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The MEW Network is developing, adapting, testing and disseminating epilepsy self-management programs.

The following projects further test, adapt and disseminate existing self-management programs:

 

Managing the MEW Network
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth serves as Coordinating Center for the MEW Network in collaboration with Emory University. The focus of the Coordinating Center is on disseminating and increasing the availability of epilepsy self-management programs. Read about managing the MEW Network.

 

Disseminating HOBSCOTCH
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

HOBSCOTCH is a self-management, phone-based program for adults with epilepsy and memory problems. Read about disseminating HOBSCOTCH in New England.

 

MINDSET for Hispanic-Americans
University of Arizona

The Management Information Decision Support Epilepsy Tool (MINDSET) is a tablet-based clinical aid for both the patient and health-care provider (HCP) to improve communication about self-management. Read about adapting and evaluating MINDSET for Hispanic-American adults with epilepsy.

 

Disseminating PACES
University of Washington

The Program for Active Consumer Engagement in Self-Management (PACES) is a in-person and phone-based program developed to improve self-management and related health outcomes in adults with epilepsy. Read about replicating, extending and disseminating PACES in Epilepsy.

 

Project UPLIFT for Hispanic-Americans
New York University

Project UPLIFT (Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favorable Thoughts) is a phone- and web-based program designed to prevent or reduce depression in people with epilepsy. Read about adapting and testing Project UPLIFT for Hispanic-American adults with epilepsy.

 

Training mental health Professionals in Project UPLIFT
Emory University

Project UPLIFT (Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favorable Thoughts) is a phone- and web-based program designed to prevent or reduce depression in people with epilepsy. Read about Project UPLIFT training for mental health professionals.

 

Evaluating self-management tools for African-Americans with epilepsy
Morehouse School of Medicine

Community-based needs assessment, adaptation and dissemination of epilepsy self-management programs to African-American adults with epilepsy. Read about the evaluation of self-management programs and tools for African-American adults with epilepsy.

 

 

 

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