21st Annual STEP Symposium

The annual Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program (STEP) Symposium offers mental health professionals, advocates, individuals and families living with schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses an annual learning opportunity focused on innovative treatment approaches.

When Apr 26, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where William and Ida Continuing Education Center
Contact Name Janice Linn
Contact Phone 919-445-0206
Attendees Mental health professionals, advocates, patients with severe mental illness and their families
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21st Annual STEP Symposium

The  UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health's 21st Annual STEP Symposium “Recovery Oriented Care in North Carolina,” scheduled for April 26, 2014, will focus on the latest information on supported employment, supportive housing, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), as well as policy changes and the future of mental health treatment in North Carolina as it relates to persons with schizophrenia and severe mental illness.  Faculty from the UNC Departments of Psychiatry, NC Department of Health and Human Services, and NC Center for Public Policy Research will share the latest information on creating a mental health system that promotes recovery for these individuals.

The schedule for the STEP Symposium can be found here

Sponsored by the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, UNC Health Care and Cardinal Innovations.

Registration: Contact Janice Linn at jlinn@med.unc.edu; fax: 919-445-0234. Registration deadline April 18, 2014.

Continuing Education: .4 CEUs or 4 hours
Fees: $25 (additional cost for CEU credits, $25)
Optional lunch, following Symposium, $16

Be sure to read through the event's brochure