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Multi-site CTI trials launch in Netherlands

The Netherlands Center for Social Care Research at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, with funding from the national government, has launched two randomized controlled trials to assess the effectiveness of CTI in Dutch services for homeless people and victims of domestic violence.

Dutch team returns

Mental health workers and local officials from the Netherlands in met in March with researchers from Columbia University and several provider organizations involved with CTI implementation in NYC.  Part of an ongoing collaboration between researchers and providers in the US and the Netherlands, this was the third visit to the city by Dutch providers interested

CTI symposium features international collaboration

The  Institute on Psychiatric Services, an annual meeting of community-based psychiatrists organized by the American Psychiatric Association,  was the site of a well-attended symposium on CTI held on October 11, 2009.  The symposium, organized by Bert van Hemert of the ParnassiaBavo Group and Leiden University in the Netherlands and Dan Herman of New York State Psychiatric

Dutch CTI team visits NYC

A team of mental health workers and researchers from the Netherlands visited during the week of September 15 to meet with staff from Columbia University and several provider organizations involved with CTI implementation in New York City.  Adaptation and testing of the CTI model has been underway for several years in the Netherlands where there

Canadian best practices portal adds CTI

CTI has been added to the Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention.  The portal, maintained by the Public Health Agency of Canada, is intended to improve policy and program decision-making by enabling access to the best available evidence on chronic disease prevention and health promotion.

NODPAM: effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of needs-oriented discharge planning and monitoring for high utilisers of psychiatric services

German researchers based at Ulm University are conducting a multi-site randomized trial testing a brief intervention intended to ehance continuity of care for high utilizers of psychiatric services following discharge from inpatient treatment.  Although the research team notes that the study was partially inspired by CTI, the model they are employing differs from CTI in