ACT Comes of Age as a Program and a Professional Specialty

In addition to being an EBP, the field of assertive community treatment is a specialty program that has come of age with its own professional association, Assertive Community Treatment Association (ACTA). On its website (http://www.ACTassociation.org), one can learn about ACTA annual conferences, training, and program standards. In the United States, special training and technical assistance centers are sponsored by state mental health agencies (e.g., ACT Center of Indiana and the Bridgeway Training & Technical Assistance Center, Elizabeth, New Jersey). Some version of ACT services are funded in dozens of U.S. states, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

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