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

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

Publication Date:

Aired April 19, 2017


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.

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

Video Material

Powerpoint Presentation

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Course Number: 102364
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Recorded Webinar
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