Sean Elder, APRN
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Sean Elder, APRN is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arizona. From 2009 until 2014, he worked as an inpatient RN at the Vermont State Hospital and in the psychiatric unit of the University of Vermont Medical Center. He received his Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Vermont.
Since moving to Las Vegas, NV in 2014, Mr. Elder has worked for Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services providing treatment for clients with a wide change of mental health issues. He believes in a recovery model of care, where the clients are the authority on their life and concealed strengths can be uncovered to help them meet the current problems in their life.
In addition to his caseload at the community mental health clinic. Mr. Elder has experience collaborating with mental health teams that serve special populations. As the psychiatric provider for Enliven, a coordinated specialty care program for clients with first-episode psychosis, he was able to establish a treatment alliance and provide psychiatric education to engage young adults during this difficult period in their lives. He has also worked closely with a psychiatrist to provide medication management for a Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), which is an intensive outpatient treatment program to assist clients with severe and persistent mental health disorders.
Mr. Elder enjoys precepting APRN students and he takes pride in preparing future nurse practitioners.