Provider Wait Times
June 2018 Wait Time to Initial Assessment:*

-Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: 12.7 days
-Coleman Professional Services: 0 days
-CommQuest Services: 8.5 days
-OhioGuidestone: 5 days
-Stark County TASC: 6.2 days
-Summit Psychological Associates: 4.8 days

*Wait times reflect adult and youth services combined.
The above wait times were reported to StarkMHAR from each provider organization.
StarkMHAR Shout-out!
StarkMHAR would like to recognize Cary Hasselbacher, the Transitional Care Coordinator for doing outstanding work in her position. Cary has been able to engage and make progress with individuals who have been difficult to engage in the past and her compassion shines through in her work. Thank you for all that you do!

Way to go, Cary!
Save the Date: Systems of Care; It's About People who Care
When: September 14-15, 2018
Where: Hilton Columbus Polaris; 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43240
What: A two-day summit, brought to you by OhioMHAS and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, focused on the development of an effective System of Care. The keynote will be Dr. Victor Rios, who is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the author of Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys (NYU Press 2011). Click here to see Dr. Victor Rios' TED Talk, Help for Kids the Education System Ignores".
For more information, contact Erin Paternite Eakin at
DBT Training Opportunities
DBP Training and Consulting is offering a 4-part training series in dialectical behavior therapy. Each workshop is $165.00. Save $60.00 when you sign up for all four at once by using the coupon code "DBP4" at checkout. Click here to learn more about the trainings and to register. All four trainings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Cleveland South:
5300 Rockside Road, Cleveland, OH

Part 1: An Introduction to DBT Group Skills
When: September 21, 2018

Part 2: Advanced DBT Group Skills Training
When: October 19, 2018

Part 3: An Introduction to DBT Individual Treatment
When: November 30, 2018

Part 4: Advanced DBT Individual Treatment Strategies
When: December 7, 2018
International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference 2018
When: September 20-21, 2018
Where: The University of Toledo, Thompson Student Union; 2801 W. Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH 43606
Click here to register.
Trauma Tidbit
"Even though we may often fall into the trap of needing to do grandiose acts to make meaningful impact, small and simple acts have immense amount of power to do a great amount of good."

--Eric Raisler, MS, LMFT Outpatient Therapist, Central Minnesota Mental Health Center - Buffalo
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Don't miss these upcoming trainings!
Learn more about upcoming trainings from the StarkMHAR Training Center!
Save the dates!

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  • August 8: Webinar: Improving Workplace Experience and Reducing Burnout in Integrated Care Environments RSVP »
  • September 20: Cultural Influence and Health Care Series: Amish Culture and Community RSVP »
  • December 20: Cultural Influence and Health Care Series: Cultural Perspectives on Trauma RSVP »
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