TRAINING MATERIALS

New Journeys Orientation & Training Materials

Welcome to the New Journeys team! 

We are very excited to have you on board. While it, of course, cannot summarize everything that goes into team-based first episode care, we hope this training page gives you a broad introduction to how FEP teams and our program within Washington State are structured. Included is a brief overview of the program, an Introductory Training for all new team members, Role-Specific Trainings structured to fit the needs of each specialty, Supplemental Trainings, and a collection of additional resources. You may use the menu to the right to navigate this page

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NEW TEAM MEMBER CHECKLIST: 

You should also receive a welcome email from the training team shortly after joining which will introduce you to your consultant and provide more in-depth guidance regarding trainings for your role. While the process of each role is unique, we've included a generalized checklist to help you navigate the onboarding process. 

  1. Review the Washington State New Journeys Network New Journeys Dashboard below.

  2. Confirm that you are on the appropriate mailing distribution lists by emailing fepecho@uw.edu.

  3. Visit the ECHO Clinic and Consultation Call tabs to view the upcoming calendar, and add the dates to your calendar.

  4. Complete the Introductory Training.

  5. Complete your Role-Specific Training(s).*​

    • *Please note:

      • Case Managers: Currently there are no role-specific trainings for case managers.

      • IRT Clinicians: IRT's should take this e-Primer on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) prior to completing the role-specific training.

      • Nurses: While there are no role-specific trainings, nurses may find it very beneficial to take the Psychiatric Care Provider Training. 

      • Peer Specialists: The Peer training was not recorded to maintain privacy and facilitate open and honest conversation. 

      • Program Directors: Program Directors should also complete the SCID-5 & Differential Diagnosis supplemental training. Those who are also Family Education Specialists should also complete the Family Educational Specialist training.

  6. Complete any Supplemental Trainings:

    • Orientation to Psychosis and FEP: This training is recommended for those with little or limited background in psychosis or FEP. This training is open to all New Journeys team members. During this training Dr. Melton will review the basics of psychosis, including common symptoms, how they typically manifest, as well as common diagnostic categories for First Episode Psychosis.​

    • SCID-5 & Differential Diagnosis: This is a more intensive and highly diagnostic training designed for team members engaged in screening participants in the program (usually the Program Director, though occasionally the IRT or Psychiatric Care Provider). 

You may also access a number of additional resources immediately including:​

Please feel free to email fepecho@uw.edu or uwspiritlab@uw.edu with any questions or concerns.

- Washington State New Journeys Network Dashboard-

- Introductory Training -

- Role-Specific Trainings -

Click on the buttons above to open their respective training dashboards in a new tab. Continuing Education is available upon completing the training and submitting a training evaluation. The link can be found in each dashboard. 

Please note:

  • Case Managers: Currently there are no role-specific trainings for case managers.

  • IRT Clinicians: IRT's should take this e-Primer on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) prior to completing the role-specific training.

  • Nurses: While there are no role-specific trainings, nurses may find it very beneficial to take the Psychiatric Care Provider Training. 

  • Peer Specialists: The Peer training was not recorded to maintain privacy and facilitate open and honest conversation. 

  • Program Directors: Program Directors should also complete the SCID-5 & Differential Diagnosis supplemental training. Those who are also Family Education Specialists should also complete the Family Educational Specialist training.

- Supplemental Trainings -

While not required by everyone, these trainings can complement the Intro and Role-Specific trainings by providing additional education on First Episode Psychosis. Team members that are engaged in screening individuals for admission to New Journeys should complete the SCID-5 training. Click on the buttons below to open their respective dashboards in a new tab.

Orientation to Psychosis and FEP:

This training is recommended for those with little or limited background in psychosis or FEP. This training is open to all New Journeys team members. During this training Dr. Melton will review the basics of psychosis, including common symptoms, how they typically manifest, as well as common diagnostic categories for First Episode Psychosis.​​

SCID-5 & Differential Diagnosis:

This is a more intensive and highly diagnostic training designed for team members engaged in screening participants in the program (usually the Program Director, though occasionally the IRT or Psychiatric Care Provider). 

- Additional Resources -

New Journeys Resources:

External Resource Lists

   *Resources compiled by the UW Implementation team as part of the UW SPIRIT Lab. 

 

- Project Team Contacts -