Clinical Approach And Transition

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The purpose of the article is to identify a clinical approach and challenges around the transition from assertive community treatment to less intensive services. According to the article, the data used was collected from four focused group which includes client/clinical, family and natural supports, assertive community treatment staff and team, and public mental health system. In order to identify the challenges several factors were considered in the process, the belief that clients and families would not want to terminate services (due to loss of relationships, fear of failure, preference for ACT model), clinical concerns that transition would not be successful (due to limited client skills, relapse without ACT support), systems challenges

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