Session Description: Overview of the Mental Health Act including most recent amendments which cinlude Community Treatment Orders. This session was developed to assist in the general understanding of the MHA, the certification process, patient rights, and where to find forms and resources for service providers.
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Session Description: Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) are a new approach in Alberta and were implemented in January 2010, which expanded addiction and mental health service options available to patients and health care providers. CTOs are intended for persons with serious and persistent mental disorders who have demonstrated that without community treatment and support, they will experience recurring relapses and hospitalizations - frequently as formal patients. The purpose of CTOs is to provide these individuals with the particular treatment and care they require in the community thus breaking the cycle of admission - discharge - readmission
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Garden River Boardroom
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