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


Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Workers

Module is Now Available

  • 5 November 2017

These are the myths:

  • "If I ask someone directly about suicide, I will be giving the person ideas."
  • "Someone who says that he or she is suicidal is only seeking attention."
  • "If someone has decided to end their own life by suicide, no one can stop them."
  • "I'm not an expert, I might make the situation worse."

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.

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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