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Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 211–217 | Cite as

From the Benches to the Trenches

Training Residents to Provide Emergency Outreach Services-A Public/Academic Project
  • Joseph J. Zealberg
  • Alberto B. Santos
  • Thomas G. Hiers
  • James C. Ballenger
  • Jackie A. Puckett
  • Scott D. Christie
Regular Article

Abstract

The Charleston Area Mental Health Center and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina have collaborated to form a comprehensive emergency service with mobile capacity. The service is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of professionals from public and academic psychiatry. Psychiatric residents are fully integrated into the service. A description of the program demonstrates how such liaisons can promote improved access to high-quality services, while enriching the training of psychiatrists through outreach experiences.

Keywords

Academic Psychiatry Assertive Community Treat Chief Resident Psychiatric Emergency Hosp Community Psychiatry 
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© Academic Psychiatry 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph J. Zealberg
    • 1
  • Alberto B. Santos
    • 1
  • Thomas G. Hiers
    • 2
  • James C. Ballenger
    • 1
  • Jackie A. Puckett
    • 2
  • Scott D. Christie
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Charleston Area Mental Health CenterUSA

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