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5 Jun 2018 ACT: The OUR TURN 2 Role-Based Training (Topic: Peer Specialists) 6/5/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Our Turn 2 Role-Based training calls for new teams and providers hired within the last 6 months
8 Jun 2018 ACT Second Annual Peer Specialists Community Day 6/8/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

ACT Second Annual Peer Specialists Community Day (face to face)

Location: New York State Psychiatric Institute
                 40 Haven Avenue
                 Multi-Purpose Room (Room 6602), Sixth Floor

The meeting will take place on Friday, June 8th from 10AM-4PM.

How to Register: New staff members must register themselves within the Center for Practice Innovation's Learning Community in order to sign up for training. Team Leaders should forward the self-registration link and instructions they received to all staff requiring training. The link you received is unique to your team and will need to be used to register new hires for ACT training. Please keep this information accessible, so you are able to continuously register any new staff. If you are returning, please go to https://rfmh.csod.com

 

 

12 Jun 2018 ACT: The OUR TURN 2 Role-Based Training (Topic: Team Leaders) 6/12/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Our Turn 2 Role-Based training calls for new teams and providers hired within the last 6 months
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The ACT Institute provides training, support, and consultation to Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) providers across New York State.  Our training curriculum is based on national evidence-based practice consortium standards and modifications to these standards as developed by the Office of Mental Health. Training is delivered via in-person and distance-learning modalities. Our trainers include both staff of the Center for Practice Innovations and other expert consultants.

We are now a provider of Continuing Education Credits. Learn more

What's New

ACT Institute Upcoming Training - May 2018

ACT TEAMS

Core Principles & Person-Centered Treatment Planning Training

*May 4: ACT Treatment Planning, WNY

*May 11: ACT Treatment Planning, HR

*May 11: ACT CORE, CNY

*May 24: ACT CORE, WNY

*May 25: ACT Treatment Planning, NYC

Trainings are from 10AM to 4:30PM. For training site addresses and to register, please click on the dates above. Read more.

Click here to view previous issues of ACT Upcoming events.

ACT News Briefs

The ACT Institute and Columbia School of Social Work are excited to Present the Newest ACT Training- ACT Participants who are Parents: Strategies for Assessment and Collaboration
After nearly a year in development, a four-course training series about ACT Participants who are also parents is set to launch this spring. Informed by in-depth interviews with 15 ACT Participants and focus groups with 5 ACT Teams, this training aims to deliver a comprehensive overview for ACT Providers who are working with parents or people who want to become parents. The training highlights the personal stories, strengths and resilience of ACT participants who are parents, while also exploring the opportunities for community support and providing guidelines for interagency collaboration, especially with ACS and housing. Read more. 

The ACT Institute introduces the Spanish translation of ACT: Wellness Self-Management for Transition Personal Workbook
Estamos felices de anunciar que ahora tenemos el Cuaderno Personal para el Autocontrol del Bienestar para la Transición en Español. El Cuaderno Personal para el Autocontrol del Bienestar es un programa para personas que han tenido experiencias con retos emocionales y psicológicos que han dado lugar a dificultades en la vida. Las personas que participan en este programa están buscando mejorar su éxito y satisfacción en áreas importantes de la vida. Read more

Happiest Holidays - Warm wishes from the ACT Institute
As we reflect on 2017, we are thankful to be able to support the work of New York State ACT Teams. We are proud of the work that you do. Read more

The ACT Institute and NYU Silver School of Social Work Receive a NYU Provost Challenge Grant to Investigate the Social Networks and their Impact on Community Integration for ACT Participants
Dr. Helle Thorning and the ACT Institute is collaborating with Dr. Rohini Pahwa from Silver School of Social Work to get a better understanding of transition and community integration of individuals on ACT using social network analysis. Read more

2017 New York State Peer Specialist Meeting
Albany, NY--On the afternoon of July 31st, 2017, Tony Trahan, Deputy Director of the Office of Consumer Affairs, New York State Office of Mental Health (NYS OMH), greeted approximately 60 Peer Specialists--several from ACT teams--from across the state at the New York State Peer Specialist Meeting. Read more

ACT Talk

Dr. Lewis-Fernandez

Podcast on 5/26/2015

Mr.Louis Vavrina will talk about Navigating Recovery's Rocky Road. Mr. Vavrina is a recent Howie the Harp graduate who, as part of that training, did an internship at the Center for Practice Innovations.

The ACT Institute will host monthly ACT TALK.  In a radio interview style, the director of the ACT Institute, Helle Thorning, will engage invited guests in a dialog of emerging issues related to ACT in today's health care environment.  Listeners are invited to participate and we look forward to stimulating and informative conversations during this critical time in health care.

Click here to listen to previous sessions of ACT Talk.

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