This educational course covers SAMHSAs publication: Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT): A Service Delivery Model for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness. This brief provides an overview of Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)—an intensive service delivery model intended for people with serious mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system. This education covers the Clinical Intake and Screening and Treatment Plan skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP.
Upon completion of this education course, the participant will be able to:
- Explain the importance of service delivery by an integrated, multidisciplinary team, including criminal justice specialists;
- Assess consumer eligibility based on a set of well-defined criteria, including multiple incarcerations;
- Describe the implementation fidelity to ACT and quality control.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2019). Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT): A Service Delivery Model for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (Publication No. PEP19-FACT-BR). Retrieved from https://store.samhsa.gov/
Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C