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What is The ACT Institute?

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.

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News Briefs

     Happy Holidays from the ACT Institute
     ACT Team Leader Retreat 2019 - Changing the Narrative: Breaking Through Barriers
  The ACT Institute was pleased to present the ACT Team Leader Retreat on October 10th and October 11th in Albany, New York. The retreat brought together 78 ACT Team Leaders and Vocation Specialists from all five NYS regions (NYC, Hudson River, Central NY, Western NY, and Long Island), along with OMH Administrators, to change the narrative and break through barriers. Read more.
    Abaigeal Duke joins CPI Staff as Recovery Specialist and Trainer   
We are pleased to announce that Abaigeal Duke has joined our staff as Recovery Specialist and Trainer for the OnTrackNY initiative and ACT Institute. In this role, she will work directly with OnTrackNY and ACT teams across NYS. Read more.
    Assertive Community Treatment Updated Staff Training Requirements Now Located in the LMS 
    We are pleased to announce the Assertive Community Treatment Updated Staff Training Requirements, now located in the LMS. Please review the ACT Training Memo from NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), Bureau of Rehabilitation Support Services regarding the updates and how they affect your team’s training status. The ACT Institute Curriculum Training Guide provides a more in-depth overview of the new ACT Training curriculum, including requirements for newly hired ACT Providers. Read more.    




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