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Identification, Screening, and Assessment Resources for Providers


Information on screening tools, assessment procedures, and how to discuss diagnoses with individuals and families.

Use of Performance Measures in Early Intervention Programs (PDF | 9.7 MB)
This guide provides an overview of performance measures used and why they may be important to states and clinics that are considering implementing an early intervention Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) program. This guide also provides insight into the use of performance measures by nine first-episode CSC programs, specifically addressing the clinical and administrative utility, as well as the collection burden of each performance measure in use by the program.

Screening for Psychosis Spectrum Symptoms
This clinical brief describes screening for psychosis spectrum symptoms.

Beating the Clock: Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis
In an effort to reduce the duration of untreated psychosis, this webinar discusses strategies for engaging people in evidence-based first episode psychosis programs, building awareness through targeted outreach, collaborating with systems partners, encouraging help-seeking, and how all of this can impact the trajectory their wellness.

Measuring the Duration of Untreated Psychosis Within First Episode Psychosis Coordinated Specialty Care (PDF | 611 KB)
This issue brief reviews the literature on duration of untreated psychosis (DUP), examines different DUP measures in existence, and considers the implications of implementing this practice in community mental health settings. The purpose of the document is to enable early psychosis services to be informed about the critical elements for consideration when integrating DUP measurement into routine clinical care.

Discussing Diagnosis of Early Psychosis with Youth and Families
This clinical brief discusses suggestions for providing diagnostic feedback and psychoeducation to youth experiencing early psychosis and their families.

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Last Updated: 03/18/2024
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