Description

This new one-day conference focuses on diagnosis, treatment and management of ADHD in patients across all age groups.

The conference agenda includes sessions on:

  • Neurobiology, genetics and neuroimaging
  • Treatment of adult and pediatric ADHD
  • CBT & psychosocial treatments
  • ADHD and learning disabilities
  • Legal issues in treating ADHD
  • Diagnosis and management of comorbidities such as autism, substance use, PTSD, and more

Take advantage of Q&A panels and Curbside Consultations with our expert faculty. Ask questions, find answers, and improve outcomes for your patients.

NEW FOR 2018!

ADHD Across the Life Span takes place during our Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology conference. Attend both events and get two additional days of sessions!

See complete information about Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology here.

You have two registration options:

  1. Register for the full Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology conference, which includes ADHD Across the Life Span on Sunday.

    Click here to register for the three-day Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology conference.

  2. Register only for ADHD Across the Life Span with our Sunday-only registration option

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for attention deficit and hyperactivity in childhood and adolescence.
  • Review the comorbidiy of ADHD with posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.
  • Explore emotional dysregulation, executive function and learning disorders in the context of ADHD.

Agenda

Content and faculty subject to change.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018

7:00 AM _ 7:45 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:45 AM _ 8:00 AM

Introduction
Joseph Biederman, MD, Thomas J. Spencer, MD, Timothy E. Wilens, MD

Module Topic - Diagnosis and Underpinnings of ADHD

8:00 AM _ 8:20 AM

Definitions and Overview of ADHD
Joseph Biederman, MD

8:20 AM _ 8:40 AM

Animal Models and Novel Insights into the Neurobiology of ADHD
Pradeep G. Bhide, PhD

8:40 AM _ 9:00 AM

Genetics of ADHD
Stephen V. Faraone, PhD

9:00 AM _ 9:20 AM

Neuroimaging and ADHD
John Gabrieli, PhD

9:20 AM _ 10:00 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: Stephen V. Faraone, PhD, Pradeep G. Bhide, PhD, John Gabrieli, PhD

10:00 AM _ 10:15 AM

Break

Module Topic - Treatment of ADHD

10:15 AM _ 10:35 AM

Diagnosis of Adult ADHD
Thomas J. Spencer, MD

10:35 AM _ 10:55 AM

Treatment of Pediatric ADHD with Stimulants
Thomas J. Spencer, MD

10:55 AM _ 11:15 AM

Treatment of Pediatric ADHD with Non-Stimulants
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

11:15 AM _ 11:35 AM

CBT & Psychosocial Treatments in ADHD
Susan Sprich, PhD

11:35 AM _ 12:15 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Thomas J. Spencer, MD
Panelists: Timothy E. Wilens, MD & Susan Sprich, PhD

12:15 PM _ 1:30 PM

Lunch (on your own)

Module Topic - Emotional Dysregulation, Executive Function and Learning Disorders

1:30 PM _ 1:50 PM

Distinguishing Emotional Dysregulation from Mania
Joseph Biederman, MD

1:50 PM _ 2:10 PM

ADHD & Learning Disabilities
Ellen B. Braaten, PhD

2:10 PM _ 2:30 PM

Working and Driving
Ronna Fried, EdD

2:30 PM _ 3:10 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: Ellen B. Braaten, PhD & Ronna Fried, EdD

3:10 PM _ 3:25 PM

Break

Module Topic - Addressing Comorbidities of ADHD

3:25 PM _ 3:45 PM

ADHD, Tics and Tourette's Disorder
Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS

3:45 PM _ 4:05 PM

Comorbidity of ADHD with Substance Use Disorders and Associated Risk Management Issues
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

4:05 PM _ 4:25 PM

Management of ADHD in the Context of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Gagan Joshi, MD

4:25 PM _ 4:45 PM

ADHD, PTSD & TBI
Joseph Biederman, MD

4:45 PM _ 5:25 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS, Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Gagan Joshi, MD

5:25 PM _ 5:40 PM

Break

5:40 PM _ 6:10 PM

Adult Onset ADHD
Joseph Biederman, MD

6:10 PM _ 6:40 PM

Legal Issues in Treating Individuals with ADHD and Related Disorders
Ronald Schouten, MD, JD

6:40 PM _ 7:40 PM

Ask the Experts
Joseph Biederman, MD, Thomas J. Spencer, MD, Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Ronald Schouten, MD, JD

7:40 PM

Adjourn

Faculty

  • Professor, Jim and Betty Ann Rodgers Eminent Scholar Chair of Developmental Neuroscience
    Director, Center for Brain Repair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Chief, Clinical and Research Programs in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD
    Director, Bressler Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Learning and Emotional Assessment Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Track Director, Child Psychology Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Chief, Tics and Tourettes Clinical and Research Program
    Research Psychiatrist, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
  • Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience & Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Director of Neuropsychology in the Clinical and Research Programs in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
  • Grover Hermann Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Cognitive Neuroscience
    Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Director, Autism Spectrum Disorders Program
    Clinical & Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Law & Psychiatry Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Postgraduate Psychology Education, MGH Psychiatry Academy
    Director, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Co-Director, Center for Addiction Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Harvard Medical School

Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Primary care and family practice physicians
  • Pediatricians
  • Psychologists
  • Nursing professionals
  • Social workers
  • Residents
  • Other mental health, primary care and pediatric clinicians

Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before November 17, 2017): $295.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 12, 2018): $350.00
Regular Registration (after January 12, 2018): $395.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before November 17, 2017): $255.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 12, 2018): $280.00
Regular Registration (after January 12, 2018): $325.00

***The deeply discounted Super Early Bird Registration rate is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Sunday, March 4 -- Optional Dinner

On this day only, at the conclusion of the program you have the option to purchase a dinner at the Westin Copley. The cost is $40. It must be purchased in advance. Specific details on room location will be provided prior to the conference.

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by February 16, 2018. No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after February 16, 2018. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.

***The deeply discounted Super Early Bird Registration rate is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Additional Live Conferences

We offer other live conferences on various facets of mental health in addition to the conference you are currently viewing.

View a full list of our mental health conferences

CMEInformation

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Across the Life Span 2018 is a one-day track of the Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2018 conference worth 9.5 credits. To be eligible to claim the full 25.75 credits participants must register for and attend the entire Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2018 conference.

Live Event Date: March 4, 2018

CREDIT

TYPE

ACCREDITATION
STATEMENT

DESIGNATION STATEMENT

25.75

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

25.75

Psychologists CE Credit

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 29.50 Continuing Education (CE) credit per presentation for psychologists.

This offering meeting the criteria for 25.75 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

25.75

Nursing Contact Hours

Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 25.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

Social Workers

The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 866-644-7792 or mghcme@mgh.harvard.edu for the status of social work CE accreditation.

25.75

self-claim

Other Professions

This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.


Planners

Joseph Biederman, MD
Thomas J. Spencer, MD
Timothy E. Wilens, MD
Jane Pimental, MPH
David H. Rubin, MD, reviewer
Susan E. Sprich, PhD psychologist reviwer

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of McLean Hospital that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. McLean Hospital has established policies in place that identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest (COI)

McLean Hospital has implemented a process to resolve COI for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, McLean Hospital has resolved the conflict by External Content Review.


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Location

Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts, United States