Action plans are more and more being used to replace previous deficit based planning (see IEP/IPP/IHP/ISP)those that need immediate attention, are temporary, and from which individuals usually recover, such as colds and flu, or can begin as needing immediate attention and may lead to long-term care, such as a heart attack or a those where a sudden presentation of a problem (e.g.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a model of mental health care.
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Aftershocks usually originate at or near the focus of the main earthquakes they follow and can continue for days or months. When behavioral responses to antecedents are linked to desired consequences, these antecedents can serve as a signal to the person to engage in certain types of behavior (called discriminative antecedents).
ACT is a promising model that improves outcomes for people.
It is recognized as an evidenced based practice by SAMHSA; however, it is not widely available.