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Early Intervention Webinar 2 Now Available online



The second webinar for new World Psychiatric Association's (WPA) online learning series: ‘Early Intervention’ is now available online!


The second webinar in the "Early Intervention" series, titled: “Early Intervention in Low Resource Settings - Findings from the WIC (Warwick – India - Canada) Project” took place on Friday the 10th of December and was a great success. The well-attended event was chaired by Swaran P. Singh MBBS MD FRCPsych DM and included presentations from five internationally acclaimed academic researchers and clinicians:

  • Prof Rakesh K Chadda (AIIMS, New Delhi, India) - ‘Protocol-based care for first episode psychosis’

  • Dr R Thara (SCARF, Chennai, India) - ‘Early detection of mental illness through school-based screening’

  • Prof Jason Madan (University of Warwick, UK) - 'Health Economics of Early Intervention Services'

  • Prof Graeme Currie (University of Warwick, UK) - 'Implementation Science in LMICs'

  • Dr Srividya Iyer (McGill University, Canada) - 'Early Intervention Services in global context: new frontiers'

A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing on WPA’s Education Portal here.


For the nominal fee of USD $15, it is also possible to purchase the WPA CPD Certificate and the associated CPD points for attending this webinar via the WPA Education Portal. More information on how to access the certificate can be read at the end of this article*.


Funded by WPA and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), this webinar provided an overview of the WIC project's work and initial findings. The faculty includes renowned global mental health experts who have been leading mental health programmes in Low and Middle Income Country (LMIC) settings.



For any queries relating to the Early Intervention Webinar Series or any other WPA run webinar, please contact education@wpanet.org.


We hope to see you at future WPA online events. To view our upcoming events please visit the WPA website.


For more information on the Education Portal, visit the page or contact eduation@wpanet.org

Author: WPA Education Coordinator


*To access the CPD certificate, login to the Portal (you will need to sign up if you have not logged in previously). From the Portal home page select 'Paid CPD Certificate Courses’, then 'CPD Early Intervention' and here you will be prompted for payment via PayPal. Once payment has been made the webinar page will open, scroll to the bottom of this page and here you can access your CPD certificate and download.

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