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Online Courses

The following 3 online courses are taught by Ron Unger, LCSW. These are courses that you complete on your own time, and you have lifetime access to all course materials. 50% of your tuition for each course directly supports ISPS-US.

CBT for Psychosis: An Online Course

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for psychosis is an evidence-based method to reduce distress and disability related to psychotic experiences, and to support a possible full recovery. Use this link for more information and to register.

Working with Trauma, Dissociation, and Psychosis

A large body of research now indicates that trauma can be a cause of psychosis, with dissociation playing an important role. This online course will help you understand how this happens, and how to use CBT and other approaches to support work toward recovery. Use this link for more information and to register.

Addressing Spiritual Issues Within Treatment For Psychosis and Bipolar

Crisis in the mind raises deep questions that are often understood as spiritual. Learn culturally competent and recovery-oriented ways of engaging with people around these issues in this online course. Use this link for more information and to register.

Mad in America Online Courses

Mad in America

ISPS-US has partnered with Mad in America to promote their online courses. The courses are free, but they ask for donations.

The following videos may be of particular interest to ISPS-US viewers:

Antipsychotics: Short and Long-Term Effects
Sandra Steingard
Sandra Steingard

Can Clinical Care be Recovery Oriented?
Larry Davidson

How Vermont Discovered the Possibility of Recovery
Courtney Harding

Prescribing Antipsychotics in First Episode Psychosis: Is Less More?
Lex Wunderink
Lex Wunderink

Psychiatric Medications and Long-Term Outcomes for Schizophrenia
Martin Harrow and Thomas Jobe
Martin Harrow

Psychiatry Past and Present (Part 1: The Changing Face of Psychosis)
David Healy

Unraveling the Bundles of Research Bias
Erick Turner

The Voices in my Head
Eleanor Longden
Eleanor Longden

Why Few Patients Benefit from Psychiatric Medications
Peter Gøtzsche and Albert Gjedde

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