This project will develop training that will include an orientation to having a loved one who is psychiatrically hospitalized and will teach families and caregivers practical communication skills while their loved one is in our care.
This project will adapt the Family Bridger Program for an inpatient setting.
This educational initiative seeks to craft an innovative curriculum for psychiatry residents focused on person-centered communication skills.
This project will evaluate the effect of a debriefing workshop on the knowledge, attitudes, and practice of giving debriefs after adverse events among physicians and their trainees.
The State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center is a national technical assistance center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. Through this subcontract, the UW SMART Center has a subcontract to develop a micro-credentialling program on implementation science (IS) for educators, and to develop and convene a […]
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 […]
The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training Study will rigorously test CBTpro–a novel tool that uses spoken language technologies and conversational Artificial Intelligence to train behavioral health practitioners in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. We conducted a 2-week field trial, followed by a Randomized Clinical Trail in community mental health agencies to evaluate both learner and client outcomes. The […]
Over 2.5 million US adolescents struggle with mental health challenges, and multiracial adolescents are at greatest risk due to limited access to mental health programs. As roughly half of lifetime mental disorders have their first onset by mid-adolescence, it is vital to promote help-seeking for prevention and early intervention during this important developmental stage. This […]
Suicide is a leading cause of death among 10- to 24-year-olds in the US, and half of youth who die by suicide contact a primary care provider within one month prior to suicide. Suicide risk screening and access to brief and effective suicide prevention interventions remain an important step in reducing suicide, yet comprehensive suicide […]
Using an embedded clinical coaching framework, the Evidence Based Practice Institute (EBPI)/CoLab is promoting the development of quality care expertise within behavioral health agencies to reduce the cost and improve the speed of clinical workforce training. The goal of this project is to move principles of effective behavioral health care more quickly into practice, and […]