Psychotic Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Topics: CBT, Suicide, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Mood disorder

Audience: Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)

Friday Nov 08, 2024 09.30 AM to 12.45 PM EST
3 CE Hours
$99.99 $59.99
Psychotic Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
Live Webinar
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Julie Fleagle
MS, LCPC, Clinical Supervisor

Child Therapist & Presenter

Julie Fleagle is a licensed professional counselor and certified professional counselor supervisor in the state of Maryland. Julie has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years and currently co-owns Willow Tree Counseling Center, a group private practice in Maryland. Julie started her career focused on assisting adults with schizophrenia, substance use disorders and other chronic mental illnesses. In 2015, Julie started specializing in working with children as young as 3 years old and is now a sought-after child and family therapist. Julie is a National Mental Health First Aid USA Trainer and Instructor, a National Safety Council Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid and AED Instructor and keynote speaker.  

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Course Overview

Via live interactive webinar
Course Description:
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that about 2-4 out of every 1000 people experience psychosis each year, with a lifetime prevalence of about 3-5%.

This course provides clinicians with a comprehensive overview of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of psychosis, covering its various forms, etiology, symptoms, and evidence-based treatment modalities. It will cover general psychotic episodes, bipolar with psychotic features, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and psychotic mood disorders.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of psychosis and develop practical skills to effectively assess, diagnose, and treat individuals experiencing psychotic symptoms. The course integrates theoretical frameworks with real-world case studies and interactive discussions to enhance learning and application in clinical practice.
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
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Bornheimer, L.A. (2019), Suicidal Ideation in First-Episode Psychosis (FEP): Examination of Symptoms of Depression and Psychosis Among Individuals in an Early Phase of Treatment. Suicide Life Threat Behav, 49: 423-431. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12440

Chakraborty, N. (2021), Medication-free treatment for psychosis – an alternative to antipsychotics?. Prog. Neurol. Psychiatry, 25: 39-43. https://doi.org/10.1002/pnp.730

Fusar-Poli, P., McGorry, P.D. and Kane, J.M. (2017), Improving outcomes of first-episode psychosis: an overview. World Psychiatry, 16: 251-265. https://doi.org/10.1002/wps.20446

Ghelani, A. (2024). Perspectives toward cannabidiol (CBD) among youth in Early Psychosis Intervention programs: A qualitative study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 18(1), 10–17. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.13428

Li Y, Coster S, Norman I, et al. Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions for people with recent-onset psychosis: A systematic review. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 2021; 15: 3–15. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.12929

Langlois S, Zern A, Kelley ME, Compton MT. Adversity in childhood/adolescence and premorbid tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use among first-episode psychosis patients. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 2021; 15: 1335–1342. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.13086
CE Credits:
 3 CE Live Online Contact Hour(s)

Note: Live interactive webinar is considered the same as live in person by most states. Please confirm with your local board.

Core Wellness, 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-0569 and for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167 and for psychologists, #PSY-0236. Note: This course provides 3 Cultural Competency Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar) or live in person. 

Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.

ASWB ACE Approved
Core Wellness, LLC, #1745, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 5/18/2024 to 5/18/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 3 Cultural Competency continuing education credits.

NBCC ACEP Approved
Core Wellness, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7094. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Core Wellness, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

APA Approved
Core Wellness, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Core Wellness, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Time Zone and Currency
All times listed are EST (New York time); All prices are in USD.

Cancellation, Policies and Refunds
Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who complete the course. Registration is open until the course sells out (when this occurs, purchase option is disabled). We recommend signing up early to secure your spot and for early bird pricing. We provide a full refund upon request for cancellations submitted seven (7) calendar days before the webinar date. Cancellations received after that time frame will be granted: a transfer, credit or recorded webinar access, when available. For further questions, please see the FAQ section or contact us. In the rare event of a training cancellation, a notification and full refund (for the course fee only) will be automatically sent to you via your email on file.

Accessibility Accommodations
To request an accommodation, please contact us in writing with at least 30 days prior notice and we will do our best to fulfill your request.

Financial Declarations
The presenter and Core Wellness hereby declare that no conflict of interest, competing interest, or commercial support for the CE program are present. Presenter receives compensation for program delivery and sales as well as sales of his/her personal books and products.

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Psychotic Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Psychotic Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)



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