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7 Aug 2017 ACT Team Leader Support Call 8/7/2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ACT Team Leader Support Call

Pascale Jean-Noel, Director of Training, will host a Team Leader Support Call which will be held on the first Monday of each month. The first one will take place on Monday, August 7th, from 12pm-1pm. This call time will be an open forum for team leaders and/ or Program Assistants to ask questions or raise concerns relevant to the team leader role on ACT. 

Questions and discussions can include: 

  • Team training
  • Community visits
  • Treatment plans
  • Transition
  • Administrative issues
  • Accessing the LMS

Future calls will take place on the following dates in 2017:

  • 9/4
  • 10/2
15 Aug 2017 ACT Forensic Learning Community Call 8/15/2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
CT Forensic Learning Community Call

The Forensic Learning Community conference call takes place monthly Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 PM. At this meeting, a team will present a consumer from their ACT team and lead a discussion on best practices and challenges. At the end of each meeting, another team will be asked to volunteer to present at the following meeting. Forensic-focused ACT team leaders will be emailed the call-in information. All ACT team members are encouraged to attend.

Future calls will take place on the following dates in 2017:

  • 8/15
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

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.

What's New

ACT Institute Upcoming Training - March 2017

ACT Core/Treatment Planning Trainings:

Please note 2016-2017 training dates have been posted to our website.

  • 3/03/17. LI Field Office, Brentwood – 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM – Tx Planning
  • 3/17/17. NYC Field Office, NY—10:00 AM-4:00 PM– Tx Planning

To learn more and to register, click here.

Click here to view previous issues of ACT Upcoming events.

My Internship with the Center for Practice Innovations

  • 8 October 2015
I have been asked to write about my experience as the Howie the Harp peer intern at the Center for Practice Innovations this fall, and I do so with the greatest pleasure. Mine was a fulfilling experience, both on a personal and on a professional level


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