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
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
CACTI partner Jeff Olivet, CEO of the Center for Social Innovation, spoke at a conference on Transformative Opportunities for Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health sponsored by the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and Grand Challenges Canada. The two-day meeting took place in Bethesda, MD, on May 8 and 9, and was attended by
CTI was the topic of several talks at the “Early Intervention in First Episode Psychoses” conference at the Peruvian Ministry of Health on April 27, 2017. The presentations by Ezra Susser (Director, Columbia University Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program), Lawrence Yang (New York University), and Sarah Conover (Director, CTI Global Network) all focused on the first
In this installment of our podcast series, CTI Spotlights, we interview Lisa Johnson. Lisa Johnson is the Breaking Barriers Program Manager at Brilliant Corners in Los Angeles. Breaking Barriers is a 24-month rapid rehousing pilot program that provides housing, case management, and employment services to adults on felony probation who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
Cornerstone is a psychosocial program for youth transitioning to adulthood with serious mental health conditions. The program builds upon evidence-based practices to provide a consistent touchstone for young people during this developmental and systemic transition. With support from the National Institute of Mental Health, the program is currently being tested for feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary
On Wednesday, December 7th, CACTI hosted the most recent installment of its webinar series which addressed the intersections of Critical Time Intervention with the Housing First and Rapid Re-Housing models. The webinar was presented by Suzanne Wagner and Andrea White of Housing Innovations and Kara Capone, Chief Operating Officer of New Reach in New Haven, Connecticut. Presentations provided
Along with Renee De Vet and Helle Thorning, CACTI director Daniel Herman led a CTI workshop on September 23 in Copenhagen at the 11th European Research Conference on Homelessness. The conference, co-sponsored by FAENTSA, the European Observatory on Homelessness and the Danish National Centre for Social Research, was attended by approximately 150 researchers, policymakers and
On July 18 and 19, 2016, t3 (think. teach. transform.) and the Center for Advancement in Critical Time Intervention (CACTI) partnered to host the Critical Time Intervention Train the Trainer event. Experienced trainers and facilitators from throughout the United States and abroad traveled to Needham, Massachusetts to attend. The training was designed to prepare participants
Center investigators have launched a project with the National Alliance to End Homelessness to develop and test an adaptation of CTI to support the effective delivery of rapid re-housing programs with homeless individuals and families.