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Education and Consultative Services | UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Education and Consultative Services (ECS) of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

ECS provides state-of-the-art training to:

  • Mental health providers.
  • Researchers.
  • Community leaders and members.

Through conferences and training, we can help you achieve and maintain the highest quality standards in the care you provide to mental health consumers and families.

Upcoming Events

Services We Offer

We can help you:

  • Plan and manage conferences and events to highlight mental health research and showcase updates in best practices.
  • Help UPMC staff and outside groups earn continuing education credits (CE) for in-person and virtual events.
  • Learn at your own pace and earn continuing education credits via live webcasts, which we archive for home study.

Contact Education and Consultative Services

To learn more about our services, email

  • To provide continuing education credits for a training event, contact ECS four weeks in advance.
  • To discuss conference or event management, contact us eight months to one year in advance.

Registration is Now Open for the Crisis Management Summit

"Crisis Management: A Summit for Preparing for and Healing From Crisis at Home, Work, and School" is a one-day summit that brings together the knowledge and experience of community partners who engage daily with children, adolescents, and adults, with a particular focus on marginalized and minoritized communities. Attendees will engage in co-learning around crisis management best practices.

This free event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16.