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Third National Conference on

Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States

Addressing Inequities - Race, Culture, and COVID

A Live Virtual Conference | November 12 - 13

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APA and SMI Adviser are proud to present The Third National Conference on Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States: Addressing Inequities - Race, Culture, and COVID. This free, interdisciplinary virtual event takes place November 12-13, 2020.

The agenda includes 20 sessions focused on evidence-based care for individuals who are early in the course of a psychotic illness. This meeting provides continuing education credit and is designated for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 1.0 CE credit for psychology per eligible session and 1.0 CE credit for social work per eligible session.

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Larry J. Seidman Award for Leadership

  • Award Presentation
  • Friday, November 13
  • 11:45 a.m. - Noon

The Larry J. Seidman Award for Leadership honors Dr. Lawrence J. Seidman, an eminent scientist, clinician, and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Following his death in 2017, the organizing committee of the National Conference on Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States created this award, which is given annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to promoting early psychosis treatment in the U.S., including leadership in program development, implementation of evidence-based models, and/or workforce development through training, technical assistance, and mentoring activities.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Unless otherwise noted, each live virtual session provides 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 1.0 CE credit for Psychology, and 1.0 CE credit for Social Work.

Each session will be a live interactive webinar. All sessions will be 70 minutes long with 60 minutes of presentation and 10 minutes of Q&A.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

11:45 a.m. - Noon ET

Opening Remarks

Not eligible for continuing education credit.

Noon - 1:10 p.m. ET

Plenary

Racial and Cultural Mental Health Disparities, Early Psychosis, and the Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health

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1:15 - 2:25 p.m. ET

System-Level Improvements

Race, Culture, and Diagnosis of Psychosis

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The Human Experience

Culture of Mental Illness: Sensemaking of Psychosis and Recovery

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Culturally Informed Care

Rural and Frontier CSC Considerations to Address Trauma and Race

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The New Normal

Can We Create Sustainability of Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC)?

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2:30 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Break

3:00 - 4:10 p.m. ET

Plenary

Cultural and Contextual Considerations in the Early Identification of Risk for Psychosis

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4:15 - 5:25 p.m. ET

System-Level Improvements

The Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET) Core Assessment Battery: Tools and Resources for Building an Early Psychosis Learning Health Care Partnership

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The Human Experience

Towards an Inclusive Practice: Creating Safe Spaces in Supervision and Interprofessional Teams to Address Inequities and Optimize the Delivery of Behavioral Health Services

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Culturally Informed Care

The Setup: Pathways to Coordinated Specialty Care for Racial/Ethnic Minorities

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The New Normal

Providing Crisis and Assessment Services Remotely

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Friday, November 13, 2020

11:45 a.m. - Noon ET

Presentation of Annual Larry J. Seidman Award for Leadership

Not eligible for continuing education credit.

Noon - 1:10 p.m. ET

Plenary

Workforce Development: Core Competencies and the Intersection of Criminal Justice, Disparities, and Early Psychosis

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1:15 - 2:25 p.m. ET

System-Level Improvements

Building and Retaining an Effective CSC Peer Workforce: The Vision, the Reality, and the Solution

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The Human Experience

Compassion-Focused Support for Staff in Early Psychosis Services

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Culturally Informed Care

Education and Training to Address Behavioral Health Disparities

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The New Normal

Coordinated Specialty Care: Managing Teams Remotely During Times of Uncertainty and Change

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2:30 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Break

3:00 - 4:10 p.m. ET

Plenary

Harnessing Digital Technology to Bring About Long-Term Recovery in First Episode Psychosis

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4:15 - 5:25 p.m. ET

System-Level Improvements

Equitably Financing Coordinated Specialty Care: Strategies for Sustainability

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Not eligible for CE credit for Social Work.

The Human Experience

Telehealth in the Time of COVID-19 for CSC Programs: Opportunities, Suggestions, and Considerations for Working with Diverse Populations

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Culturally Informed Care

Continuity of Care in Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC): Federal and Programmatic Perspectives

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The New Normal

Psychopharmacology Management of Early Psychosis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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5:30 - 5:45 p.m. ET

Closing Remarks

Not eligible for continuing education credit.

 

Accreditation Statements

Continuing Medical Education for Physicians

Accreditation

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE for Psychologists

The American Psychiatric Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. American Psychiatric Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE for Social Workers

American Psychiatric Association, #1743, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. American Psychiatric Association maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/18/2020 – 05/18/2021. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.0 continuing education credits. (per webinar)