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Jack Cameron Wants You! for the OEC
Board of Directors

Jack Cameron

We need dedicated consumer advocates to serve on our Board of Directors. If you might be interested in serving, please fill out our application form.

Job Opportunities

Peer Support Specialist Opening at Netcare Access: The Peer Support Specialist at Netcare Access is responsible for providing peer support services to clients receiving crisis and residential services. This person acts as a liaison between the staff and clients when needed, offering a lived-experience perspective, as a crucial element of Netcare’s trauma informed care.  To learn more about the position and to apply, click the following link! http://www.netcareaccess.org/about-netcare/careers-training/job-posting/

 

Several Openings at Columbus Area Integrated Health Services, Inc. Columbus Area is hiring for the following positions: Peer Recovery Coach, Peer Engagement Specialist and Residential Specialist. Check out the job posting here and/or visit thier website at www.columbus-area.com.

Consumer Family Partnership Team

OhioMHAS has new guidelines for CFPT scholarships, mileage reimbursement, etc for consumer involvement in state stakeholder groups and committees.  Click here for more information.

 

 

Advocacy Update

PROPOSAL TO CLARIFY OHIO'S EXISTING COURT ORDERED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT LAW RECEIVES BILL NUMBER IN OHIO SENATE:

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT:

STATE LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES:

FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES:

 

We envision that all people whose lives have been affected by mental illness and addiction will live a meaningful life of wellness by implementing their choices in an accepting and supportive community.

Our Mission

The Ohio Empowerment Coalition, Inc. is a consumer-operated organization that consists of members statewide who are united to provide a platform for the voice of people with mental illness; to support persons and groups working to transform systems, and to promote wellness, mental health recovery, and resilience.

Our 5 Core Strategies

1) To inspire hope and promote recovery

2) To foster inclusive statewide outreach and involvement

3) To facilitate empowerment and create leadership

4) To advocate for consumer voice on social justice

5) To provide education opportunities

 

upcoming events

Upcoming Events

 

News

Take Our Survey

Please take a moment to complete out 2015 Peer Survey. We want to hear from YOU!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PeerData

 

Peer Supporter Training

Please submit an application even if there is no training scheduled yet in your area.  This will ensure you are contacted when one is scheduled. 

Click here for the application.

 

OPS Training Schedule

Every confirmed training will be posted here

  • Columbus: September 28-October 2, 2015
  • Toledo: October 5-9, 2015
  • Sandusky: November 7, 8, 14, 15 & 21, 2015
  • Cincinnati: November 16-20, 2015

 

Peer Support Technical Assistance Calls

OhioMHAS and Case Western Reserve University are facilitating Peer Support TA Calls to provide an accessible venue for Peer Support staff to both give and receive support from each other. This is a great networking opportunity! Click here to see the flyer and get more information.

 

Local DBSA Chapters

New Depression Bi-polar Support Alliance chapter in Columbiana County! Click here for info.

The Zanesville/ Muskingum County DMSA Chapter received a 2012 DBSA Rookie Award for their outstanding first year bringing supports to their area! Check out the announcement here.

 

ODMH, ODADAS Merge

for more info

for questions

Ohio Behavioral Health e-newsletter

 

Health Transformation Information

OEC's Health Home & Peer Support Webinar Powerpoint (2/5/13)

About Medicaid Health Homes

© 2011 - 2015 The Ohio Empowerment Coalition, Inc. All rights reserved.

6797 N High St Ste 238, Columbus OH 43085-2533 614.310.8054 877.643.6701 Fax 614.310.8966 oec1@ohioempowerment.org

Funded By: The Ohio Department Of Mental Health and Addiction Services