Join us for this full-day specialty conference on Early Intervention in Psychosis. Hear from some of the top researchers in the county who will review the latest scientific findings in this developing area of early schizophrenia and psychosis.

CME & CEU Credits Now Available.
Seating is limited. Register today!

Featured Faculty & Topics

Elaine Walker, PhD
Samuel Candler Dobbs, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Emory University Department of Psychology
Topic: Stress and Neuromaturational Processes in the Prodrome to Psychosis

Brian Miller, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Topic: Kindling for a Growing Fire? Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and High-Risk Psychosis

Michael T. Compton, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Chairman, Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Psychiatry
Topic: The Impact of Premorbid/Adolescent
Marijuana Use on the Age at Onset of Psychosis and Other Early-Course Feature

Robert Cotes, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University
Clinical Director for Treatment Resistant, Schizophrenia Clinic
Topic: Treatment Engagement Strategies in First Episode Psychosis: What does the evidence say?

Joseph McEvoy, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Topic: Lipids: Potential Markers of Risk and Early Interventions to Prevent Conversion to Psychosis

Joseph Bona, MD, MBA
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University
Chief Executive Officer, DeKalb Community Service Board
Topic: Organizing a Psychosis Early Intervention Program in the Public Sector: Lessons Learned


Scholarships-Available     Scholarships

The Psychosis Early Intervention Conference provides scholarships for students (undergraduate/graduate) and post-docs. Scholarships include conference registration and meals during the conference. Limited scholarships are available. Contact Sarah Pakenham at or (404) 508-7971 ext. 1 to learn more.


Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association and the DeKalb Community Service Board. The Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuing Education Units (CEU) Credits

7 Core CEUs have been approved by Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work.