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Boston University Psych Research Center

The Boston University’s Psych Research Center – run by the world renowned Kim T. Mueser. The Center is a research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities. Dr. Mueser previously of Dartmouth was …
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International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis

ISPS is and international organization promoting psychotherapy psychological treatments for persons with psychosis. They are committed to advancing education, training and knowledge of mental health professionals in the treatment and prevention of psychotic mental disorders.

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UCLA Psych Rehab, Robert Paul Liberman, MD

The mission of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Consultants (PRC) is to distribute clinical tools and services that enable practitioners to help consumers recover from serious and persistent mental illness. We recommend utilizing their “publications” page for references and articles related to …
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WRAP – Mary Ellen Copeland

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan, or WRAP, is an evidence-based practice that is used worldwide by people who are dealing with mental health challenges as well as medical conditions. Diabetes, weight gain, pain management, addictions, smoking, and trauma are just …
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Do You Know Someone Who Has Experienced Trauma

Brief one page overview of trauma and its affects and impact on those we may know. A simple informational reference related to trauma, it effects and healthy and unhealthy coping strategies.

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Changing the Course of Schizophrenia Through Early Detection and Intervention

An excellent article related to the emerging understanding of schizophrenia and an innovative care model developed for individuals with first-episode psychosis that aims to foster recovery and prevent disability. This model maintains that effective treatment targeting the early stages of …
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The Protective Factors Framework

Five Protective Factors are the foundation of the Strengthening Families Approach; parental resilience, social connections, concrete support in times of need, knowledge of parenting and child development, and social and emotional competence of children. A brief overview and description of …
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Sequential Intercept Model

Developed by Mark R. Munetz, MD, and Patricia A. Griffin, PhD, the Sequential Intercept Model provides a conceptual framework for communities to organize targeted strategies for justice-involved individuals with serious mental illness.

NEW!! Supervision in the Peer World and Beyond

Did you wake up one day and become a supervisor or coordinator? Often in small non-profits, employees who do a good job aremoved into leadership positions without much training. This training and workshop will give you the framework you need …
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NASMHPD’s webinar on Measuring the Impact of Early Intervention Programs for First Episode Psychosis: Experiences and Lessons Learned from Oregon and Maryland

As a part of its on-going effort to support States in the implementation of the 5% set-aside in the Mental Health Block Grant, SAMHSA has asked NASMHPD and NRI to host quarterly webinars that focus on measuring the impact of …
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Ken Minkoff, PhD (Consultant)

Kenneth Minkoff, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with a certificate of additional qualifications in addiction psychiatry. He is a dedicated community psychiatrist, currently a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in addition to his work with ZiaPartners. …
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Six Core Strategies to Reduce the Use of Seclusion and Restraint Planning Tool

Recommend for use as a template of checklist that guides the design of a seclusion and restraint (S/R) reduction plan that incorporates the use of a prevention approach, includes the Six Core Strategies to reduce the use of S/R described …
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