Launching a Child Welfare Training for Mental Health Professionals

The Creating Connections team piloted a training for mental health professionals in June, 2015 at the Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference titled “Things I Wish My Therapist Knew About Foster Care: A Child Welfare Training for Mental Health Therapists.” READ MORE »

MST-FIT Training March 16-19, 2015

MST-FIT training for Shelter Arms (NY), Children's Village (NY) and Wheeler Clinic (CT), March 16-19, 2015 READ MORE »

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp)

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) Learning Collaborative (LC) was originally modeled after the CBT+ Learning Collaborative, piloted by Lucy Berliner, MSW, and other faculty at the University of Washington’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy (PBHJP). READ MORE »

Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI)

Dr. Sarah Walker joined members of the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (director: Mariko Lockhart) on a site visit to New Orleans for a violence prevention summit. The trip involved meeting members of the Ceasefire street outreach team as well as other community agencies working on violence prevention efforts in the area. The Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative... READ MORE »

PBHJP Spotlight - Dr. Nick Weiss

Dr. Nick Weiss, MD, is a newly appointed Acting Assistant Professor in our Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy. READ MORE »

Breaking The Cycle

This video describes the Family Integrated Transitions (FIT) program developed by PBHJP which addresses the issue of recidivism among youthful offenders. READ MORE »

New Research on State Use of Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Treatments

In December 2014, PBHJP Associate Professor Eric J. Bruns presented at the National Institutes of Health Dissemination and Implementation Conference on trends in state use of research and evidence in implementing behavioral health EBPs. READ MORE »

DBHR Funds New Triple P Demonstration Project

The Division of Behavioral Health and Recover (DBHR) of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is partnering with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to develop a multi-tiered system of supports for the promotion and prevention of children’s mental health in Tacoma/Pierce County spanning primary... READ MORE »

Inventory for Promising, Evidence-based, and Research-based Practices

The Promising Practices application encourages innovation, recommends new Promising Practices for the Inventory of Evidence-based, Research-based, and Promising Practices, and allows applicants access to the UW technical assistance available as part of theState House Bill 2536 implementation. This results in better outcomes for all children and families in Washington, through provision... READ MORE »


UW professors join steering committee to tackle racial disparity in juvenile justice

Two UW faculty members, Dr. Eric Trupin, director and vice chair of the psychiatry and behavioral science department, and Dr. Heather Clark, an anthropology professor, will join 30 others to help...

Upcoming Events

PBHJP Grand Rounds

October 12, 2015
8:30 am - 9:45 am
2815 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 200; Seattle, WA 98102

PBHJP Grand Rounds

November 9, 2015
8:30 am - 9:45 am
2815 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 200; Seattle, WA 98102

PBHJP Grand Rounds

December 14, 2015
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