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Unformatted text preview: goes to the client to give him or her support. In most settings the client would go in for the treatment, but do to lack of motivation the client would not attend. The goal is to keep the client in treatment, on his or her meds, and to keep the client out of jail (Kortrijk et al.). Another issue that the Act team addresses is keeping the client safe. Do to the client’s drug or alcohol abuse and at times just do to the client’s level of functioning the client will participate in at risk behaviors. The client usually has multiple case managers over seeing him or her to ensure the client’s safety (Kortrijk et al.). Reference Burger, W. R., & Youkeles, M. (2004). Human services in contemporary America (6th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole—Thomson Learning. Kortrijk, H. H., Mulder, C. C., Roosenschoon, B. B., & Wiersma, D. D. (2010). Treatment Outcome in Patients Receiving Assertive Community Treatment. Community Mental Health Journal , 46(4), 330-336. doi:10.1007/s10597-009-9257-9...
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course GENERAL Gen105 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Summer '11