2018 TA and Training Resources on First Episode Psychosis Now Available!

New TA Resources

Developed with support from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, are now available for download!

Snapshot of State Plans for Using the Community Mental Health Block Grant 10 Percent Set-Aside to Address First Episode Psychosis (NASMHPD/NRI)

Windows of Opportunity in Early Psychosis Care: Navigating Cultural Dilemmas

(Oscar Jimenez-Solomon, M.P.H, Ryan Primrose, B.A., Hong Ngo, Ph.D., Ilana Nossel, M.D., Iruma Bello, Ph.D., Amanda G. Cruz, B.S., Lisa Dixon, M.D. & Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, M.D.)

Training Guide
Training Videos: Navigating Cultural Dilemmas about -

  1. Religion and Spirituality
  2. Family Relationships
  3. Masculinity and Gender Constructs

Successful Transition from Specialty FEP Programs

(Jessica Pollard, Ph.D. and Michael Hoge, Ph.D.)

Transitioning Clients from Coordinated Specialty Care: A Guide for Clinicians
Training Webinars for Receiving Clinicians in Community Mental Health Programs: Best Practices in Continuing Care after Early Intervention for Psychosis

  1. Overview of Psychosis 
  2. Early Intervention and Transition 
  3. Recommendations for Continuing Care 

Addressing the Recognition and Treatment of Trauma in First Episode Programs

(Andrea Blanch, Ph.D., Kate Hardy, Clin.Psych.D., Rachel Loewy, Ph.D. & Tara Neindam, Ph.D.)

Trauma, PTSD and First Episode Psychosis
Addressing Trauma and PTSD in First Episode Psychosis Programs

Supporting Students Experiencing Early Psychosis in Schools

(Jason Schiffman, Ph.D., Sharon A. Hoover, Ph.D., Samantha Redman, M.A., Caroline Roemer, M.Sc., and Jeff Q. Bostic, M.D., Ed.D.)

Engaging with Schools to Support Your Child with Psychosis
Supporting Students Experiencing Early Psychosis in Middle School and High School 

Addressing Family Involvement in CSC Services

(Laurie Flynn and David Shern, Ph.D.)

Helping Families Understand Services for Persons with Early Serious Mental Illness: A Tip Sheet for Families
Family Involvement in Programming for Early Serious Mental Illness: A Tip Sheet for Clinicians


Early Serious Mental Illness: Guide for Faith Communities (Mihran Kazandjian, M.A.)

Coordinated Specialty Care for People with First Episode Psychosis: Assessing Fidelity to the Model (Susan Essock, Ph.D. and Donald Addington, M.D.)


For more information about early intervention in psychosis, please go to: https://www.nasmhpd.org/content/early-intervention-psychosis-eip