December 5, 2018
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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November 27, 2018 (11:59 PM) EST
 
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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Model Overview [Columbus, OH]

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  • Ohio providers: Free for ACT team members; $60 for others
  • Non-Ohio ACT providers: $125
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Abstract

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a widely researched service delivery model for individuals with mental illness (and co-occurring substance abuse) who experience consistent, severe symptoms and who benefit from regular, intensive treatment from a multidisciplinary team of trained mental health professionals.  Participants of this workshop will learn the basic concepts, structure and critical ingredients of an ACT team.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the ACT Model and its History.
  • List at least 5 critical ingredients that make up an ACT team.
  • List at least 4 ACT team members that make up the multi-disciplinary team.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Organizations that are interested in and/or in the process of implementing and utilizing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. Examples of those who should attend include the following:

  • Program managers
  • Team leaders
  • Team members 
  • Quality Improvement (QI) specialists

 

 


 
 

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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