Invited for inclusion in this special section of the Journal. Work was supported by NIMH grants R01-MH-47567, K2-MH-00839, and K2-MH-00842.
PROGRAM FIDELITY IN ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT
Development and Use of a Measure
Article first published online: 24 MAR 2010
1998 American Orthopsychiatric Association
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume 68, Issue 2, pages 216–233, April 1998
How to Cite
Teague, G. B., Bond, G. R. and Drake, R. E. (1998), PROGRAM FIDELITY IN ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 68: 216–233. doi: 10.1037/h0080331
- Issue published online: 24 MAR 2010
- Article first published online: 24 MAR 2010
Assertive community treatment (ACT) is a complex community-based service approach to helping people with severe mental disorders live successfully in the community. Effective replication of the model and research on critical elements require explicit criteria and measurement. A measure of program fidelity to ACT and the results of its application to fifty diverse programs are presented.