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By Peter Ryan DProf MSc CQSW, Steve Morgan BA BPL DipCOT MA

This booklet supplies a accomplished, evidence-based account of assertive outreach from a strengths standpoint. It emphasizes constructing a collaborative method of operating with the provider consumer, which stresses the success of the provider user's personal aspirations, and development upon the provider user's personal strengths and assets. The booklet offers a accomplished, authoritative method of the topic, that mixes an summary of the coverage and perform concerns. It uses broad case examine fabric to demonstrate person and workforce circumstances.Comprehensive and authoritativeIntegrates coverage and practiceExtensive use of case research materialEvidence-based

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Programmes borrowing heavily from the ACT model are now found throughout the USA (Bond et al 1995). The ACT model has received considerable attention overseas. Hoult et al (1983) in North Shore, Sydney, Australia, set up and evaluated an ACT programme. Also, a team based at the Maudsley Hospital, London, developed and evaluated the Daily Living Programme, which again was largely based on the ACT model (Marks et al 1994, Muijen et al 1992b). The first major international replication of the ACT model came from Dr John Hoult and his colleagues, who were setting up an ACT service in Sydney (Hoult et al 1983).

The greatest improvements had been in their living situation – many users had previously experienced problems with their tenancies, or had been in supported accommodation. Most were now living in their own flats, and were coping quite well… Relationships with families varied from having no contact to having improved relationships… The assertive outreach team had also helped to find voluntary work for service users who had previously been quite isolated. ” Users are often far more interested in the fact that a strengths approach emphasizes a collaborative relationship with the case manager, which seeks to achieve their own aspirations.

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