disasters and other traumatic events (such as COVID-19) when their focus is on assisting others. We hope everyone in high stress positions will take a moment to familiarize themselves with what’s available so that if they find themselves emotionally overwhelmed, help will be no further than a click away.  Download PDF of Resource Guide


Innovative Conversations Session 12 | A National Overview of the Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS)
Over the course of this year, with quarantines and distancing brought about from the Covid-19 pandemic, Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) have come to the forefront in helping connect clinicians and caregivers with clients and their families, especially in times of acute need. Patrick Kanary, founding director of the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) and host of the CIP’s Innovative Conversations series, takes a national look at the Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS) initiative and how its working in Connecticut, Maryland, and Nevada via the experiences and perspectives, respectively, of Jeffrey Vanderploeg, Elizabeth Manley, and Christopher Morano.

View Video of Session | Learn More and Access MRSS Resources


RESOURCE WEBINAR | Employing Young Adult Peer Providers – Two-Day Web Training
Presented by the Ohio Department of Mental Health an Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)
At the end of September, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and RecoveryOhio presented a two-day, online conference entitled, “Employing Young Adult Peer Providers.” – Learn More about Peer Support

View Video of Ohio Youth Peer Conference Day 1 | View Video of Ohio Youth Peer Conference Day 2

The Day One presenters included Lois Hochstetler, Assistant Director for Community Treatment Services with OhioMHAS; Jonathan Delman, JD, PhD, Technical Assistance Lead, Transitions to Adulthood Research & Training Center, Massachusetts Medical School and Dylan St. Germaine Clinical Research Assistant, Transitions to Adulthood Research & Training Center, Massachusetts Medical School; and Steve Osborne with an overview of How2Life, a youth-targeted mobile app demonstration.

For Day Two, there were opening remarks from Alisia Clark, Assistant Director for Community Planning & Collaboration, OhioMHAS followed by a Panel of Youth Peer Supporters featuring John Dellick, Young Adult Peer Supporter, Youth Move Ohio; Amanda Stoddard, Communications Director, Recovery Center of Hamilton County; Makayla Lang, Youth/Young Adult Coordinator, Wingspan Care Group; and Quanita McRoberts, State Youth Treatment Project Director, OhioMHAS. The conference concluded with presentations by providers who are Employers of Peer Supporters, Chris Pedoto, Executive Director, The Recovery Center of Hamilton County and Kathy Hooks, Director of Youth Employment & Engagement, Daybreak.


Innovative Conversations Session 11 – Treatment at a Distance and Intensive Home-Based Treatment during a Pandemic
The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) presents guests Bobbi Beale, PsyD and Maurie Long, PhD, discuss ‘treatment at a distance’-type services, becoming more widely accepted in behavioral healthcare during the Covid-19 pandemic, and which may thrive even post pandemic. They also explore Intensive Home-Based Treatment (IHBT), an intervention designed to address extremely challenging behaviors of youth within a home setting, often seen as a preferable alternative to removing a youth from their home.

View Video of Intensive Home-Based Treatment during a Pandemic Session

Visit the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) Special Covid-19 Resource Page
for Home-Based and At-a-Distance for Caregivers and Clinicians
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Click Here


Shifting Gears & Changing Minds | Adapting Mental Health & Behavioral Health Services for COVID-19
The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) offers a timely webinar on how mental health and behavioral health specialists and clinicians can meet the evolving needs of young clients and their families during the Covid-19 crisis and the necessary distancing involved. The session explores strategies, tools, and lessons learned in ways to offer connection and continuity those in recovery. – Hosted by the CIP’s Senior Research Associate, Bobbi Beale, PsyD as part of the CIP’s continuing mission to help clinicians, their organizations, their clients, families and  communities adjust to new ways of connecting in recovery, especially with high fidelity intensive home-base treatment and Wraparound Systems of Care approaches to youth mental health and substance use recovery. View Session in Bigger Frame | View Video of Session

Shifting Gears & Changing Our Minds – Adjusting BH services during COVID-19 HO2 (PDF)  Here | Shifting Gears & Changing Our Minds – Adjusting BH services during COVID-19 HO2 (Word Document) Here | Individualized Resilience Plan – Sample (PDF) Here | Individualized Resilience Plan – Sample (Word Document)  Here


Innovative Conversations Session 9 | An Overview of Multisystemic Therapy (MST )with the CIP’s Maureen Kishna
Maureen Kisha, MST Expert and Developer with the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), has worked for the last 17 years within the field of Multisystemic Therapy (MST). Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive family and community-based treatment program addressing the multiple determinants of serious anti-social behaviors in juvenile offenders. The approach views individuals as being nested within a complex network of interconnected systems that encompass individual, family and extra-familial factors such as peer groups, schools, the community, and the courts and other service systems. MST focuses on addressing all environmental systems that impact chronic and violent juvenile offenders and strives to promote behavior change in the youth’s natural environment – their home and family, school and teachers, neighborhood and friends.
Learn More and Listen to Session


Innovative Conversations Session 8 | An Overview of Integrated Co-occurring Treatment (ICT) with the CIP’s Mike Fox
Combining experiences from mental health and substance abuse direct treatment, systemic and contextual coordination, and teaching with research-driven data, Mike works with demonstrated practices to assist professionals and communities decrease risk to individuals and help families. He provides educational training and consultation to professionals working with youth and families with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues, including the Integrated Co-Occurring Treatment Model (ICT) model developed by the Center for Innovative Practices. Previously, Mike worked in the addictions field of counseling with adults and later provided treatment to co-occurring youth in home-based settings. Mike also teaches college courses in psychology, addictions and human development. Learn More and Listen to Session


CIP PRESENTS HEALTHY KIDS LEARNING COMMUNITY WEBINARS | 2018-19
One of the immediate missions of the Healthy Kids Learning Community initiative has been to create an accessible, continuing resource for clinicians and caregivers dealing with the surmounting crises and dimensions that has occurred during the Ohio opiate epidemic over the past half decade. In keeping with this mission, the Center for Innovative Practices, in collaboration with WraparoundOhio.org and the Healthy Kids Learning Community initiative, partnered with some of Ohio’s foremost experts in their respective fields to lend their perspectives via their areas of expertise in a community share for the Buckeye State’s youth, families, clinicians, and various stakeholders dealing with the challenges and recovery of those youth and families. Below is the five-session series, exploring the various facets of the crisis, notably including various ways to help service provider staff avoid burnout and turnover. Learn more about complete 6-part series

1. View The Opioid Crisis and the Impact on Families and Children Part 1 Webinar here
2. View Understanding Opioid Addiction Webinar here
3. View Trauma Informed Biographical Timeline Webinar here
4. View Urban Zen Avoiding Burnout in High Stress Work Environments Webinar here
5. View The Opioid Crisis and the Impact on Families and Children Part 2 Webinar here
6. View Healthy Kids Learning Community Facilitated Discussions On the Opioid Crisis in Ohio here.

FEATURED RESOURCES
Below are new resources recommended by the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) for youth involved in recovery in the areas of mental health, substance use, behavioral health, judicial justice, and trauma, their families, and their care providers, clinicians and communities. (From near image, left to right.)

New Report to Congress from The Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Task Force on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health
| Read Report |

Report Supports Enhanced Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development with At-Risk Youth | Read Report |

Study Highlights the Benefits of Multisystem Therapy (MST) | Learn More |


MRSS TRAININGS | Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS)  Virtual Trainings Free to Ohio Providers
Series includes: 1) Mobile Response Stabilization Services Overview Training 2) MRSS Safety Planning, De-Escalation, and Stabilization; 3) and the MRSS Supervision Training Series. Supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHA), the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), CE ‘s for counselors, social workers, and marriage therapists are provided by MSASS at CWRU.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER HERE

Ohio’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Services can be especially helpful to children/youth and their families. Below are various resources from throughout the state designed to help keep clinicians and caregivers connected to their clients and families in order to keep the pace of recovery, despite the many challenges. Please share the link to this page with anyone you feel might benefit from these resources at this particular time.

The objective is to help Ohio clinicians and supervisors further understand and implement MRSS, new trainings for Mobile Response Stabilization Service have been announced for the coming the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Learn More about MRSS Here | Access further MRSS Resources Here


RESOURCE for Children;s Mental Health, Covid-19 and School Mental Health | National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
The coronavirus has many people feeling distressed. This is very normal in times of crisis. You can manage these feelings and try to keep yourself healthy by taking some simple steps as shown in the many resources below. OhioMHAS has assembled this toolkit of various wellness resources for all of Ohio’s care providers. Research shows the mental health of frontline care workers may be compromised during disasters and other traumatic events (such as COVID-19) when their focus is on assisting others. We hope everyone in high stress positions will take a moment to familiarize themselves with what’s available so that if they find themselves emotionally overwhelmed, help will be no further than a click away.  Download PDF of Resource Guide


Innovative Conversations Session 10 | Multi-System Youth Action Plan and Ending Child Relinquishment with Sarah LaTourette
Grant money for counties still available this fiscal year to keep families together.
Sarah LaTourette, Executive Director of Ohio’s Family and Children First Council (FCFC) discusses the unified effort to end Child Relinquishment wherein families have had to give up legal custody of their children in order to qualify for Medicaid assistance for mental health, addiction, and juvenile justice services in Ohio. This fiscal year, ending June 30, 2020, there has been $8 million allotted for which counties can apply on behalf of youth and families in their community. For fiscal year 2020-21, there has been budgeted $12 million. – From the FCFC website: “County Family and Children First Councils (FCFCs) via a grant agreement with the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) may seek multi-system youth custody relinquishment funding. Funding must only be requested to support children and youth who are at risk for custody relinquishment or have already been relinquished and need services and/or supports to transition to community and/or non-custody settings.
Learn More and Listen to Session | Apply here for state funding assistance for a child or youth with multi-system needs | Visit the Center for Community Solutions website here.

Listen to session below.


CIP Video Session Explores Trauma Effects from Covid-19
Bobbi Beale, PsyD, Senior Research Associate with The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) at Case Western Reserve University’s Begun Center for Violence Prevention, presents an overview of the Covid-19 and understanding the global traumatic stress it has created. Entitled, “The Impact of the Pandemic: Understanding Global Traumatic Stress,” Dr. Beale examines the various forces impacting young people and families – especially young people in recovery. She also highlights the different assessments for gauging levels of trauma and informing treatment strategies as well as the ultimate goal of resiliency, Resiliency is an inner capacity that when nurtured, facilitated, and supported by others, empowers children, youth, and families to successfully meet life’s challenges with a sense of self-determination, mastery, hope, and well-being.
View the Video of The Impact of the Pandemic | Download PDF of Presentation


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