Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) is a time-limited, structured form of talk therapy that is indicated for individuals who experience distress related to psychotic symptoms. Although evidence demonstrates effectiveness in enhancing care and outcomes for clients with psychosis, CBTp is not widely available in the United States. The UW SPIRIT Lab in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (PI: Sarah Kopelovich, PhD) applies evidence-based implementation and dissemination strategies such as blended learning, train and trainer, Project ECHO, longitudinal consultation to agencies, supervisors, and practitioners, fidelity assessment and monitoring, and sustaining the first CBTp Provider Network in the United States. The CBTp workforce development project aims to sustain and expand access to CBTp across publicly-funded behavioral health settings in Washington State.
WA State Health Care Authority (HCA)
Community Mental Health/Health Center/Faith Health Center, Hospital, Outpatient
Psychosis, Serious Mental Illness