Assertive Community Treatment (ACT): Making the Case and Getting Started (Columbus)

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  • This event is part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) series presented by our Center.
  • More dates are available and being planned (click here).

This event is being rescheduled. Join our mailing list and social media for updates. / November 3, 2016 / Columbus, OH / Up to 6.0 CEUs / $0 Free for Ohio providers; $125 for non-Ohio providers / "Assertive Community Treatment (ACT): Making the Case and Getting Started" is a training for innovators that are considering the implementation of this evidence-based practice for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutionalization.

Agenda | At-A-Glance

  • Morning session: Making the Case for ACT
  • Morning session: ACT Model Overview
  • Afternoon session: Getting Started with ACT

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Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW


For those considering the implementation of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. This training event is open to professionals from multiple disciplines and service settings.
  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Clinical Supervisors
  • Administrators
  • Peer supporters
  • Peer specialists
  • Peer recovery coaches


Recommended ACT resources produced by our Center:


  • Our Center provides consultation, evaluation, training, and learning communities for organizations implementing ACT and for those thinking about the process (click here to learn more).


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Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, is a consultant and trainer at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University. He provides technical assistance (consulting and training) to organizations that are implementing evidence-based practices, emerging best practices, and other strategies that improve services and outcomes for people diagnosed with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. These strategies include Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT), Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment and Mental Health Treatment (DDCAT/ DDCMHT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI), among others.

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November 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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October 27, 2016 (11:59 PM) EST
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