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 UNC Friday Center
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919. 445. 0206
Attendees Advocates, individuals and families living with schizophrenia and other severe mental illness and mental health professionals
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The 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 UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health is the organizing sponsor of the 21st Annual STEP Symposium with additional sponsorship provided by UNC Healthcare and Cardinal Innovations Solutions

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Program and Registration information also provided below:

 21st Annual STEP Symposium

Recovery-oriented Care in North Carolina

When: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: William and Ida Friday Center, 100 Friday Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

Registration: For catering purposes, please register by April 18th.  You may submit registration form via USPS, fax, or email to Janice Linn at jlinn@med.unc.edu ; fax: 919-445-0234. 

Continuing Education: .4 CEUs or 4 hours

Fees: $25 (additional cost for CEU credits, $25) 

Optional lunch, following symposium, $16

About STEP -  Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program (STEP) is a specialized treatment program located in the Department of Psychiatry at the UNC Neurosciences Hospital as well as  Carrboro, Raleigh, Fuquay Varina, Wake Forest, and Zebulon, N.C. for adults with schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders. For more than 20 years, STEP has helped people and families dealing with serious mental illness make strides towards health and recovery.