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Thu, Aug 11


Online Event

Progressive Approaches to Understanding Psychosis with System Involved Youth

Maggie Mullen, LCSW, DBT-LBC

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Progressive Approaches to Understanding Psychosis with System Involved Youth
Progressive Approaches to Understanding Psychosis with System Involved Youth

Time & Location

Aug 11, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM PDT

Online Event

About the Event

Maggie Mullen, LCSW, DBT-LBC

Training Description

This presentation will introduce you to a disability justice-centered model of understanding psychosis with system involved youth. Participants will learn language to describe experiences of psychosis that is empowering and less pathologizing for system-involved youth. Through didactic presentation and screening tools, this training will help participants learn culturally-responsive ways to engage system involved youth experiencing psychosis.

Learning Objectives

- Learn how to utilize empowering language to describe experiences of psychosis with system involved youth

- Explore strategies for engaging system involved youth with psychosis

- Learn the basics of how to identify system involved youth who are at high risk for psychosis


1:30-2:00pm: Reframing psychotic experiences

2:00-2:30pm: Disability Justice versus Medical Model

2:30-3:00pm: Recognizing early signs of psychosis

3:00-3:20pm: Consumer driven research

3:20-3:30pm: Evaluation

Meet Our Trainers

Maggie Mullen, LCSW, DBT-LBC (they/them) is a clinical social worker, national trainer, community activist, and author of The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Psychosis. Maggie specializes in culturally responsive, evidence-based care for psychotic spectrum disorders, trauma and PTSD, the LBGTQ+ community, and formerly incarcerated people. Maggie has worked as a provider of individual and group therapy, client advocacy, and clinical case management services for racially and economically diverse populations in settings such as non-profits, health care companies, prisons, and county agencies. As a training director at Kaiser Permanente, they take great pride in mentoring, training, and supervising the next generation of social workers. You can find them online at

This course meets the qualifications for (2) BBS CEUs for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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