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Brief CTI reduces risk of early readmission

A soon-to-be published article in Psychiatric Services investigates the impact of a brief version of CTI (B-CTI) on the occurrence of psychiatric readmission of adults with serious mental illness.

Federally funded project promotes CTI to reduce hospital readmissions

SMINET: Applying Evidence to Improve Care and Outcomes in Severe Mental Illness builds on an established multi-state consortium to increase uptake, on a broad scale, of selected evidence-based practices in the care of persons with severe mental illness that are particularly high-impact targets for improving long-term health outcomes. In this context, CTI is being promoted as a potential strategy to reduce the risk rehospitalization among high-risk patients following discharge from acute psychiatric treatment.

CBC project Pathway Home providing personalized CTI in New York City

Project Director Mark Graham states, “Our program allows for our clinicians to assess clients and provide personalized treatment, so our clients get the intervention that is needed rather than something prescribed. We can address individual needs, and this results in a high level of buy-in and engagement.”

RedeAmericas meeting in Santiago

Representatives from the seven cities of the NIMH-funded RedeAmericas, including Sarah Conover, director of the CTI Global Network, attended the annual meeting last week at the University of Chile Salvador Allende School of Public Health in Santiago.

CTI-TS pilot starting soon in Argentina

The NIMH-funded RedeAmericas regional network has added Cordoba, Argentina, as a third city to the ongoing CTI-Task Shifting (CTI-TS) pilot study that started in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Santiago, Chile.

New CTI Implementation Self-Assessment Tool

A new CTI Implementation Self-Assessment tool is now available to help CTI teams to assess the degree to which their programs adhere to the practices and principles of the CTI model.

Report: CTI on Skid Row

A new report highlights the successes of a large-scale implementation of CTI in Los Angeles’ Skid Row, which was run by The Downtown Women’s Center (DWC).