A transformative initiative is underway to rebuild Ohio’s community behavioral health system capacity. Key proposals include adding new services for people with high intensity needs and better integrating physical and behavioral health care.
OhioMHAS Licensure and Certification conducts and facilitates webinars on various Ohio Administrative Code rules, as well as training related to maintaining compliance.
A 23-part online curricula series is being developed by expert healthcare professionals to educate a variety of disciplines about drug addiction and its impact.
Cultural Competence is a continuous learning process that builds knowledge, awareness, skills and capacity to identify, understand and respect the unique beliefs, values, customs, languages, abilities and traditions of all Ohioans in order to develop policies to promote effective programs and services.
The NIATx model is specifically designed for behavioral health care settings to improve access to and retention in treatment.
OhioMHAS provides statewide and regional trainings for addictions counselors so that Ohio has adequate staffing levels to address problem gambling behaviors as they arise.
Specialized training is available to civilian behavioral health providers so they can better assess and counsel service men and women.