Skip all navigation Skip to page navigation

DHHS Home | A-Z Site Map | Divisions | About Us | Contacts | En Español

NC Department of Health and Human Services Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

Clinical Skills

Training Partners

Area Health Education Centers (AHECs). The mission of the North Carolina AHEC Program is to meet the state’s health and health workforce needs by providing educational programs in partnership with academic institutions, health care agencies, and other organizations committed to improving the health of the people of North Carolina. (The Southern Regional AHEC houses the N.C. Evidence-Based Practices Center which is where a lot of evidenced based practice training and other clinical skills trainings are offered).

MST Services offer training in Multisystemic Therapy.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) tool kit information and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers the standards and technical assistance in the form of a program of assertive community treatment (PACT). As stated on the NAMI website: Call the NAMI Assertive Community Treatment Technical Assistance Center toll-free at 1-800-950-6264 to receive the PACT Advocacy Guide, the PACT Fact Sheet, the PACT Implementation Checklist, and the national PACT Program Standards for New Teams.  For more information about programs of assertive community treatment, to order the The PACT Model of Community-Based Treatment for Persons with Severe and Persistent Mental ILlness:  A Manual for PACT Start-Up, or to read the national PACT Standards for New Teams visit the NAMI web site,, or call the NAMI ACT Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-950-6264.

Send questions about training to the Division's training team.
 Ready NC Connect NC