Shane W. Rau, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Medical Education
Clinical Director, NCPRC
Dr. Rau is an assistant professor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry and serves multiple roles for the Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health (CECMH). He is this associate medical director of the new UNC STEP Community Clinic, Wake County (aka Wake STEP), which serves approximately 500 patients with severe mental illness. Dr. Rau is also the clinical director of the North Carolina Psychiatric Research Center (NCPRC). Wake STEP and the NCPRC are working together to provide high quality care for persons with severe mental illness and to generate clinical trials and health services research to improve health care options for these individuals. In addition, Dr. Rau continues in his role as director of Medical Education for the Center. Through this role, he works with Center colleagues to develop and maintain a curriculum regarding the treatment of psychotic disorders and the area of community psychiatry for UNC Psychiatry resident physicians.
Selden Holt, MSW, LCSW
Selden Holt, MSW, LCSW, training coordinator, received an A.B. from Duke University and an MSW from UNC Chapel Hill. From 2001-06, she provided assessments and child case management, then project and clinic leadership at the local community mental health center. From 2006-2008, she served as Training Coordinator for a comprehensive mental health service provider. She has provided training for law enforcement, students, and mental health professionals in a variety of settings. At CECMH, she coordinates training courses and lecture series, a case conference, employee trainings, and has co-created the multi-agency Group Home Employee Skills Training (GHEST) for group home administrators across the region. Holt also leads therapy groups, including smoking cessation, weight management, social skills, and Illness Management and Recovery. She teaches and provides social work support to the psychiatry residents and is the liaison to several allied professional internship programs. She serves on the Brushes with Life committee.