Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders
(Schizophrenia)

This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to Psychotic Disorders.

Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
1. Major theories of Psychotic Disorders;
2. Signs and symptoms of Psychotic Disorders;
3. Health consequences of Psychotic Disorders;
4. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual;
5. The underlying neurobiology of Psychotic Disorders, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals;
6. Evidence based interventions that can be applied in private and professional settings.