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Upcoming EASA Center for Excellence Trainings

If you're not sure which trainings you have already attended, or you have any other questions or feedback, please contact us at easac4e@pdx.edu.

EASA Intro Training (In Person)

This is the introductory training for new EASA staff. Everyone on an EASA team should attend the Intro training at least once, preferrably early in their work with EASA.


Family Psychoeducation (MFG) Training (2 PART, Online/In-person)

This Family Psychoed (MFG) Training has 2 parts: A 4 hour webinar overview of the model and a 1 day in-person skills training. All EASA team members would benefit from the webinar overview, however team members who plan to become MFG facilitators *must also attend* an in-person skills training. There are two opportuinities to complete the in-person training day (details on the right). The webinar will be recorded and posted on the EASA website.

Register for the Family Psychoed (MFG) Training >>

  • May 1, 2018, 12pm-4pm PST WEBINAR
    Dr. Katie Hayden-Lewis will provide an overview of the single and multi-family groups model with some time for questions and answers. All EASA staff are required to attend an MFG training during their work with EASA, and MFG facilitators must attend this overview webinar plus one (1) of the in-person skills trainings below.
  • May 21, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm IN-PERSON skills training in La Grande, OR
    1st opportunity for 2nd part of the training, required for future MFG facilitators.
  • July 10, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm IN-PERSON skills training in Medford, OR
    2nd opportunity for 2nd part of the training, required for future MFG facilitators.

Multi-Family Group Training (In Person)

This is a 2-day "traditional" in-person MFG Training, covering the overview of the model and facilitation skills training all together.


SCID/SIPS Training (In Person)

Two back-to-back trainings over 4 days: the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-V Disorders (SCID) Training replaces the Differential Diagnosis training, and the Structured Interview of Psychosis-risk Syndromes (SIPS) is a structured interview for diagnosing a clinical high risk (CHR) syndrome for psychosis and cases of first episode psychosis.

You may attend each 2-day training back-to-back or separately, but you must attend both days of any 2-day training at once; e.g. you could attend the 2-day SCID in June and the 2-day SIPS in November, but not day 1 of SCID in June and day 2 of SCID in November.


June 2018 | Hood River, OR

  • SCID June 4-5, 2018
  • SIPS June 6-7, 2018
Register for the June/Hood River SCID and/or SIPS >>

November 2018 | Eugene, OR

  • SCID November 13-14, 2018
  • SIPS November 15-16, 2018
Register for the November/Eugene SCID and/or SIPS >>

EASA Supervisor Training (In Person)

This is a 2-day in-person training for EASA Supervisors and similar roles/titles. This training covers the history of the EASA program and supervisor competencies in the context of an EASA site. All EASA Supervisors and similar roles/titles are required to attend the Supervisor training at least once in their work with EASA, and every member of the team is required to have a Supervisor who has attended this training.