New research suggests that residential and outpatient substance use treatment programs must play in active role in facilitating patients’ transition between levels of care in order to improve patient outcomes.
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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.
The RedeAmericas, a NIMH-funded regional hub, held its annual meeting at the Institute of Psychiatry in Rio de Janeiro this week. The agenda focused on the CTI-Task Shifting randomized pilot study.
The Third International Conference on Practice Research in social work was held in June at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in NYC.
A newly published paper by Andrew Tomita of Columbia University and Dan Herman of Hunter College investigates the impact of CTI on the continuity of care following psychiatric hospitalization.
Two CTI-related studies were presented at the International Homelessness Research Conference at the University of Pennsylvania.
Practitioners and researchers from three Latin American countries in the NIMH-funded RedeAmericas regional mental health network spent the last two weeks of May in NYC where they received intensive training.
A newly published paper by Andrew Tomita of Columbia University and Dan Herman of Hunter College examines the impact CTI in reducing rehospitalization among formerly homeless individuals with severe and persistent mental illness after discharge from inpatient psychiatric treatment. In a randomized trial with 150 participants, psychiatric rehospitalization at the end of the 18-month followup period was significantly lower
A team from the United Kingdom have published results from a pilot randomized trial testing the feasibility of using a brief version of CTI with persons with mental illness following release from prison. Sixty prisoners were randomly assigned to receive either a brief CTI intervention or usual discharge planning services. The study aimed to see
A newly-published study by Fang-Pei Chen of the Columbia University School of Social Work explores the ways in which service setting characteristics influence the implementation and practice of CTI. Results show service structure (e.g., the platform for relationship building, staff to manage housing applications, and organizational policy on substance abuse) and agency services (e.g., existing resources