Differentiating Adolescent Psychosis

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Description

In this interview-based course, Dr. Jeremy Sharp speaks with Dr. Stephanie Nelson about differentiating adolescent-onset psychosis.  Stephanie has a wonderful balance of clinical acumen, knowledge of the research, and humility that is on full display during this lively conversation.

The following topics are covered in their discussion:

  • The role of viral infection and birth date in risk for psychosis
  • Relationship between trauma and auditory hallucinations
  • Relationship between medical issues and psychosis
  • Typical “causes” of psychosis – acute vs. episodic
  • A battery for assessing psychosis
  • Delivering feedback for a psychosis diagnosis

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists,  addiction counselors, nurses.

This course is not available for CE with ASWB

This CE program is designated as intermediate.

CE Content Category: Clinical; Testing; Assessment

This interview was published in October 2020.

 

 

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Text Interview with Stephanie Nelson, ABPP-CN, ABPdN
  • Audio Interview with Stephanie Nelson, ABPP-CN, ABPdN
  • References
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

ABOUT DR. STEPHANIE NELSON

Dr. Stephanie Nelson is a pediatric neuropsychologist who specializes in complex differential diagnosis. She is board certified in both clinical neuropsychology (ABPP-CN) and pediatric neuropsychology (ABPdN). Dr. Nelson earned her undergraduate degree at Williams College and her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Vermont. She completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. After a few years in group practice in the Boston area, Dr. Nelson returned home to the Pacific Northwest in 2014 and opened her own practice. In 2018, she founded Skylight Neuropsychology in Seattle, WA. She currently provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments and outreach to the community through presentations, workshops, and volunteer work. She also provides consultation to psychologists and neuropsychologists who specialize in pediatric assessment.

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Sharp is a licensed psychologist and the Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and grew to include nine licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Masters and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, he specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Nov 28, 2020.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Discuss the relationship between trauma and auditory hallucinations
  • Explain the relationship between medical issues and psychosis
  • Select a battery for assessing psychosis
  • List the typical causes of psychosis - acute and episodic
  • Deliver feedback for a psychosis diagnosis

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