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.

On Track NY
Suicide Prevention Training


A Timely and Important New Module Is Now Available: Early Intervention for First Episode Psychosis

  • 1 October 2017

Did you know that:

  • Research shows that an early intervention, multidisciplinary team approach leads to better outcomes for young people experiencing non-affective early psychosis?
  • This approach is called Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) and is known in NYS as OnTrackNY?
  • CSC providers have specialized training in evidence-based treatment and are attuned to developmental stages and life transitions?
  • These programs are now available across NYS and throughout the country?

Knowledge Builder Library is Growing: Three More Just Added!

  • 7 September 2017

Do you want to know about:

  • Behavioral activation and how it can make a difference in the lives of people with depression and other behavioral health difficulties?
  • Shared decision making and how it can make a difference in the quality of interactions between prescribers and consumers and the decisions that are made?
  • Palliative care and how it can make a difference in the lives of people with serious, chronic and life threatening illness including those diagnosed with serious mental illness?

IMHATT Program Completion List

  • 6 June 2017
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.

CPI is Now a Provider of Continuing Education Credits for New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)

  • 4 April 2017

We are pleased to announce that effective February 1, 2017 the Center for Practice Innovations is a provider of continuing education credits for New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC).

CPI recognizes the other valuable professionals under the NYS Mental Health Practitioner umbrella; however we are not able, at this time, to provide continuing education credits for Creative Arts Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, or Psychoanalysts. If that should change, we will send an announcement to detail availability. 

Catalogues Are Now Available for CPI's Learning Management System and Website Consumer Portal

  • 29 January 2017


Did you know that we now have two catalogues that describe our e-learning resources? 

The Online Module Catalogue lists and provides information about 90+ online modules that are currently found in our Learning Management System (


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