2016 OAA Conference, “Act IIl – Beyond the Standards” – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

OAA Conference October 26-28 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario The OAA biannual conference offers a professional development opportunity to engage community mental health clinicians in advancing results based, best practice methods and knowledge to provide answers to those challenging questions. Attendees will participate in 30-36 workshop sessions ranging from 60 minutes to three hours as well as poster presentations. Workshop and Poster proposals are invited from clinicians, administrators, community partners, emergency service providers, individuals with lived experience and families, primary care, researchers and students that encompass the complex and challenging work in community mental health.
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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Our Fall 2015 Newsletter can be read here and PLEASE, if you aren't on the mailing list, subscribe here - OAA eNewsletter Signup Form now. OAA membership is not required to subscribe.
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It is the position of the OAA that there are critical issues that need a systematic and thoughtful review by the ACT community within Ontario, and accordingly we are reconstituting a variation of the former TAP in order to provide key and useful information to the OAA executive and membership, to the Ministry of Health as it weighs allocation and service model questions, and to LHINS as they explore possible evolution in ACT service standards and models.
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2014 Conference Report

- Dave Guthrie, ACT Team Manager Community Integration Program (CIP)
Over 300 delegates and presenters gathered in Kingston this October for our “Doing Whatever It Takes, Ethics in ACTion” conference. The conference was a full 2 ½ days, with engaging and inspiring key note speakers as well as educational workshops and evening entertainment.
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Conference Winners

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As a member of the Ontario ACT Association (OAA) you will receive discounts on our workshops and conferences. You will also have a voice in the Ontario ACT community. Join or renew your membership now.


ACTT -lll Beyond the Standards-- OAA Conference October 26-28 2016, Niagara Falls, ON.

ACT Model + Standards

Assertive Community Treatment is a team treatment approach designed to provide comprehensive, community-based psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to persons with serious and persistent mental illness such as schizophrenia. View the Ontario Act Standards.