The South-Verona Community Psychiatric Service (CPS)'s permanent staff includes psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, social workers, health visitors, community nurses, ward nurses and counsellors. There are also a number of psychiatrists and psychologists in training, as well as operatori di assistenza (support workers) on contract. Besides their clinical work, psychiatrists and psychologists, along with other staff members, take an active role in research and teaching (at undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral levels).