UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

July 2016 Newsletter

Webinar | Innovate Series |  Policy | In the News

WEBINAR COMING SOON!

The Behavioral Health Centers of Excellence at UC Davis and UCLA will be hosting our first webinar in September 2016. 
The webinar will cover 3 key points: 
  1. Evidence-Based Practices and Models for Early Intervention
  2. Implementation Strategies and Overcoming Challenges
  3. Impact of Treatment Decisions on Engagement
More information about registration coming soon!
Innovate: evidence-based mental health research

Mobile Health Technology

Tara Niendam, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at UC Davis and director of operations for the EDAPT clinic developed a new mental health app for psychosis.  (PDF)

Mental Health Policy 

H.R. 2646, The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, passed the House of Representatives on July 6th with bipartisan support. This bill helps families by requiring the translation of evidence-based interventions into practice. 

Mental Health Makes the Headlines

BHCOE Director, Dr. Cameron Carter, believes computer brain training can improve cognition for people with schizophrenia.
UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente are beginning a clinical study that will improve public health by assessing risk factors early in life that increase chances of developing dementia later in life. 
If you are interested in helping the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence improve the lives of those touched by mental illness, please consider making an online tax-deductible gift today. For additional giving opportunities or funding priorities, please contact Jennifer Scott, director of development, at jescott@ucdavis.edu or (530) 752-5304. Thank you!
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