Registrants will choose to attend one workshop in Session One, and one workshop in Session Two.

 SESSION ONE:                  1:30-2:30

  • Issues and Challenges Facing the Schizophrenia Society: Reinvent, Renew, and Revitalize or Repress: Dr. Chris Summerville.
  • Tool for Monitoring Antipsychotic side effects (TMAS): Dr. Tom Hastings
  • What is a Youth Hub?: Lori McKeown and Barb Thompson
  • Family Strategies and Perspectives in Caring for Loved Ones: Dr. Chris Galanos GP, Rebecca Biffard BCSS Victoria Family Counsellor, and Echo Kulpas (Island Health)

SESSION TWO:                3:00-4:00

  • Victoria Integrated Community Outreach Team (VICOT) – View from the Frontline: Dr Grant Halischuk and Hon. Ernest Quantz (retired)
  • Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Peer Support: Enhancing Recovery Outcomes: Hazel Meredith (BCSS Victoria Executive Director)
  • Cannabis and Psychosis – A Halifax Youth-driven Education Campaign, Advocacy and Knowledge Transition: Dr. Phil Tibbo
  • The New Schizophrenia Practice Guidelines by CPA: Dr. Andrea Bardell

For the full agenda and workshops with the registration form (PDF), please click here: 2017 Schizophrenia Conference Brochure.

Accredited by UBC CPD

Accreditation statement:

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians.  This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development.  This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 5.0 Mainpro+ credits. This course is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 5.0 MOC Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.

Co-Development Statement:

This program was co-developed with Island Health Department of Psychiatry, Schizophrenia Services and BC Schizophrenia Society Victoria Branch (BCSS Victoria) and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.