Join the growing number of communities that are helping to minimize the negative impact of severe mental illness in adolescents and young adults, so that they can live healthy, rewarding and productive lives.

Innovative, comprehensive training for today’s world

The PIER Training Institute is helping mental health providers and organizations across the nation bring the power of The PIER Model to their community. This implementation method has led to success and markedly improved outcomes in ten U.S. sites, including 14 entire counties, encompassing a population of over 14 million. Implementation is underway for the City of Philadelphia and the State of Delaware.

We provide training in:

  • Community outreach education
  • Comprehensive clinical assessment
  • Assertive community treatment
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Supported employment
  • Occupational therapy
  • Health and medical interventions

Our training process includes:

  • Crucial early detection and intervention techniques
  • Evidence-based methods for each learning component
  • Training led by experts, including some of the world’s leading authorities on the early detection of mental illness
  • In-person, on-site training and ongoing supervision
  • Distance training and ongoing supervision
  • Certification as a PIER Model Program

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PIER Model Training & Certification  Family Psychoeducation Training & Certification