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Table 1 Schedule of training

From: COllaborative Shared care to IMprove Psychosis Outcome (COSIMPO): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Description of training
Primary care providers in the intervention arm 3-day interactive training consisting of (1) a review of the clinical features of psychosis, including the assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management of psychosis, using the mhGAP Intervention Guide; (2) the roles of the different levels of the mental health system in the care of persons with psychosis; (3) the structure and components of the collaborative shared care; and (4) expectations, roles, barriers and facilitators for effective collaboration
Traditional and faith healers in the intervention arm 2-day interactive training consisting of (1) discussion about their understanding of the concept of psychosis and information about the medical nature of psychosis, including symptoms and course of illness; (2) a review of the conventional and complimentary approaches to the care of persons with psychosis; (3) identification of potentially harmful treatment practices and possible ways to avoid their use; (4) basic concepts of human rights; (5) the structure and components of the collaborative shared care; and (6) expectations, roles, barriers and facilitators for effective collaboration
Primary care providers in the control arm 2-day interactive training consisting of (1) a review of the clinical features of psychosis, including the assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management of psychosis, using the mhGAP Intervention Guide and (2) the roles of the different levels of the mental health system in the care of persons with psychosis
Traditional and faith healers in the control arm 1-day interactive training consisting of (1) discussion about their understanding of the concept of psychosis and the information about the medical nature of psychosis, including symptoms and course of illness; (2) a review of the conventional and complimentary approaches to the care of persons with psychosis; (3) identification of potentially harmful treatment practices and possible ways to avoid their use; and (4) basic concepts of human rights