Accelerated Clinical Treatment (ACT) Program for Post-Traumatic Stress
Do you want to come to Home Base for clinical care but are limited by distance or your work schedule? Home Base’s Accelerated Clinical Treatment (ACT) Program is a specialized intensive clinical program for Veterans and Service Members both locally and from across the country – condensing several months’ worth of therapy into a four day period. Transportation, food and lodging will be provided, offering Veterans and Service Members’ accessibility to Home Base’s world-class clinical care, with minimal disruption to their schedules.
Participants will receive a total of 30 hours of individualized evidence-based therapy. Upon completion of the program, case management services will be provided to ensure a smooth transition in their home communities.
Home Base’s ACT Program provides participants with:
- Comprehensive Evaluation
- More than 30 hours of therapy (individual therapy and group therapy)
- Physical Fitness
- Peer Veteran Support
- Convenient Weekend Schedule
Who is eligible for Home Base’s ACT Program?
Adult Veterans or Service Members with a primary diagnosis of PTSD are eligible for this program, regardless of military discharge status. Prior to admission, the Veteran or Service Member will be screened by one of Home Base’s clinical staff within three days of their initial contact. Eligibility will be determined based on clinical evaluation of your treatment needs.
How is the program structured?
The length of the program is four days and will run on the following dates in 2020:
-February 19th – February 23rd
-March 18th – March 22nd
-April 8th – April 12th
-May 6th – May 10th
-June 10th – June 14th
-July 15th – July 19th
-August 12th – August 16th
-September 16th – September 20th
-October 21st – October 25th
-November 18th – November 22nd
-December 16th – December 20th
What should I expect during my time at Home Base?
Home Base clinicians utilize evidence-based approaches in treatment and provide a tailored, individualized plan for each participant. During their time at Home Base, participants will attend a daily intensive treatment program culminating in more than 30 hours of individual and group therapy. Evening activities will include group dinners, peer support and physical fitness.
How much does this program cost?
Treatment, food, lodging and transportation expenses are covered for a participating Veteran or Service Member. Insurance, if you have it, will be billed but remaining balances after insurance payments for services provided will be covered by Home Base.
What is the referral process? How do I sign up?
Home Base accepts referrals from a wide variety of sources including Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), VA clinicians, and community mental health professionals.
Veterans and Service Members are also welcome to self-refer but must be screened by one of Home Base’s clinicians to determine if this program is a good fit for their current treatment needs.
To schedule a Home Base clinical assessment, or to recommend an individual for this program, please call the Home Base clinic at 617-724-5202 or click here.