Case Management Training Institute

CMTI, generously funded by the CT Department of Housing, was created to provide a comprehensive training program for individuals with case management responsibilities in AIDS services, AIDS housing, domestic violence, homeless shelters, and transitional living programs, regardless of how the positions are funded (i.e. DPH, HOPWA, DOH, and DMHAS).

Click on the following links for more detailed information about CMTI:

(Or click here for a PDF version of the CMTI Manual)

Online Registration:

Click on the link(s) below to register for an upcoming session. Unless otherwise noted, all sessions are 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Center Congregational Church in Meriden. Light refreshments provided. All sessions are free for ACT members, however non-members will be charged $15 per person. Checks should be mailed prior to each session to: ACT, 110 Bartholomew Ave, Ste 3050, Hartford, CT 06106. Each session is limited to 25 participants, so in order to accommodate as many agencies as possible, there will be a maximum of 2 staff per agency for each session. If you would like to send more than 2 staff from your agency please contact us at to discuss the possibility of special arrangements. PLEASE NOTE: Failure to attend without sending an email to at least 24 hours in advance will result in a $25.00 charge and may limit your access to future trainings.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Understanding Depression, Anxiety, Trauma - CLOSED

Presented by Richard Fisher, LCSW, Director, DMHAS Education and Training Division

This training will explore the causes, symptoms, effects and treatment of depression, anxiety and trauma. At the completion of the training the participant will be able to understand the:

  1. prevalence, causes, symptoms and treatments for depression;
  2. prevalence, causes, symptoms and treatments for anxiety disorders;
  3. prevalence, causes, symptoms and treatments for trauma related disorders;
  4. stress-vulnerability model of mental health conditions; and
  5. concept of recovery capital in relation to mental health conditions.

9:30 -10:15 Depression
10:15-10:45 Stress Vulnerability Model and Recovery Capital
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Anxiety and Anxiety disorders
11:45-12:30 Trauma, PTSD and Effects of Trauma