The Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) supports the New York State Office of Mental Health’s mission to promote the widespread availability of evidence-based practices to improve mental health services, ensure accountability, and promote recovery-oriented outcomes for consumers and families. The CPI serves as a key resource to OMH by spreading those practices identified by OMH as most critical to accomplish OMH’s system-transformation initiatives.

We are now a provider of Social Work Continuing Education Credits. To learn more click here.

CPI Trains Howie the Harp Peer Interns
The Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) is pleased to serve as a training site for interns and other students. In Spring 2014 we expanded our student program to include peer interns from
Howie the Harp (HTH) Peer Advocacy Center. Read more.

Suicide Prevention Initiative

CPI is working with OMH's Suicide Prevention Office in the launch of a new initiative - the Program for Suicide Prevention-Treatment, Intervention and Evaluation (SP-TIE).  Headed by Dr. Barbara Stanley,  SP-TIE's  mission is to select and develop state-of-the-art suicide prevention trainings, implement them across New York State and evaluate their impact. Read more.

IMHATT Program Completion List

Please click here to access a list of OMH-licensed programs where at least one staff person has earned an Integrated Mental Health Mental Health/Addictions Treatment Training (IMHATT) certificate. People earn an IMHATT certificate after completing 29 online training modules that include basic, intermediate, and advanced skills in integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders including tobacco dependence.

Looking for OnTrackUSA?

OnTrackUSA provides manuals and other web-based resources as well as consultation and training to programs and State agencies that would like to implement Coordinated Specialty Care teams (CSCs) for people with early psychosis. CSC teams provide innovative, evidence-based, recovery-oriented treatment to young people who have recently begun experiencing psychotic symptoms. These teams help people achieve their goals for school, work and relationships. To learn more, click here.

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