Fall 2016 Webinar Series
An Overview of Early Intervention for Psychosis Programs: What You Need to Consider about Models, Implementation, and Evidence-Based Practices
The purpose of the webinar series was to offer participants current evidence-based information about providing services and treatment for first episode psychosis. In this series of four webinars, experts discussed evidence-based models and their implementation. They also reviewed effective services and treatments for this clinic population.
This webinar offers an overview of three key topics:
- Evidence-Based Practices and Models for Early Intervention
- Implementation Strategies and Overcoming Challenges
- Impact of Treatment Decisions on Engagement
- Chiachen Cheng, M.P.H., M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Physician Researcher in Thunder Bay, Canada and Medical Director of Northwestern Ontario’s only Early Psychosis Intervention service.
- Tara Niendam, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis and the Director of Operations for the UC Davis Early Psychosis Programs.
- Stephen Marder, M.D., Director of the VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education Clinical Center (MIRECC) for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Director of the Section on Psychosis and Professor at the UCLA Semel Institute.
Moderated by Carolyn S. Dewa, M.P.H., Ph.D., Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis and the Director of Outcomes and Evaluations for the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis.