Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a service delivery system designed to provide long-term quality care to patients with chronic mental illnesses. A brief description of these programs is presented. These programs can provide valuable training experiences for psychiatric residents. The authors report the results of their survey of residents whose training included a rotation through these services.
Hiott, MD, D. Walter and Santos, MD, Alberto B.
"Integration of Assertive Community Treatment into a Residency Curriculum: The Resident's Perspective,"
Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry:
1, Article 5.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jeffjpsychiatry/vol12/iss1/5