Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30-8:30 P.M.
Fellowship Club at the Mental Wellness Center 617 Garden Street, Santa Barbara
Free – Open to Public
Please join us for coffee and dessert at 6:30 pm; Program at 7:00
Topic: Care in a Psychiatric Facility – What to Expect
Laura Zeitz, RN – Division Chief: PHF Admin/Housing & Placements, Behavioral Wellness Dept
Jennifer Hidrobo, LCSW – PHF Facility Manager, Behavioral. Wellness Dept.
Gonzalo Gonzales, AMFT, Case Manager/Counselor, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Nicole De Oliveira, RN, Clinical Nurse II, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Speakers will describe a typical day in a psychiatric hospital – procedures, programs, medications, patients’ rights and the role of parents/family. The program will describe how it works in a private voluntary setting as well as in an involuntary locked unit setting. After brief presentations there will be time for audience questions.
For more information: contact Ramona Winner, Family Advocate at 884-8440, ext. 3206;