PACT Services

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Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)

The Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) is an interdisciplinary mobile outreach treatment team. The program is a licensed and certified and staffed by psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, counselors and an employment specialist. The PACT Team was initially a federally funded research project to determine the effectiveness of a PACT model with homeless mentally ill adults. As of August 1993, it has become a freestanding treatment service in the Division of Community Psychiatry.

There are two teams designed to provide intensive psychiatric and case management services and advocacy:

Adult PACT

 

Child and Adolescent PACT

(Capacity- 130 clients) Services include:

Case management including:

(Capacity- 40 clients)

Psychiatric treatment including:

  • Psychiatric assessment & diagnosis

  • Medication Management

  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment

  • Crisis intervention

  • 24/7 staff availability by phone

  • Locating and securing housing

  • Entitlements application assistance

  • Linkages to medical care and transportation

  • Assistance with ADLs and IADLs

  • Representative Payee*

  • Employment services

Services include
(in addition to those listed under adult):

  • Collaboration and advocacy in the school system

  • Family support and education

  • Parenting skills training

Program Director: Yolanda Jones, L.C.S.W.-C

Medical Director: Ann Hackman, M.D.

UMMS Programs in Assertive Community Treatment
630 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, Maryland, 21201
410-328-2190

For general information or inquiries regarding employment opportunities in the Division of Community Psychiatry, please call 410-328- 3414. For appointments or to access services, please call 410-328-6231.

This page was last updated: June 13, 2013

         
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