University of Michigan

Understanding Psychosis

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Adrienne Lapidos

Instructor: Adrienne Lapidos


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Intermediate level

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12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Define psychosis

  • Describe the health disparities associated with psychosis-spectrum disorders

  • Utilize strategies that improve engagement of individuals with psychosis in healthcare

  • Explain the relevance of Trauma-Informed Care to psychosis-spectrum disorders

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There are 4 modules in this course

During the first course module, participants will be introduced to the course; will learn key terms related to psychosis; and will learn more about what it is like to have a psychosis episode.

What's included

3 videos18 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

During the second course module, participants will learn the evidence-based treatment approaches for psychosis; will gain a historical perspective on mental health treatment; and will learn techniques that are helpful for engaging people with psychosis in healthcare.

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3 videos27 readings5 quizzes

During the third course module, participants will gain a better understanding of the health disparities facing individuals living with psychosis spectrum disorders, as well as potential solutions.

What's included

3 videos13 readings5 quizzes

During the fourth and final course module, participants will learn about Trauma-Informed Care and why it is particularly important in providing healthcare for people with psychosis.

What's included

3 videos18 readings5 quizzes


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University of Michigan
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