University of Washington Department of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences


Now Available! NAMICon 2020 Workshops and Presentations

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The presentations and workshops from this year's NAMI National Convention are now availble to view online!

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Resources to Enhance Culturally-Informed and Antiracist Clinical Practices

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The University of Washington SPIRIT/EBPA lab has been working to assemble a resource guide to enhance culturally-informed and antiracist clinical practices. This document will be updated periodically with new resources.

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New SMI Advisor Learning Portal!

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

SMI Advisor is launching a new learning portal in July 2020 offering improvements in design and enhanced features, including:

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COVID-19 Resources

Monday, June 29, 2020

Recognizing that the COVID-19 crisis has had adverse effects on the mental health community, the UW Evidence Based Practices for Adults lab has gathered a number of resources to help.

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NAMICon 2020: A Virtual Event

Monday, June 22, 2020

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Their national convention is one of the largest community gatherings of mental health advocates in the U.S.

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Upcoming Event: Efficacy of Recovery Support Services Nationally & Locally

Thursday, June 18, 2020

On June 25th, King County Recovery Coalition presents its second monthly coalition meeting discussing the efficacy of recovery support services nationally and locally! Guest speakers and experts, Tom Coderre and David Dickinson will be joining the conversation.

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Clinical Innovations in Telehealth: Telehealth and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The  pandemic has resulted in numerous challenges to providing services to community mental health clients with serious mental illness. As a result, providers have had to quickly pivot the modes of delivering critical services.

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New ECHO Launch! Best Practices in the Adoption of Telehealth

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

 A new mini ECHO series from the University of New Mexico titled "Best Practices in the Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond" launched on May 18th! Each session includes a panel of experts in the field presenting on a brief didactic followed by Q and A. 

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Cancelled: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis Orientation and Skills Training

Friday, February 14, 2020

We are very disappointed to announce that this training has been cancelled due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. We are aware that the COVID-19 outbreak has had a massive global impact on everyone, especially those in need of mental health services. For this reason,  we are in the process of compiling a list of resources which will be available here within the next couple of days.

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Advances in Cognitive Therapy: CBT for psychosis and the North American CBT for Psychosis Network

Monday, January 13, 2020

A recent article written by Drs. Sally Riggs, Sarah Kopelovich, and Jennifer Gottlieb in the Advances in Cognitive Therapy newsletter, discusses how the North American CBT for Psychosis Network (NACBTpN) is working to further the availability of CBT for psychosis throughout North America. Click HERE to learn more about the NACBTpN and why you should become a member today! (page 4-5)

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