Serving Early Psychosis Populations: Evidence-Based Practices and Systems

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UC Davis Health Education Building, Lecture Hall 1222

This one-day Symposium brought together decision makers, providers, consumers, family members, and researchers to exchange ideas and information about evidence-based practices and systems serving early psychosis populations.  We covered a diverse set of topics including pathways into care, statewide approaches to providing services, addressing the needs of diverse populations, and funding approaches.  Thank you for joining in on the dialogue.


Before, During and After: Successes and Challenges in the Delivery of Early Psychosis Treatment: The NY Experience

Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center and the director of the Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research within the Department of Psychiatry. She also directs the Center for Practice Innovations at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.

Integrating the Evidence in an Evolving System of Care:  Oregon's Experience

Tamara Sale, M.A., director of the Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) Center for Excellence at Portland State University Regional Research Institute. Ms. Sale was responsible for the development and implementation of early psychosis services in Oregon, starting with a five-county regional program in 2001 and statewide dissemination beginning in 2007.

Stakeholder Perspectives of Early Psychosis Services and Treatments in California

Brandon Staglin, One Mind Institute

Bettie Reinhardt, NAMI California

Kirstin Barlow, County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California

Athena Chapman, California Association of Health Plans

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