What are OAA membership fees used for?
Membership fees are used to subsidize conferences, speakers, training, education, research, website development and other issues deemed important by the members.
The OAA is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with its members to promote Best Practices in ACT services following current research, literature and ACT standards.
What are the benefits of OAA membership?
- OAA membership offers a better rate for the Conference in October 2016.
- OAA membership brings newsletters, and online peer group conversations and messaging between OAA ACT Teams.
- OAA members can post jobs under Positions Available.
- OAA membership creates opportunities to share information about ‘Best Practices’ developed within and between teams
- OAA membership provides forums for education
- OAA membership supports and promotes research
About the OAA
The Ontario ACT Association (OAA) is a voluntary organization of Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACT), whose purpose is to help identify, develop and advocate for the collective interests of ACT Teams in the Province of Ontario.
The OAA works in partnership with its members to promote Best Practices in ACT services following current research, literature and ACT standards by:
- Facilitating networking and communication between ACT Teams
- Creating opportunities to share information about “Best Practices” developed within and between teams
- Providing forums for education
- Supporting and promoting research
- Regional representation
- Fidelity to the ACT Model
- Adherence to the Ontario Human Rights Code and Charter of Rights and Freedom