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Resources on the provision of service in rural and frontier communities, providing evidence-based and evidence-informed culturally and developmentally appropriate services, and coordination with other service systems.

Age and Developmental Considerations in Early Psychosis (PDF | 5.6 MB)
This issue brief explores how to recognize and tailor early psychosis programs to developmental challenges and opportunities in order to maximize program effectiveness.

Implementing Effective Systems of Care for Children, Youth and Transition-Aged Youth with or At-Risk of SED in Rural Communities
This webinar discusses the challenges, successes, recommendations, and lessons learned about the implementation of effective rural Systems of Care. Discussion includes research findings related to engaging students and families in rural educational settings, cultural considerations, and strategies for engaging youth in remote communities.

Implementation of Coordinated Specialty Services for First Episode Psychosis in Rural and Frontier Communities (PDF | 5.1 MB)
This fact sheet presents strategies for delivering core Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) components in rural and frontier settings to address challenges faced in these settings.

Delivering Culturally Competent Care in FEP (PDF | 630 KB)
This guide focuses on how culture affects the care of individuals experiencing a first episode of psychosis (FEP). It describes key concepts and principles, best practices, and case examples to help individuals with FEP, their supports, and providers work together to implement culturally competent early intervention services, prevent cultural misunderstandings, and enhance recovery outcomes.

Cultural and Contextual Considerations in the Early Identification of Risk for Psychosis
SMI Adviser
This webinar describes psychosis risk symptoms, screening, and assessment, as well as addresses the social and cultural factors impacting screening and assessment, and potential biases and health disparities.

Providing Culturally Responsive Care and Addressing Cross-Cultural Barriers in Early Psychosis: Online Series
This series of online meetings discusses topics of cultural diversity in the context of early psychosis and clinical high-risk populations.

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Care for Early Psychosis
This evidence-based practice brief, designed for behavioral health providers working with individuals who experience psychosis, describes the principles and practices of Culturally Responsive Care (CRC).

Windows of Opportunity in Early Psychosis Care: Navigating Cultural Dilemmas
This series of three training videos is designed to help CSC providers navigate cultural dilemmas around religion and spirituality, family cultures, and masculinity and gender constructs.

Racial and Cultural Mental Health Disparities, Early Psychosis, and the Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health
SMI Adviser
This webinar focuses on the history of racial and ethnic minority populations and the health disparities they face and addresses the stigma associated with first episode psychosis within this population, including in the criminal justice system and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the webinar presents solutions to improve mental health disparities and discusses how COVID-19 complicated the treatment of mental illness.

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Last Updated: 03/18/2024
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