assertive community treatment


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assertive community treatment

(ă-sĕr′tiv)
A community-based multidisciplinary treatment approach in mental health that includes case management, team-based group decision-making, and client/family involvement.
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Criminal justice involvement, behavioral health service use, and costs of forensic assertive community treatment: a randomized trial.
EG: assertive community treatment (ACT) (2006) [48] and individual placement and support (IPS) (ACT is an intensive and integrated approach for community mental health services) CG: supported employment program (usual vocational and mental health services provided by local agencies) (b) Howard et al.
Techniques used by assertive community treatment (ACT) teams to encourage adherence: patient and staff perceptions.
Involving clients and their relatives and friends in psychiatric care: Case managers' experiences of training in resource group assertive community treatment. PsyCh Journal, 1, 15-27.
Economic impacts of assertive community treatment: a review of the literature.
people who received assertive community treatment with a court order to
Randomised evaluation of assertive community treatment: 3-year outcomes.
It also might include the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), family and couples therapy and assertive community treatment (ACT), depending on patients' clinical and demographic presentations.
It has been suggested that service characteristics impact heavily engagement, referring to practical details of everyday practice, such as organizing follow-up appointments, or to the level of the whole service organization, such as assertive community treatment [11].
And in a time of budget cuts, states are cutting back on enhanced services like Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams and recovery-oriented programs.
Dixon described the Connection program as a cross between Critical Time Intervention programs, Assertive Community Treatment interventions, employment agencies, and drop-in centers.
(5) For participants with the greatest support needs, HF provides case management using the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model, which delivers proactive, intensive, community-based support, often in the individual's own residence, available around the clock if necessary, and with close cooperation between the ACT team and inpatient services when needed.