“A Guide for Implementing Assisted Outpatient Treatment” is a unique 64-page manual designed to help mental health professionals put court-ordered outpatient treatment (AOT) to work in their communities. Supplemented with more than 30 sample forms and other documents, the guide is the result of interviews and in-person visits with more than 200 mental health professionals, participants, families, law enforcement officials, judges and others using AOT nationwide.
Read our backgrounder, that includes the cost-impact findings of assisted outpatient treatment.
Access to the guide and its appendices is available through the links below.
- Appendix 1: Sample AOT coordinator descriptions
- Appendix 2: Sample forms for procedures, evaluations, court applications and orders, treatment plans, patient expectations
- Appendix 3: Legal system experiences with AOT, letters from judges and attorneys
- Appendix 4: Sample patient assessment and outcome measurement forms, database
- Appendix 5: Sample pamphlets, guides, presentations, guidelines