January 8, 2018

IMHR’s First Annual Symposium on Early Intervention for Psychosis

You’re Invited!

The Institute for Mental Health Research and IMHR Epicenter  present:

The First Annual

Symposium for Early Intervention for Psychosis

The Symposium is free and behavioral health professionals will earn CEU credits.

What you will learn: 

  • Learn the early indicators of psychosis in young adults
  • Understand the evidence base for preventative intervention, and targets for intervention
  • Learn the importance of early intervention and what experts call the “critical period” to intervene with young adults experiencing psychosis for the first time
  • Learn the importance of coordinated specialty care for first-episode psychosis
  • Understand current research investigating the neurobiological and genetic causes of psychotic disorders
  • Learn how basic science studies are translated into new technologies and therapies to improve diagnosis and treatment of mental illness
  • Learn to identify the clinical risk syndrome for psychosis
  • Describe cognitive markers of psychosis risk including language disturbance

Behavioral health professionals can earn CEU credits. Learn more here!


Nicholas Breitborde, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Clinical Early Psychosis Intervention Center (EPICENTER). Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health and Psychology, The Ohio State University

Amelia Gallitano, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Gallitano is Associate Professor at the University of Arizona and researched genetic and environmental risks for schizophrenia and mood disorders.

Cheryl Corcoran, M.S., M.D.

Dr. Corcoran is an Associate Professor and Program Leader in psychosis risk at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and is an expert in the early stages of schizophrenia.

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 8:30 am – 3 pm

Arizona Biltmore | Grand Ballroom

2400 E. Missouri Ave. Phoenix, AZ

Cost: Free and lunch will be provided

The registration period for this event is now closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.