Event Details

ACT 101 - April 15-16

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Start Date Monday, April 15, 2019
End Date Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Event Times Registration: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Training: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
St. Francis Retreat Center (Bethany House)
703 East Main Street, Dewitt, MI 48820
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Event Details Participants in ACT 101 will be able to describe Michigan’s Assertive Community Treatment’s (ACT) history, development and dissemination, team structure, roles, and community deployment. Participants will review ACT Medicaid requirements and the Field Guide to ACT to enhance understanding of ACT practice and fidelity and will be able to describe ACT’s treatment focus on person-centered, recovery based holistic treatment of people experiencing the most difficult and intractable symptoms of serious mental health illness. Using a therapeutic set of intensive clinical, medical and psychosocial services provided by a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team, participants will learn about basic ACT supports and services to assist in community tenure. Participants have the opportunity to discuss, describe and ask questions of Presenters and MDHHS staff as they relate to providing services within the managed care Medicaid environment. Successful pre-attendance online work is required as is the generated certificate of completion
Fees $70 per person includes materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments for 2 days
Agenda Day 1:
8:30 AM – Registration Opens & Breakfast Buffet
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Introductions, Icebreaker and History of ACT
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – ACT dissemination in the United States
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM – Mid-Morning Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Future of ACT & Common Recovery Components
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM – Recovery and community living-film screening
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM – Afternoon Break
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Principles of ACT
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – What We Do in ACT
4:00 PM – Conclusion of Day 1

Day 2:
8:30 AM – Breakfast Buffet
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Team Member Roles Basic Requirements for Good Clinical Practice
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM – Mid-Morning Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Basic Requirements for Good Clinical Practice
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM – Best Practice for ACT Teams
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM – Afternoon Break
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Medicaid, Field Guide to ACT, MiFAST
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Outcome Measures
4:00 PM Conclusion of Training
Objective 1. Describe the development and dissemination of Assertive Community Treatment teams in Michigan
2. Describe ACT implementation and fidelity to model including Medicaid, Michigan Field Guide to ACT, MiFAST process
3. Summarize and explain the importance of treatment within a recovery-based system of care, and how team support and expectations within ACT positively impacts effects of serious mental illness.
4. Describe the four Recovery Dimensions: Health, Home, Purpose and Community. Recount the 10 Common Recovery Components pertinent to consumers served by ACT teams (Hope, Person-Driven, multiple Pathways, Holistic, Peer Supported, Relational, sensitive to Culture, Trauma informed, Strengths/Responsibilities required and Respect)
5. Describe and compare individuals in the movie ‘Inside-Outside-Building a Meaningful Life After the Hospital’, featuring 8 individuals once considered to have the most chronic SMI and related impairments to those receiving treatment through ACT in Michigan’s current community based public behavioral health system.
6. Identify the Ten Principles of ACT
7. Define and describe the activities and expectations of services provided through ACT ‘ We Do In ACT’
8. In the Michigan Medicaid Provider Manual, review specifics to ACT, discuss and summarize ACT
9. Articulate ACT Team Composition, roles and expectations
10. Describe Characteristics of ACT Teams
11. Watch, then discuss John Oliver YouTube clip validating ACT effectiveness
12. Identify and explain outcomes expected through ACT
13. Explain how the Field Guide to ACT supports practice
Who Should Attend This seminar contains content appropriate for clinical staff (social work micro and macro) at entry level of practice. All staff working on ACT teams are required to participate within the first six months of ACT work
Presenter(s) Anne Agar-Krill, RN, MSN
Kees (Cornelis) Frankfort, MA, LLP
Alyson Rush, LMSW, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy: If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions are permitted at any time. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $20 administrative fee. If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given. Cancellation and Substitution Process: Simply sign into your account, click "View My Registrations," click the event and click, "Edit" for a substitution, or "Cancel Order" and follow the prompts.
Weather Policy Severe Weather Policy
Trainings will take place as scheduled and we will not be able to refund training fees. In the event of severe weather, please check the www.macmhb.org website for scheduling delays and event updates.

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