New Publications:

English translation of the FACT manual
is now available to download FREE here
and at


  Assertive Outreach in Mental Healthcare: Current Perspectives.
  Edited by Caroline Williams, Mike Firn, Simon Wharne, Dr. Rob McPherson.

  ISBN: 978-1-4051-9865-3, Paperback, 14 chapters, March 2011,
  Wiley-Blackwell, 34.99/E42.00.

  Foreword by Prof. Kim Mueser. Contributors include
  Prof. Tom Burns, Prof. Steve Onyett, Dr. Andrew
  Molodynski, Steve Morgan.

  Click here to order and look inside. Or click here for more Info and

  Special features:
  • Provides a contemporary analysis of current service developments
    in the area
  • Written by experts in the field
  • Covers cross cutting issues relevant to all areas of community
    mental health care
  • Includes multiple perspectives: service user, researcher,
    service manager, commissioner, clinician and carer
  • Covers both service delivery and therapeutic interventions
  • Explores how the assertive outreach model is applied in the UK and Europe

   Assertive Outreach Handbook
Dr. Rob MacPherson and Nathan Gregory

   This handbook has been developed and by Dr Rob MacPherson and Nathan
   Gregory of the Gloucester AOT . Published by their Trust and supported by
   NFAO and RETHINK the resource is to help professionals who work in or
   are associated with the work of assertive outreach teams, to understand
   the theoretical background to this type of work and to support best clinical
   practice in this challenging and rewarding field. It is hoped that clinical staff
   at all levels will find the handbook of interest, and it may have a value in
   team-based training and induction of new members to assertive outreach working.


   Assertive Community Treatment Evidence-Based Practice KIT
   An excellent resource aimed at American service planners, providers, consumers of mental health
   services and their family.
Published in 2008. A set of seven booklets available to download free at
  • How to use the Evidence-Based Practices KITs
  • Getting Started with Evidence-Based Practices
  • Building Your Program
  • Training Frontline Staff
  • Evaluating Your Program
  • The Evidence
  • Using Multimedia to Introduce Your EBP