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CACTI and HiFi project meet for CTI Fidelity Review Training

Vivian Lyons, an epidemiology PhD candidate at the University of Washington, visited CACTI Global Network Director and CTI founder Sally Conover, MPH at CUNY Hunter’s Silberman School of Social Work campus on Tuesday, January 30th to take part in a fidelity review training. Ms. Lyons and her team were previously profiled on this site; they are leading an

CTI framework implemented in Seattle with gun-shot wound patients

A group of clinicians and researchers in Seattle have adapted the CTI model to provide structured outreach to people treated for gunshot wounds at the Harborview Medical Center (HMC). In a cluster randomized trial led by Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, this six-month Helping Individuals with Firearm Injuries (HiFi) intervention is being compared to standard care among

CTI Webinar: DSM Changes

Join us Tuesday May 17th 2 – 3:30pm ET for the next installment of our webinar series which will address the details and implications of the recent changes to the DSM.

CTI Spotlight: Dr. Dennis Culhane

In this installment of our podcast series, CTI Spotlights, CACTI Director Dan Herman interviews Dr. Dennis Culhane. Dr. Culhane’s contributions to CTI include studies of homelessness, at-risk veterans, and vulnerable youth and young adults transitioning from institutional care. Dr. Culhane believes there’s a cure for homelessness – listen to this podcast to hear how.

Apply for Center for Social Innovation’s Motivational Interviewing Simulator Study

Does your agency provide supportive housing? Is your agency interested in adopting Motivational Interviewing to improve outcomes for clients? If you answered yes to both of these questions, consider applying to be a part of the Center for Social Innovation’s Motivational Interviewing (MI) Simulator research study. This study will evaluate two new training tools that reinforce MI skills. Participating agencies will receive FREE face-to-face MI training and access to the two tools.

CTI Highlighted at American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness

CACTI director Dr. Daniel Herman spoke earlier this month as researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from around the country assembled at Harvard University for The Elements of Scaling: Composing the Solution, the third annual Next Practices national convening of the American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness.

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.

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.