An Overview of Schizophrenia and Psychosis

November 7, 2023

2 - 2:30 p.m. EST


This half-hour workshop will introduce staff to schizophrenia and psychosis concepts with the goal of providing participants a basic understanding of thought disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Achieve a basic understanding of schizophrenia, its onset, symptoms and treatments
  2. Understand that psychosis can be caused from other sources besides schizophrenia
  3. Identify the symptoms of psychosis

Speaker: Bryan Stephens

the center of excellence for behavioral health in nursing facilities (COE-NF)

Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the COE-NF offers Certified Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Staff a centralized resource hub with easy access to trainings, technical assistance and additional resources, at no cost.

What We Do

We help nursing facilities to improve the quality of life and care provided for residents who are experiencing a variety of behavioral health disorders, with a focus on Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD).

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We provide direct technical assistance, evidence-based training, and resources that are appropriate for every member of your long-term care facility — from those providing day-to-day direct care, to clinical and administrative staff.