Peer Involvement & Leadership in Early Intervention in Psychosis Services

This webinar is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS).

Description:  Nev Jones, PhD, is a mental health services researcher with expertise in systems-level policy and program development focused on early intervention in psychosis. She is also a person with lived experience who herself received services in an early psychosis intervention program. Dr. Jones will discuss strategies for increasing the meaningful role of peers within first episode programming, covering: guiding principles; challenges and opportunities; best practices; and a discussion of peer involvement in the real world. Time will be allowed for audience questions.


  • Nev Jones, PhD; Director of Research & Evaluation, Felton Institute/PREP, San Francisco