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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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The Role of Intermediary Organization in Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

The article focuses on the seven major roles of the intermediary organization including: consultation; best practice and model development; quality assurance and improvement; outcome evaluation and research; and policy and systems development

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