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  • ACT | Getting-Started Guide

    $0 / Free PDF / This 16-page booklet helps organizations prepare to implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. This planning document is organized in 6 sections that include frequently asked questions about ACT, answers, recommended reading, and next steps for your organization. ACT improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutional recidivism.

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ACT | Getting-Started Guide


Editor's Note, 10/17/2016:  The "ACT Getting-Started Guide, 2nd Edition Revised" is now available as a free PDF download (see right column).


This 16-page booklet helps organizations prepare to implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. ACT 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. This planning document is organized in 6 sections that include

  • Frequently asked questions about ACT
  • Answers
  • Recommended reading
  • Related resources
  • Next steps for your organization to take 

PRODUCT SPECS

  • 2nd Edition Revisded, October 2016
  • 8.5 x 11" booklet
  • 16 pages
  • Free PDF (see "Free Downloads" in right column)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This booklet was developed by our Center's Ohio Assertive Community Treatment Coordinating Center of Excellence (ACT CCOE) initiative with support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).


MORE INFORMATION

To learn more abut Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and our consulting and training services for ACT implementation, visit the "practices" section of our website.

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CITATION

Title: ACT | Getting-Started Guide
Title #2: 2nd Edition Revised
Author(s): Ric Kruszynski, Patrick Boyle, and Jon Ramos
Publication Year: 2016
Volume #: October
Publisher City: Cleveland
Publisher Name: Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University

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