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.


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IMHATT Program Completion List

  • 10 May 2020

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 NewsBrief: Online Module on the Diagnosis of Eating Disorders Now Available

  • 7 May 2020

Did you know that:

  • There are several distinct easing disorders, including:
    • Anorexia Nervosa
    • Bulimia Nervosa
    • Binge-Eating Disorder
    • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
    • Pica
    • Rumination Disorder
  • The earliest medical description of Anorexia Nervosa appeared in 1689
  • Binge-Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder was introduced as an eating disorder in DSM-5
  • Eating disorders do not discriminate by body size or race and ethnicity

CPI NewsBrief: Wellness Self-Management for the COVID-19 Crisis (WSM-COVID19)

  • 5 May 2020

Many practitioners and recipients are familiar with Wellness Self-Management (WSM), a curriculum-based clinical practice designed to assist adults to effectively manage serious mental health problems.  WSM lessons focus on recovery, mental health wellness, relapse prevention and more.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) and the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) have worked together to develop six new WSM lessons which can be used remotely or face-to-face, in individual and group meetings.  


CPI NewsBrief: CPI's Second in a Series of Psychopharmacology Modules is Now Available

Antipsychotic Medications: An Update for Prescribing Clinicians 

  • 4 May 2020

This is the second online training module designed for psychiatrists and nurse practitioners who have been in the prescribing workforce long enough to have mastered the basic elements of prescribing psychotropic medications and to have reasonable familiarity with available medications.

We hope these trainings provide content that is relevant for your practice; but more than that, we hope they are more engaging than typical long lectures accompanied by numerous slides reviewing medication after medication  

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

  • 18 March 2020

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 (

The Consumer and Family Portal lists and provides information for providers, consumers and their families.


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