Special Initiatives

Community Oriented Recovery and Empowerment (CORE) Services

This page is a collection of training offerings, tools and resources related to New York State’s new CORE Services benefit. CORE Services are available in the Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) and HIV Special Needs Plan (HIV SNP) benefit packages to enrollees meeting eligibility criteria.

Family Peer Support

Family and Youth Peer Advocates provide critical support to families and young people across all child-serving systems in New York State. They work in community-based organizations, mental health clinics, schools, independent living centers, residential programs and hospitals. They bring the valuable perspective and expertise that comes from lived-experience. In addition, as a part of their credentialing process, they complete role-specific competency training. CTAC works in partnership with Families Together in New York State to support the Family and Youth Peer workforce and the organizations through which they are employed.

Youth Peer Support

Family and Youth Peer Advocates provide critical support to families and young people across all child-serving systems in New York State. They work in community-based organizations, mental health clinics, schools, independent living centers, residential programs and hospitals. They bring the valuable perspective and expertise that comes from lived-experience. In addition, as a part of their credentialing process, they complete role-specific competency training. CTAC works in partnership with Families Together in New York State to support the Family and Youth Peer workforce and the organizations through which they are employed.

Supervisor's Business Concepts Course

The Supervisor's Business Concepts Course brings business knowledge and practice directly to the behavioral health manager and supervisor through a specially designed curriculum consisting of training, workshops and expert panelists.

Provider Spotlight

At CTAC, we have the privilege of providing training and technical assistance activities to a diverse set of providers, agencies, and clinics throughout New York State. Many participants excitedly respond and share their plans to integrate new skills into their own practice. It is incredibly encouraging and we would like to highlight some of the amazing work our providers are doing with the rest of the CTAC audience!

Children's System Transformation

This page is a collection of training offerings, tools and resources around the Children's System Transformation including the transition to Medicaid Managed Care, the new Children and Family Treatment and Support Services, and the aligned Home and Community Based Services.