Assertive Community Treatment Literature Review Prepared For : Health Care and Financing Administration ( HCFA ) And Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA )

  title={Assertive Community Treatment Literature Review Prepared For : Health Care and Financing Administration ( HCFA ) And Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA )},
  author={Kana Enomoto},
Today, there are many different definitions of what participatory action research is, and it’s called different names. I believed you used something with the word “community” in it. But, basically, I’ll just take this very simple definition, where participatory action research refers to a process whereby the researchers and stakeholders collaborate in the design and conduct of all phases of the research process. 
Developing the philosophy of recovery in South African mental health services.
  • J. Parker
  • Medicine
  • African journal of psychiatry
  • 2012
The basis for new and more positive understandings of the concept of recovery, both as an individual outcome and as a goal of services are examined, with particular emphasis on long-term outcomes in schizophrenia. Expand
School Based Mental Health Promotion: Nursing Interventions for Depressive Symptoms in Rural Adolescents.
Screening of 193 adolescents in Rural Western Pennsylvania's 9th, 10th, and 11th graders for depressive symptoms describes the outcome themes and referrals as well as the discussion of implications for nurses in screening for depression and health promotion. Expand
A Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Case Management for Substance Use Disorders: A Recovery Perspective
Case management can be an important supplement to available services for improving linkage and retention, although further research is needed to assess its potential for supporting recovery from a longitudinal perspective. Expand
A Community Counseling Center Model for Multicultural and Social Justice Counselor Education
ABSTRACT The Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC) model addresses a critical public health need for accessible, affordable, high-quality mental health services focused onExpand
Assertive community treatment--issues from scientific and clinical literature with implications for practice.
Strong evidence supports the fidelity standardization, efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of ACT models in psychiatry, and significant methodological problems and issues affect implementation. Expand
Maximizing Potential: Federal Financing for Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders
  • D. Cavanaugh
  • Business, Medicine
  • Journal of psychoactive drugs
  • 2004
It is concluded that a seamless, multidisciplinary system that transcends traditional federal policy boundaries must be designed and implemented to address the needs of adolescents with substance use disorders. Expand
Use of routine outcome monitoring data for evaluating assertive community treatment
This thesis presents data on outcomes in patients with a severe mental illness treated in ACT-teams, and is organized into five successive parts, discussing authoritative works on Severe Mental Illness, Assertive Community Treatment, Routine Outcome Monitoring, and research paradigms. Expand
Boston Consortium of Services for Families in Recovery
The Boston Public Health Commission implemented an integrated model of trauma-informed services that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to its service population of primarily poor urban Latina and African American women. Expand
Implementing an mHealth system for substance use disorders in primary care: a mixed methods study of clinicians’ initial expectations and first year experiences
Results suggest the value of focusing implementation on behavioral health care providers rather than physicians, and assigning a few individuals to monitor health tracking, relapses, and the discussion board, and anticipating turnover/leave and having designated replacements. Expand
Reclaiming Futures: Communities Helping Teens Overcome Drugs, Alcohol and Crime—A New Practice Framework for Juvenile Justice
An overview of a new approach, based on the system of care movement, to integrated care service provision for youth entering the juvenile justice system on drug-related charges is presented. Expand


Trauma / Grief-Focused Intervention for Adolescents Exposed to Community Violence : Results of a School-Based Screening and Group Treatment Protocol
Recent studies document high levels of community violence exposure among adolescents and link violence exposure to psychological distress and impaired academic achievement. This study assessed theExpand
Trauma, Drugs and Violence Among Juvenile Offenders
Results from interviews with 414 juveniles remanded to the Office of Children and Family Services for assault, sexual assault, robbery or homicide document the trauma experienced by these youth, as well as how it correlated with their drug usage and participation in violent, illegal activities. Expand
Psychiatric disorders in youth in juvenile detention.
These results suggest substantial psychiatric morbidity among juvenile detainees and pose a challenge for the juvenile justice system and, after their release, for the larger mental health system. Expand
Chaos and Trauma in the Lives of Adolescent Females with Antisocial Behavior and Delinquency
Summary Female adolescents entering the juvenile justice system have complex and serious problems in multiple areas of adjustment. Literature is reviewed on the prevalence and form of antisocialExpand
Posttraumatic stress disorder among female juvenile offenders.
These findings provide a starting point for more detailed investigations of the relations between trauma, psychopathology, and violence and suggest that the study of trauma may offer a new way of looking at links between victim and perpetrator. Expand
Violence Exposure and PTSD Among Delinquent Girls
Summary This study focuses on the unique trauma histories of incarcerated girls. In particular, this study draws upon data obtained from 100 incarcerated adolescent girls, highlighting areas ofExpand
Criminalizing Abused Girls
The cycle of trauma, aggression, misdiagnosis, and inadequate treatment that is common in the juvenile justice system and results in driving girls deeper into the system is depicted. Expand
Traumatic Victimization in Childhood and Persistent Problems with Oppositional-Defiance
Summary A number of studies suggest similarities between the psychosocial impairment caused by traumatic victimization and the “cascade” (Patterson, 1993) of problems experienced by youths withExpand
Traumas and posttraumatic stress disorder in a community population of older adolescents.
The substantial risk faced by youths in community settings for experiencing traumas and PTSD, along with associated impairments in later adolescence, underscores the need for programs of prompt intervention. Expand
The voice DISC-IV with incarcerated male youths: prevalence of disorder.
Although the study identified rates of disorder generally comparable to those of prior investigations, some differences are apparent and offer recommendations for mental health assessment practices for youths in the justice system that would include using a comprehensive self-report instrument. Expand