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31 Mar 2020 ACT: Substance Use Specialist Clinical Care Call 3/31/2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This monthly call for Substance Use Specialists and Team Leaders will provide a forum for providers to share their experiences working with individuals in dual recovery from substance use and mental health challenges. The call will feature case presentations and discussion, tool sharing (via the Adobe room), and opportunities to share successes and ask questions. In addition, we will cover pertinent topics including engagement, stage-wise interventions and language.

Information about the call will be sent out to invitees in advance of each call.


3 Apr 2020 ACT Person-Centered Treatment Planning Virtual Training (NYC) – (NYC ACT TEAM MEMBERS ONLY) 4/3/2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Adobe Room

Time: 10 AM - 3:00 PM

The ACT Institute prioritizes the health and safety of those we serve. In order to adhere to recommendation of avoiding in person large gatherings, we will host the next ACT Person-Centered Treatment Planning training online in the Adobe Room.


The ACT Person-Centered Treatment Planning virtual training on Friday, April 3rd schedule will go as follows:


  • SESSION 1: 10 AM – 12PM
  • LUNCH BREAK: 12 PM – 1 PM
  • SESSION 2: 1 PM – 3 PM





ACT Promoting Recovery through Mobile, Team-based Approach: Online Course

ACT: Engaging Consumers in Assertive Community Treatment


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

3 Apr 2020 ACT Joint Clinical Care Call for ACT Family and Vocational Specialists 4/3/2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ACT Joint Clinical Care Call for ACT Family and Vocational Specialists

The link for the Adobe Room will be emailed prior to the clinical care call.



6 Apr 2020 ACT Team Leader Support Call 4/6/2020 2:30 PM - 3:30 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 (exceptions will be announced). 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

This call will be held in the Adobe Room, and joining information will be distributed prior to each call.

14 Apr 2020 ACT: Peer Specialist Support Call 4/14/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ACT: Peer Specialist Support Call

The call will take place on Tuesday, April 14th from 11:00AM-12:00PM.

Please note: Call-in information will be emailed to ACT Peer Specialists.

16 Apr 2020 Understanding and Addressing Challenges with Individuals Diagnosed with Personality Disorders - Part 1 4/16/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Understanding and Addressing Challenges with Individuals Diagnosed with Personality Disorders


Dr. Beth Brodsky
Associate Director
Suicide Prevention, Training, Implementation and Evaluation Program
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology
Columbia University Medical Center


Luis O. Lopez, MA, MS
Coordinator of Fidelity and Best Practices
ACT Institute/CPI
New York State Psychiatric Institute


The ACT Institute is very happy to announce a 3-part webinar on engaging and working with individuals diagnosed with Personality Disorders.  Based on numerous conversations with our NYS team leaders on challenges encountered with people diagnosed with these experiences, the ACT Institute reached out to one of our experts, Dr. Beth Brodsky, for some guidance and support on the topic.  Beth Brodsky and Luis Lopez will review difficulties experienced by individuals and providers, challenging behaviors identified by team members, and issues related to stigma.  Also, they will discuss the relationship between PD’s and trauma and traumatic events. The webinars are scheduled for:


Thursday, April 16th
Thursday, May 7th
Thursday, May 28th


All webinars will start at 11 AM – 12 PM
An email invitation sent a week prior to the webinar will include information on how to join the webinar.


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