February 8, 2018 | Arizona Biltmore | Phoenix, Arizona

Join us February 8, 2018 and learn about the current research findings and best-practice interventions for the early diagnosis and treatment of serious mental health conditions.

Behavioral Health professionals can earn CEU credits

Symposium Cost: Free (Including Lunch)

Registration For The Symposium Is Now Closed

What you will learn

The symposium will feature speakers and presentations that will help attendees:

  • Learn the early indicators of psychosis in young adults
  • 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
  • Understand the evidence base for preventive intervention, and targets for intervention


Who Should Attend

Behavioral Health professionals: psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, therapists, substance abuse counselors, and counselors; Education professionals: school counselors, staff, and administrators; vocational rehabilitation counselors; members of the clergy, law enforcement and youth programs; parents; and anyone who loves a person living with a serious mental health condition.

Behavioral Health professionals can earn CEU credits


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.
Associate Professor, Department of
Basic Medical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix


Cheryl Corcoran, M.S., M.D.
Associate Professor,
Program Leader
in Psychosis Risk,
Department of Psychiatry,
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY



Thursday, February 8, 8:30am–3pm

Arizona Biltmore | Grand Ballroom | 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix AZ

Cost: Free and lunch will be provided

Registration Is Now Closed