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The ACT Institute 2nd Annual Peer Learning Community Day of ACT Peer Specialists at the New York State Psychiatric Institute

The ACT Institute 2nd Annual Peer Learning Community Day of ACT Peer Specialists at the New York State Psychiatric Institute

  • 28 June 2018
We had the entire day to share ideas and strategies and trade stories from the field in the service of supporting one another and developing clarity for the ACT Peer role for everyone in the greater Peer community and behavioral health workforce. As a start to the activity-packed day, Helle Thorning, ACT Institute Director and Sascha DuBrul, Recovery Specialist & Trainer welcomed everyone, framing the experience as a mutual learning opportunity for those in the field versus those working in administration and training. Read more 

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

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

  • 2 April 2018
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

ACT Expands its Role in New York State!

ACT Expands its Role in New York State!

  • 5 February 2018

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is committed to the development of twenty new Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams that will be launched throughout New York State. ACT is an evidence-based model with strong roots in recovery and person-centered approaches. Read more.

The ACT Institute introduces the Spanish translation of ACT: Wellness Self-Management for Transition Personal Workbook

The ACT Institute introduces the Spanish translation of ACT: Wellness Self-Management for Transition Personal Workbook

  • 5 February 2018
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

Happiest Holidays - Warm wishes from the ACT Institute

  • 22 December 2017

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

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

  • 6 November 2017

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

ACT is One Step on the Continuity of Care Towards Recovery

CPI's ACT Institute Works With NYS OMH and ACT Teams to Help People Transition to Less Intensive Services and Community Integration

  • 5 November 2017

Did you know that:

* ACT was originally envisioned as an intensive and mobile intervention in the community supporting the transition from hospital to community
* ACT was viewed as a hospital without walls that focused on community stabilization and without a specified length of treatment
* In fact, the initial view was that consumers would require ACT services forever. Read more 

NYC’s ACT Institute Facilitates Important Discussions at the Oregon Center of Excellence for ACT Annual Conference

  • 31 August 2017

Luis Lopez, Coordinator of Fidelity and Best Practices of the ACT Institute at the Center for Practice Innovations at Columbia Psychiatry, was one of the keynote speakers at the Annual Oregon Center of Excellence for Assertive Community Treatment (OCEACT) Conference, June 12-13, 2017.

The ACT Institute and Columbia School of Social Work Receive a New York Community Trust Grant to Investigate the Needs and Assets of ACT Participants who are Parents or are Pregnant

  • 3 August 2017
The ACT Institute and Columbia School of Social Work Receive a New York Community Trust Grant to Investigate the Needs and Assets of ACT Participants who are Parents or are Pregnant

In collaboration with the Columbia School of Social Work and Dr. Ellen Lukens, Helle Thorning and the ACT Institute received a grant from New York Community Trust to research the needs, risks and assets of ACT participants who are pregnant or parents of children under 18. Read more.

 

NYC’s ACT Institute First Peer Specialist Retreat

  • 3 August 2017
The ACT Institute’s first retreat created specifically for those working in the Peer Specialist role was held on Tuesday, June 6 in the Board Room of the New York State Psychiatric Institute. 
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