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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).

Family CTI webinar July 12

Our colleagues at the Center for Social Innovation will be offering a free webinar on July 12 from noon to 1PM eastern time that will describe the key elements in delivering CTI to high-risk families and introduce a web-based family CTI course that will be offered this coming fall.  More information and registration details are

First CTI program slated for Los Angeles

The Conrad Hilton Foundation has announced $13 million in grants to support a five-year drive to end chronic homelessness in Los Angeles. The multi-faceted initiative includes funds for a range of new housing and service programs. Included among them is a $330,000 grant to the Downtown Women’s Center to help 80 chronically homeless women effectively

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.

Update on CTI with families

Although CTI has primarily been used with single adults, the model has also been adapted to support families in the transition from homelessness to housing.   As described in a recent report from National Center on Family Homelessness about the Young Family CTI model, the approach incorporates targeted efforts to address needs around household management,

Project ASPIRE presented at ABCT conference

Clinicians and researchers from the Institute for Community Living, Inc., presented a poster evaluating the effectiveness of Project ASPIRE at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies held last month in New York City.  Project ASPIRE is an award-winning SAMHSA-funded demonstration program that applies CTI and other evidence based approaches to

Community agencies win SAMHSA Science to Service award for CTI implementation

As part of the Science to Service initiative, SAMHSA annually recognizes provider organizations that successfully introduce evidence-based interventions into their practice. Since July 2005, the Institute for Community Living, Inc. (ICL), a large behavioral health agency based in New York City, has partnered with another New York based not-for-profit, CAMBA, in the implementation of Project