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Piloting a Mental Health Training Programme for Community Health Workers

Developed by South Africa ITTC

Published on 7/27/2018

This manuscript describes a pilot study of the mental health training manual used by the South Africa HIV ATTC. Results indicated that community health workers demonstrated significantly improved knowledge, confidence, attitudes, and tolerance to rehabilitation of the mentally ill in the community. The manuscript was written by Dr. Goodman Sibeko, the South Africa HIV ATTC Co-Director, and Professor Dan Stein, the Project Director, and published June 2018 in BMC Psychiatry.



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This product was developed by this Center under previous funding as part of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network through the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)/Substance Abuse Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA).