Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)
The Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is a mobile multidisciplinary employee group consisting of a Social Worker, Vocational Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrist, Peer Support Worker, Nurses, Case Managers and Addiction Specialists. This provides clients a group of various professionals working together alongside them towards achieving their goals.
Services are provided 8:30am – 9:30pm Monday to Friday, with after hours on-call phone support allowing for 24-hour, 7 day a week availability and provided on a long-term basis with flexible degrees of intensity. Seventy-five per cent of services are provided outside of CMHA Durham’s office base, and take place in homes and local communities.
This assertive multidisciplinary approach emphasizes engagement, outreach, relationship-building and collaboration with support networks. ACT delivers comprehensive services to individuals in the context of their everyday lives, providing treatment, rehabilitation, support and crisis activities in creative and effective ways.