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Next Live Online CTI Training Starts March 12th

Are you or your team interested in being trained in Critical Time Intervention? Our next live online training series led by t3 begins on March 12, 2018. The course, taught by clinical social worker and educator Bebe Smith, MSW, LCSW will run live for 90 minutes on Mondays from March 12 to April 9 from 1:00-2:00pm EST. Various continuing

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 Spotlight: Rachel Hopkins and Shane Hurst (Podcast)

In this installment of our podcast series, CTI Spotlights, we talk with Rachel Hopkins and Shane Hurst, LMFT and of Weber Human Services in Ogden, Utah. Rachel works as the Managed Care Case Management Supervisor and Shane as the Clinical Quality Supervisor. Weber Human Services serves the populations of Weber and Morgan Counties and is organized

CTI training with Maryland Collaboration for Homeless Enhancement Services

  As part of CTI’s ongoing work with the Maryland Collaboration for Homeless Enhancement Services (MD-CHES), Kris Wright of Maryland DHMH and Priya Arokiaswamy of EMP Center and CHES traveled to Hunter College in New York City this September to receive CTI-TTT (Train the Trainer) Training from CTI developer Sally Conover. Ms. Conover then visited

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 Spotlight: Rhonda Herndon and Sonja Haughton

In this installment of our podcast series, CTI Spotlights, we interview Rhonda Herndon (Practice Manager) and Sonja Haughton (Clinical Team Leader) of the CTI program at The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD in Houston, Texas. The Harris Center is a collaborator in a county-wide Mental Health Jail Diversion Program that is the result

CTI Featured at Conference in Lima, Peru

The RedeAmericas Conference was held on July 12-13, 2017 to launch the second phase of a regional mental health research hub under the leadership of Rubén Alvarado (O’Higgins University, Chile). At the conference, membership expanded from the original five countries to include four new ones. Sarah Conover (Director, CTI Global Network) led discussions about helpful online tools

CTI Presentation at Next Week’s NAEH Conference

CACTI collaborator Ben Noll of Friendship Place will present on CTI at the 2017 National Conference on Ending Homelessness hosted by the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Noll’s presentation is part of a workshop entitled Ensuring Housing Stability After Homelessness, scheduled for Wednesday morning of the three-day conference, which opens Monday, July 17th in Washington,

CTI to be Featured in Upcoming UK Conference

On July 4th and 5th, Alex Smith of Changing Lives and Michael Corbishley of SHP will present on “Preventing homelessness: How can the US model of a Critical Time Intervention approach apply in England?” at the 2017 Homeless Link annual conference in Hinckley, England, entitled Under One Roof. Smith and Corbishley recently returned from a visit to the US sponsored by the Oak Foundation, during which they learned from homelessness organizations that are implementing the CTI model. They will

North Country Health Consortium Hosts CTI Kick-off Event in New Hampshire

On Thursday, June 1st, the North Country Health Consortium hosted a CTI kick-off event in Plymouth, New Hampshire – marking the launch of an effort to roll-out multiple CTI programs as part of the state’s DSRIP-funded Medicaid waiver program. CACTI Director Dan Herman presented an overview of the model and provided guidance on key implementation issues. In attendance