Specialized case intervention for psychosis (6 credits)
In this course the principles and practice of case management in psychotic disorders will be introduced. The importance of ongoing acquisition of knowledge and skills, as well as adoption of optimal practice guidelines will be discussed. The role of case manager in the context of the multi-disciplinary care team will be discussed. This course will also cover specific practical skill involved in management of cases with psychotic disorder, such as engagement and risk assessment. The specialized case management for early psychosis cases will be considered particularly in terms of the critical period and the phase-specific needs for early psychosis patients. Specific skills such as community work, clinical records and communications will also be covered.
Course coordinator: Prof Eric YH Chen