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Applied Behaviour Collaboration Team, The

The Applied Behaviour Collaboration (ABC) Team is a non-urgent Addiction & Mental Health (A&MH) service that focuses on building staff capacity and supporting individuals under 65 with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs residing in Integrated and Supported Facility Living (ISFL) Contracted Services

Behavior and Psychiatry Stream:

The MHC and RN provides behavioural mental health support services which may include:

  • client intervention based on assessed need
  • skill building with staff (i.e. Specific to client’s diagnosis/behavior care plan; ABC will provide education in-services, staff training, on floor coaching and modelling of approaches/interventions)
  • ongoing evaluation and follow up
  • supporting ABC Clients during hospitalizations
  • support Clients transitioning into and out of ISFL Contracted Services
  • supporting the ABC Psychiatrist

The ABC Psychiatrist attached to our team provides non-urgent Psychiatry consultation with regular communication with the ABC RNs and MHCs

  • provide indirect consultation and direct assessments in concert with the ABC RN & MHC
  • psychiatry rounds occur twice a month
  • provides direct Physician to Physician consultation/support

We do not assess for level of care, crisis support or capacity assessments

Contact Details

Calgary 3465 26 Avenue NE

Location Info
Sunridge Retail 11
3465 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 6L4
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
clinical behavior specialists, educators, mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), team leaders

Service targeted to individual who resides in or has been approved and waiting for placement in a Personal Care Home or Supported LIving Facility (SL4/4D, LTC)

  • is approved for or currently living in a ISFL SL3, SL4, SL4D, or LTC environment
  • resident is medically stable (Not requiring further medical intervention)
  • 65 or under unless living in: SL3 (PCH), LTC Rouleau, Colonel Belcher Mental Health Unit, Agecare Skypointe Mental Health Unit, or Clifton KINDD unit (18 +)
Referral Needed

Point of contact and referral source is the ISFL Case Manager within Personal Care Homes and Supported Living ( SL4 / SL4D )

  • point of contact and referral source is the Resident Care Manager, Program Manager or equivalent position within Long Term Care
  • referrals are reviewed and triaged on a weekly basis
  • each resident requires a separate referral, and will be seen in sequence
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking. Typically you will hear from the MHC/RN within 5 - 7 business days and be provided an initial consult date which would be between 1 - 4 weeks away.

Also Known As
ABC Team