Info. About the PREP Team
The PREP Team (Prevention and Recovery from Early Psychosis) provides a specialty care treatment model to provide support services for individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis.
Below are the five key focus' to this model:
Case Management: Person-centered care, assisted by a care manager who helps clients and family members to navigate among treatment options.
Psychiatric Medication: Medication (if participant and their doctor decide it is needed).
Psychotherapy: Cognitive behavioral therapy as an evidence-based intervention for psychosis.
Family Education and Support: Family psychoeducation so that consumers choose the support people they want involved in their recovery, and families/supports get information that helps them play an active role in the recovery process.
Supported Employment and Education: Fostering autonomy and setting goals, including returning to school or work, developing new interests, meeting new people, and making new friends.
Who is Eligible for Services?
PREP team services are provided to ANYONE in the community that is experiencing first symptoms of psychosis , regardless of insurance or funding. This has served as a wonderful resource for the community.