On Sunday, September 17, 2017, Sarah Kopelovich, PhD presented Statewide Implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis: Training Providers, Shaping Systems at The National Alliance on Mental Illness State Conference in Olympia, WA.
On September 15, 2017, Eric Strachan, PhD presented Process Evaluation of an Innovative ECHO for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis in Washington State at the 2017 MetaECHO Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The conference brings together a number of people from many different domains, including health policy experts, government officials, academic leaders, project funders, and Project ECHO's global replication partners.
Dr. Maria Monroe-DeVita talks about the importance of early intervention in the treatment of psychosis and the creation of the Early Psychosis Intervention Program at the new UW Medicine Behavioral Health Institute at Harborview Medical Center. Click here to read the article.
On September 8th, 2017, Drs. Maria Monroe-DeVita and Sarah Kopelovich presented Providers as co-reviewers in fidelity assessments of assertive community treatment (ACT) teams: Establishing feasibility and acceptability at The Society for Implementation Research Collaboration.
On June 16, 2017, Sarah Kopelovich, PhD presented Introducing the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis ECHO Clinic: Adopting Technology and a Stepped Care Approach to Advance the Implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) in Community Mental Health Settings at the Washington State Behavioral Healtcare Conference in Vancouver, WA.
On June 15th and 16th, Drs. Maria Monroe-DeVita and Sarah Kopelovich attended the 28th annual Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference in Vancouver, Washington. Dr. Monroe-DeVita presented An Overview of New Journeys: Washington State's First Episode Psychosis Initiative along with Dr. Michael McDonnell from Washington State University and Todd Blair, MA from Comprehensive Healthcare, Yakima, WA. Dr.
The CBTp project team traveled to Spokane, Washington to provide a 2.5 day CBTp Stepped Care Training at Frontier Behavioral Health. Three cohorts of providers received training in low-intensity, group, or high-intensity individual CBTp. These providers will participate in the CBTp ECHO Clinics starting June 2017.
The Division of Behavioral Health and Resources selected two additional New Journeys sites (for a total of five sites in the state). The new sites are Behavioral Health Resources: Great Rivers in Hoquiam, WA and Community Services North West in Vancouver, WA. Hiring, start-up and kick-off training will begin Summer 2017.
Dr. Sarah Kopelovich presented a poster at the 16th biennial International Congress on Schizophrenia Research in San Diego, CA.
Adopting Technology and a Stepped Care Approach to Advance the Implmenetation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) in Community Mental Health Settings: Introducing the CBTp Project ECHO Clinic
Michael McDonell, Dunni Oluwoye and Sarah Kopelovich presented the New Journeys poster at the 16th Biennial International Congress on Schizophrenia Research.
Washington State New Journeys Program for Young Adults Experiencing First Episode Psychosis: Pilot Results