Collaborative Care for Students with Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis
Date & Time
Friday, August 13, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Health & Wellness Centres have seen an increase in student mental health needs, including students with complex psychiatric needs and limited access to outpatient community services. This session will provide an overview of a pilot project involving a collaborative care model (psychology and psychiatry) for students with bipolar disorder or psychosis. An overview of the collaborative care model between psychologists, psychiatrists and general practitioners and the integrated 12-session cognitive-behavioural therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy approach will be described. Additionally, the evaluation framework and preliminary outcomes will be presented.

Learning Objective 1:
To learn about a shared cared, collaborative model to treat post-secondary students with bipolar disorder or psychosis.
Learning Objective 2:
To learn about a short-term integrative CBT-ACT approach to the treatment of bipolar disorder and psychosis in a post-secondary setting.
Learning Objective 3:
To learn about an evaluation framework for a short-term treatment approach to bipolar disorder and psychosis.
Service or Program Delivery
Session Type
Virtual Session Link