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.

We are now a provider of Social Work Continuing Education Credits. To learn more click here.

1st of 3 Violence Risk Management Modules is Now Available

We see the headlines often, linking violence and mental illness. It's a complicated situation. However, violence risk screening and assessment is recommended as a routine component of clinical practice. Read more.

Two New Mini-modules for Consumers and Family Members

We're pleased to be developing resources for use by consumers and family members, which can be found in the consumer/family portal on CPI's website. This portal does not require logins or passwords. Read more.

Working With Families Module is Now Available!

Consumers and family members can benefit when family members are included in care. This module shows strategies to make that happen in a person-centered way! We're pleased to announce that the Working with Families module is now available to you. Read more.

IMHATT Program Completion List

Please click here to 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.

Looking for OnTrackUSA?

OnTrackUSA provides manuals and other web-based resources as well as consultation and training to programs and State agencies that would like to implement Coordinated Specialty Care teams (CSCs) for people with early psychosis. CSC teams provide innovative, evidence-based, recovery-oriented treatment to young people who have recently begun experiencing psychotic symptoms. These teams help people achieve their goals for school, work and relationships. To learn more, click here.

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