Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) services reference informaiton
The following paragraphs provide brief descriptions of relevant documents.
Assertive Commuity Treatment (ACT)
See below, relevant documents and videos regarding ACT. Click on the title to view the document or video.
ACT FOIA Response
This is a response to a Fredome of Informaiton Act request for information on ACT services provided throug OCHN.
A standard assessment tool for level of care requirements used by OCHN. See the last page for the LOCUS worksheet.
DACTS--Dartmouth ACT Scale
A standard tool from Dartmouth University for assessment of the fidelity of a program with ACT
Field Guide to ACT
A guide for ACT teams developed by MDHHS and MPHI under a grant from the Flynn Foundation.
Medicaid Provider Guide, Section on ACT
The Medicaid Provider Guide is a massive manual for all Medicaid services in Michigan. This document is a 9-page section that describes ACT under Michigan Medicaid.
Introduction to Utilization Management
Utilization Mangement is the OCHN function for evaluation of the appropriateness of services being provided to recipients of services and review of treatment plans for over or under utilizaiton of OCHN services.
Leonard Stein Interview (video)
Leonarc Stein, MD, is viewed as the father of ACT, provides excellent insight on the nature of quality care for persons with a mental illness. He was also an expert witness for a class action lawsuit by AMI Oakland to improve community care for persons in Clinton Valley Center (the state psychiatric hosital).
Team Meeting - Video 1 and Video 2
These videos, together, present a real ACT team meeting with descriptions of team member roles inserted as narrated slides. A production of the ACT Center of Indiana.