University of Washington Department of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences

New Journeys Network

The goal of the New Journeys Network and Demonstration Project is to support the startup of Coordinated Specialty Care teams in Washington State.  All Demonstration Project sites will receive training, technical assistance and consultation from a team of local and national experts. In her role as Project Director, Dr. Monroe-DeVita oversees all aspects of implementation, including program start up, training, ongoing consultation, and coordination and planning between the Demonstration Projects and DBHR. Dr. Monroe-DeVita is joined by her training team at UW, along with national experts from the NAVIGATE program and EASA Center for Excellence at Portland State University.

1% of the population is diagnosed with Schizophrenia

The diagram below shows the Coordinated Specialty Care model of the various interventions in New Journeys.

  • Medication/Psychopharmacology: ~0.25 FTE Prescriber
  • Individual Resiliency Training (IRT): ~1.0 FTE IRT Specialist (sometimes split 50/50 with CM role)
  • Family Education: ~1.0 FTE Director/Family Clinician (also does outreach & ed)
  • Supported Employment and Education (SEE): ~1.0 FTE SEE Specialist
  • Case Management: ~0.5 FTE CM
  • Peer Support:  ~0.5 FTE Peer Specialist'
  • Community Outreach is intertwined within each role on the New Journeys team and is ongoing

 

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