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Therapeutic Engagement with Patients Who Experience Psychosis

In-Person
3 CE Hours
Clinical
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Registration Fee (In Person Only; Lunch is Provided)
$30

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Description

This workshop will equip therapists with practical engagement strategies for promoting positive treatment outcomes for patients who experience psychosis. We will introduce nuanced and multifaceted therapeutic approaches to engage with patients who experience psychosis to help them to feel understood and build rapport. Participants attending this workshop will gain confidence and skills to engage and support their patients effectively, ultimately leading to improved therapeutic outcomes and overall positive benefit to their patients.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Substance Use Disorder Professionals
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to enhance understanding of psychosis, develop effective communication skills to build the therapeutic alliance and implement practical therapeutic techniques and strategies to navigate challenges in therapy while promoting recovery and resilience.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of psychosis.

  • Describe at least 2 effective communication skills for building the therapeutic alliance with patients who experience psychosis.

  • Summarize 3 practical engagement techniques/ strategies to implement in practice.

References
  • Turner, D. T., van der Gaag, M., Karyotaki, E., & Cuijpers, P. (2014). Psychological interventions for psychosis: a meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies. The American journal of psychiatry, 171(5), 523–538. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.13081159

  • Soderstrom, S., Davidsen, K. A., Hartmann, J. A., & Halldorsdottir, T. (2021). "Motivational interviewing for psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis." Psychological Medicine, 51(2), 220-233.

  • Lincoln, T. M., Sommerlad, K., & Gallinat, J. (2019). "Psychotherapeutic interventions for psychosis: A meta-analysis." Clinical Psychology Review, 75, 101-119.

Intermediate
Clinical
Counselors

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

Social Workers

TPN.health, #1766, 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. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Substance Use Disorder Professionals

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

 

TPN.health is a CAMFT-approved continuing education provider, provider # 1000101.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by River Oaks Hospital and Brentwood Hospital. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
  • Workshop Begins - Lunch is Provided
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
Dr. Amber Parden, MD

Amber Parden MD is an adult, perinatal, and child and adolescent trained psychiatrist.  Dr. Parden has extensive experience working with patients experiencing psychosis. She has training experience in a Navigate/First Break Psychosis clinic for newly diagnosed psychotic illness, CBT for psychosis, and motivational interviewing.  Dr. Parden is currently in private practice at Synchronicity MD Psychiatry & Therapy and is starting a community nonprofit for services and resources in our community called Clarity Through Community. 

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