News Archives: 2015

Indiana University and Centerstone Research Institute Explore Measurement-Based Care Model to Improve Treatment of Depression
December 2015
Centerstone Research Institute has partnered with Indiana University’s Dr. Cara Lewis on a study to explore practical and more effective measurement-based care models in the treatment of depression. These models have the potential to treat people with depression more effectively and efficiently, reducing costs for both patients and community mental health centers. Details on the study were published in Implementation Science, a leading journal promoting the scientific study of methods to promote bringing innovative research findings into everyday practice in clinical work.

Centerstone Research Institute to Present at Evaluation 2015
November 2015
Papers and posters presented at American Evaluation Association’s 29th annual conference highlight exemplary evaluations in a multicultural world.

Jason Luellen Named Senior Fellow
November 2015
Centerstone Research Institute appointed Jason Luellen, PhD, as its first Senior Fellow, a designation for technical and mathematical experts who are instrumental to the organization’s growth and expansion.

CRI Appoints Rev. Bill Midgett to Board
November 2015
Rev. Bill Midgett has been appointed to CRI’s Board of Directors. Rev. Midgett will serve a two-year term and provide strategic direction and oversight to guide the organization.

CRI Names Larry Croney as Director of Analytics
August 2015
Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving behavioral healthcare through research and information technology, recently named Larry Croney as director of analytics. Croney will lead, manage and coordinate all business intelligence, data analytics and data warehousing projects for CRI.

CRI Releases appImpact, Guide to Using Mobile Tech in Behavioral Healthcare
June 2015
In collaboration with the D.N. Batten Foundation, Centerstone Research Institute released appImpact, a guide to integrating mobile technology into behavioral healthcare.

#mhTech Media Roundup
June 12, 2015
The most recent news around mental health apps shows that there is always room for improvement. This may mean coming up with innovative ways to treat mental health in poverty-stricken countries like Liberia. Or it could be re-thinking how we respond to 911 calls. There is one area where we agree. We must look at the ways we currently approach treatment and ask if those ways are the most effective.

#mhTech Media Roundup
June 5, 2015
mHealth is an exciting field and, by all accounts, a transformative force. There are many possibilities, but of course, the field is still evolving. While technology can be a sophisticated means for treating and improving mental health, concerns like usability, effectiveness and privacy issues are always in the background. The many angles used to cover mHealth in the past few weeks have made this clear.

Kathryn Mathes Receives 2015 Howard T. McClung Memorial Award for Excellence in Leadership
May 2015
Kathryn Mathes, PhD, VP of Evaluation and Research, was honored with the 2015 Howard T. McClung Memorial Award for Excellence in Leadership, which recognizes her leadership excellence in the face of immeasurable challenges. The Howard T. McClung Memorial Award is given each year to a CRI employee who demonstrates leadership and professional excellence.

CRI Secures $19.8 Million in Funding for Community Behavioral Health Programs in Tennessee
February 2015
From July 1, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015, CRI secured $19.8 million in grants and contracts from state and federal organizations to enable Centerstone to launch and expand community-based behavioral health programs serving individuals throughout Tennessee.

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