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    Sarah Kopelovich

    University of Washington, Seattle, USA

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    Sarah K, PhD is a forensically-trained licensed clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor there and holds a Professorship in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp). Her research is focused on training, implementation, and dissemination strategies for evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions for individuals experiencing early and persistent psychosis. She has served as the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on several projects with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Washington State Health Care Authority. 

    She oversees the Northwest CBTp Provider Network, oversees two CBT ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) Clinics, the Central Assessment of Psychosis Service, and serves as core faculty for the SPIRIT Lab, the Center for Mental Health, Policy, and the Law, and the Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center at the UW. Sarah regularly conducts seminars, and professional consultation across the country for an array of mental health professionals and clinicians-in-training in CBTp; Individual Resiliency Training for FEP; Assertive Community Treatment; and diagnostic, suicide, and violence risk assessment. She also leads the implementation efforts for Psychosis REACH, a CBTp-informed caregiving training for community members.