Resources & Links

Please visit our Facebook page Schizophrenia@ABCT.


Training Resources

American Psychological Association Specialty Council for Psychological Training in Assessment and Treatment of Persons with Serious Mental Illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/ (this website contains Training Guidelines, a Competency Evaluation Instrument, Research and Practice information, a listing of Training Programs and the Petition for Recognition of Post-doctoral Specialty in SMI/SED).


Professional Organization Resources

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

APA Division 12, Society of Clinical Psychology, list of evidence-based treatments for schizophrenia

e-mental health  (this website has very good sections on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, including links to a number of good journals)


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) Schizophrenia 

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Consultants

SAMHSA evidence-based practices toolkit project

United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA)

World Fellowship on Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders  (provides lots of information on consumer and family support)


ABCT Online Journals

American Journal of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Services

Journal of Neuropsychiatry

Schizophrenia Bulletin

Books Available for Purchase

Assessment in Residential Treatment Settings: Observational Assessment Instrumentation for Service and Research by Gordon L. Paul

Cognitive Rehabilitation for Neuropsychiatric Disorders by Patrick W. Corrigan and Stuart C. Yudofsky (Editors)

Cognitive Technology in Psychiatric Rehabilitation by William D. Spaulding (Editor)

Behavioral Family Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders, 2nd Edition by Kim Tornvall Mueser and Shirley M. Glynn

Don't Call Me Nuts: Coping with the Stigma of Mental Illness by Patrick Corrigan, Robert Lundin

Handbook of Social Functioning in Schizophrenia by Kim T. Mueser and Nicholas Tarrier (Editors)

Living outside mental illness: Qualitative studies in recovery in schizophrenia by Larry Davidson

Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Social Skills by DW Nangle, DJ Hansen, CA Erdley and PJ Norton (Editors)

Principles and practice of psychiatric rehabilitation: An empirical approach by Patrick Corrigan, Kim Mueser, Gary Bond, Robert Drake and Phyllis Solomon

Psychiatric rehabilitation (second edition) by Carlos Pratt, Kenneth Gill, Nora Barret and Melissa Roberts

Reconstructing Schizophrenia by Richard P. Bentall (Editor)

Recovery from Disability: Manual of psychiatric rehabilitation by Robert Liberman

The Role of the State Hospital in the Twenty-First Century: New Directions for Mental Health Services #84 by William D. Spaulding (Editor)

Schizophrenia by Steven Silverstein, William Spaulding and Anthony Menditto

Social Cognition and Schizophrenia by Patrick W. Corrigan and David L. Penn (Editors)

Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia: A Step-by-Step Guide, 2nd Edition, by Alan S. Bellack, Kim T. Mueser, Susan Gingerich, and Julie Agresta

Theories of Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Nebraska Symposium on Motivation 1983 by William D. Spaulding and James K. Cole (Editors)

Treatment and Rehabilitation of Severe Mental Illness by William Spaulding, Mary Sullivan, and Jeffrey Poland