Featured Practices

  • Assertive Community Treatment

    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice that improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric crisis and hospitalization, and involvement in the criminal justice system. Our Center provides consulting, training, and evaluation to mental health organizations in Ohio and other states that provide ACT services, plan to implement ACT, and wish to integrate ACT with Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT).

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Featured Events

  • ACT Team Leader Training (2 Days)

    May 14-15, 2019 / Columbus, OH / 12.0 CEUs + Supervision Credits (for 2 days) / $0, Free for Ohio ACT team leaders; $250 for non-Ohio / "ACT Team Leader Training" is a two-day event for innovators who are implementing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) with aspirations of high fidelity to this evidence-based practice for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutionalization. / Presented by Deana Leber-George, MEd, LPCC-S; and Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, of our Center. / Funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

    5/14/2019 - 5/15/2019

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Featured Stories

  • Learn Motivational Interviewing to Build Trust, Relationships around Desire for Personal Change

    Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and improving physical health. Attend our Center's Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events. MI is an evidence-based treatment utilized in a variety of service settings and models (e.g., ACT, IDDT, SE/IPS, Integrated primary health, housing services, residential treatment). / Supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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Featured Resources

  • ACT | Timeline for Implementation (Booklet)

    $0 / Free PDF / This 20-page booklet provides a timeline for developing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services during the first year of implementation. Use this booklet to guide your activities and to communicate with stakeholders inside your organization and in your community. This booklet provides an overview of and introduction to important tasks in the ACT implementation process. It also serves as a record (or checklist) of the incremental progress that you make over time.

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