The North Carolina State University Counseling Center Continuing Education Program

in co-sponsorship with

UNC OASIS Wake of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health

presents

 

“Psychosis:  Early Recognition and Intervention”

Presented by:  Shay Alderman, LPC, NCC, UNC OASIS Wake

Bob Cline, LCSW, UNC OASIS Wake

Diana Perkins, MD, UNC OASIS Chapel Hill-Carrboro

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

 North Carolina State University Counseling Center, Room 2301 Student Health Center

2815 Cates Avenue, Raleigh, NC  27695

 

This program offers 3.0 CE Credits/Hours for Psychologists and Counselors.

 

 

Summary of Content:

 Presented by UNC OASIS Wake of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health staff, this program will focus on early recognition and intervention of psychosis in college students.  Participants will identify biological and genetic factors associated with risk of schizophrenia, common presenting complaints of clients with first episode psychosis, features of effective individual psychotherapy for first episode psychosis, ways to combine individual therapy, medication management and family for best outcomes, and best practices for referring to a higher level of care.  This program will focus on the college population.

 

Educational Objectives:

  1.  Participants will identify two biological and genetic factors associated with risk of schizophrenia.
  2.  Participants will identify three common presenting complaints of clients with first episode psychosis.
  3.  Participants identify two features of effective individual format psychotherapy for clients with first episode psychosis.
  4. Participants will identify two reasons for utilizing individual therapy, medication management and family involvement in the treatment of psychosis.
  5.  Participants will identify two best practices when referring for more intensive treatment for psychosis.

 

Continuing Education Credit:

This program offers 3.0 CE Credits/Hours for Psychologists and Counselors.

The North Carolina State University Counseling Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The North Carolina State University Counseling Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The North Carolina State University Counseling Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The North Carolina State University Counseling Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

3.0 CE Credits/Hours

Counselors The North Carolina State University Counseling Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6534. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The North Carolina State University Counseling Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 3.0 CE Credits/Hours

                                                                                                           

The North Carolina State University Counseling Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6534.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The North Carolina State University Counseling Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

3.0 CE Credits/Hours

                                               

 Presenter:

UNC OASIS Wake of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health provides a continuum of multidisciplinary, evidence-based preventative and ongoing care for patients with severe mental illness that emphasizes recovery, support for independent living, and integration of medical and psychiatric care.  Presenters from UNC OASIS Wake of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health include Shay Alderman, LPC, Bob Cline, LCSW, and Diana Perkins, MD.  Vitas available upon request.

 

Participant Prerequisites:

 This program is appropriate for mental health practitioners (psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, professional counselors), as well as interns and graduate students who provide clinical services in university counseling centers in North Carolina and to off-campus providers who see students.  Training is at an introductory level.

 

Professional and Ethical Issues:

 There is no commercial support for this CE program, instructor, content of instruction, or any other relationship that could be construed as a conflict of interest.  There is no endorsement of products.  Risks associated with the context of the course are limited to those the attendees would routinely face when working with clients

 

Fee:

The cost for non-NCSU participants who wish to obtain CE credit is $40.00.