A Clinician’s Guide to First Episode Psychosis for LatinX Youth

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Early First Episode Program at the University of New Mexico’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences provides multidisciplinary and recovery-oriented Coordinated Specialty Care to young adults experiencing a first episode of psychosis (FEP). Members of the Early team will present on best practices for (i) initial engagement, assessment, and family involvement, (ii) psychosocial interventions, and (iii) pharmacological treatment when working with LatinX youth experiencing psychosis for the first time. The presentation will be targeted for clinicians from across disciplines who may encounter this population in their daily work (Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatric PAs, PCPs, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, etc.).


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