Journal article

Effectiveness of a professional development training program in increasing knowledge of mental health clinicians specializing in early psychosis

Craig Macneil, Frances Foster, Amanda Nicoll, Richard Monfries, Lucas Coulson, Helen Osnnan, Michelle Grainger, Sue Cotton

EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHIATRY | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIM: For early psychosis services to be effective, it is essential to have staff that are trained in evidence-based interventions in this area. In this paper, we report on research undertaken by The Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre's Statewide Services (ESW) team. The focus was on assessing knowledge acquisition in early psychosis clinicians that had attended ESW's specialist training. METHODS: Between October 2012 and October 2017, data were collected from a large cohort of clinicians that had attended 46 ESW workshops covering topics identified in international guidelines as key components of early psychosis service provision. Participants were asked to complete between 3..

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