Faculty & Objectives

Overall Learning Objectives:

  • Identify advancements in the area of early intervention of psychosis
  • Examine Canadian standards in early intervention care
  • Describe the recovery oriented paradigm

Plenary Speaker Learning Objectives:

Peer Support’s Role in Early Psychosis & Transition-aged Youth | Dr. Tom Hastings

 Peer Support In Early Psychosis – Dr. Tom Hastings

  • Review the case for involvement of peer support with particular focus on early psychosis
  • Describe the evolution of one psychiatrist’s perspective on the value of peers in early psychosis
  • Appraise a patient profile where peer support was an instrumental part of the recovery process

Early Intervention Services For Psychosis In Canada: Improving Clinical Care And Outcomes | Dr. Phil Tibbo

 Early Intervention Services for Psychosis in Canada – Dr. Philip Tibbo

  • Introduce the Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis (CCEIP) and its activities
  • Identify the similarities and differences in EIS programs across the country, and their synergies with international standards of care
  • Analyze ‘success’ in EIS and particular EIS research/clinical tool development in Canada related to this

Expanding Our Understanding of Recovery: What We Have Learned the Last 25 Years | Dr. Chris Summerville

Expanding Our Understanding Of Recovery – Dr. Chris Summerville

  • Recognize the historical foundation of recovery in mental health
  • Distinguish how a strengths-based approach relates to recovery
  • Identify the various domains or elements of a recovery philosophy

Accredited by UBC CPD

Accreditation statement:

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians.  This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development.  This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 5.0 Mainpro+ credits. This course is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 5.0 MOC Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.

Co-Development Statement:

This program was co-developed with Island Health Department of Psychiatry, Schizophrenia Services and BC Schizophrenia Society Victoria Branch (BCSS Victoria) and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.