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Transition Age Youth: First/Early Episode Psychosis: Where to Begin Improvement

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About the Course:

In this presentation, Lisa Dixon, MD offers evidence-based treatment models for young people experiencing first episode psychosis, RAISE research findings, and Coordinated Specialty Care model. Recovery to Practice (RTP) training helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented services, supports, and treatment

This course is based on the recorded webinar Transition Age Youth: First/Early Episode Psychosis: Where to Begin Improvement created by Lisa Dixon, M.D. in 2017.

Publication Date:

Aired April 19, 2017

Course Material Author

Lisa Dixon, M.D.

Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H. is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center, where she directs the Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research and the Center for Practice Innovations, which goes by CPI, at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.

Lisa Dixon, M.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist

Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

Any professional working with youths and co-occurring disorder. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define and discuss the meaning and implications of a first/early episode of psychosis.

  2. Explain the key components of “Coordinated Specialty Care”.

  3. Discuss the RAISE research project: the NIMH program which expanded coordinated specialty care for individuals diagnosed with an initial episode of schizophrenia.

  4. Discuss recommendations for future programming, including how to sustain and build on the model of coordinated specialty care.

Course Material

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Course Material

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Course Number 102364
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