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- Policy Memos and Guidance Documents:
ACT reimbursement information:
- ACT Reimbursement
- ACT Prescriber Reimbursement
- ACT Vocational Specialist and Reimbursement
- ACT and CCBHC
- Tools and Forms:
The ACT admission criteria form has been revised to reflect system changes to ICD 10. A crosswalk document now accompanies the form.
Learn more about the Tool for Measurement of ACT (TMACT) – a contemporary evaluation tool used to assess how well a program is implementing critical elements of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT).
- "What's Important in My Life" - The Personal Goals and Values Card Sorting Task for Individuals with Schizophrenia
- Strengths-based Pre-Planning Guide
- Goal Planning Sheets (GPS)
Planning for Graduation
- ACT & Transition Aged Youth:
Voices of Recovery Video Series – Center for Practice Innovations’ Consumer and Family Portal includes a series of 24 vignettes of consumer and family members sharing inspirational and informative recovery stories focusing on a variety of topics.
Early Intervention in Psychosis - Welcome to the NASMHPD Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) virtual resource center, made possible through the generous support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Dr. Mueser presents on diagnostic issues for individual experiencing first episode psychosis - 50 minute audio recording (be patient - it takes a bit to buffer)
Links to Navigate manuals
Link to Department of Mental Health Employment Services webpage
RTC Pathways to Positive Futures website
Focal Point: Early Psychosis Interventionpublication
Supported Employment and Youth
- Supported Employment & Education Motivational Tools
- Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace
- What's My Next Move?
A guide to exploring careers using online documents from the U.S. Department of Labor
- Benefits for Young People: The Basics
- Getting a Higher Education: The Basics
- School and Work Calculator
- NAVIGATE Supported Employment and Education (SEE) Manual
- By-Youth-For-Youth Employment
- New Restrictions on Subminimum Wage Under WIOA: Requirements and Opportunities for State IDD Agencies
Describing Yourself - Here is the list of personal qualities that you can use to help a person begin to identify some of their own strengths related to employment. You can give it to people and ask them to fill it out or fill it out together, either way it is important to discuss each of the things that people choose for themselves. You can also ask people which of these others might circle about them or share your own observations about some of these qualities that you see in the person that they do not recognize in themselves.
- Evidence Based Practice Toolkits:
- Assertive Community Treatment
- Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
- Supported Employment
- Supported Education
- Family Psychoeducation
- Illness Management and Recovery
- Permanent Supportive Housing
Enhanced IMR - This University of Minnesota website has information about Enhanced IMR - An emerging evidence-informed intervention, Enhanced Illness Management and Recovery (E-IMR) helps practitioners integrate care for mental and substance use disorders. Innovative and effective, this new care model combines two proven practices: Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) and Illness Management and Recovery (IMR).
- Peer Support Services - follow this link to the DMH webpage to learn more about peer support services including how to become a Certified Peer Specialist.
- UNC Institute of Best Practices - Tool for Measurement of Assertive Community Treatment (TMACT) and their ACT resources page
- Supporting Employment
- Case Western - Center for Evidence Based Practices - a list of ACT resources page.
- Language of Recovery
- Voices of Recovery Video Series – Center for Practice Innovations’ Consumer and Family Portal includes a series of 24 vignettes of consumer and family members sharing inspirational and informative recovery stories focusing on a variety of topics.
- Stigma: Language Matters!
- ACT Resources
- Resources for Vocational Specialists
- 10 Things to Know About Housing - Disability Connection Newsletter
- Fact Sheets
- Useful websites
- Which step have you reached today? a nice little visualization of stages of change readiness
- Level of Care Quadrants
- Understanding the Foundation, Language, and Role of the CMPS Certification – YouTube video (approximately 50 minutes)
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- Department of Mental Health Code of State Regulation:
- Department of Mental Health contact information: