Description

This renowned conference provides a complete update across research, assessment, and treatment of mental health conditions in children and adolescents. It is ideal if you work in mental health, primary care, nursing, psychology, school health, and more.

  • Hear guidance on translating new research into clinical practice for substance use disorders, mood disorders, OCD, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and more
  • Find sessions on pharmacologic treatments, psychological interventions, naturopathic treatments, suicide risk and prevention, implications of genetics, and much more
  • Ask questions and discuss cases during Curbside Consultation hours with experts on specific topics
  • Find insights that enhance your clinical work in psychiatric practices, community clinics, hospitals, school-based settings, primary care offices, university clinics, and psychology practices

NEW FOR 2018!
Participate in a full-day agenda on ADHD Across the Life Span.

The agenda focuses on diagnosis, treatment and management of ADHD. Topics include:

  • Neurobiology, genetics and neuroimaging
  • Treatment of pediatric ADHD
  • CBT & psychosocial treatments
  • ADHD and learning disabilities
  • Treatment of comorbidities
  • Legal issues in treating ADHD
  • And much more!

You have two registration options:

  1. Register for the full Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology conference, which includes ADHD Across the Life Span on Sunday.
  2. Register only for ADHD Across the Life Span with our Sunday-only registration option

    Click here to register for the Sunday-only ADHD Across the Life Span track

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.
  • Identify the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for behavioral problems and pervasive developmental disorders.
  • Discuss the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for depression, psychosis, manic depression, and anxiety.
  • Compare and contrast basic neuropharmacology, neuropsychologic testing data, psychopharmacologic properties of compounds, and the implications of psychiatric genetics for guiding day-to-day pediatric psychopharmacology treatment.
  • Recognize the risk management issues associated with adolescent substance use disorder and smoking, ethical and safe use of psychotropics, suicide risk and prevention, cardiovascular side effects and medical liability of stimulants, and liability prevention in psychopharmacology.
  • 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.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 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 - Overview of Pediatric Psychopharmacology

8:00 AM _ 8:20 AM

Diagnosis & Assessment in Pediatric Psychopharmacology
Joseph Biederman, MD

8:20 AM _ 8:40 AM

Implications of Psychiatric Genetics for Psychopharmacology
Roy H. Perlis, MD, MSc

8:40 AM _ 9:10 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Thomas J. Spencer MD
Panelists: Joseph Biederman, MD & Roy H. Perlis, MD, MSc

Module Topic - ADHD

9:10 AM _ 9:30 AM

ADHD Across the Life Cycle
Joseph Biederman, MD

9:30 AM _ 9:50 AM

Pharmacologic Treatment of ADHD Across the Life Cycle: Stimulants
Thomas J. Spencer, MD

9:50 AM _ 10:05 AM

Break

10:05 AM _ 10:25 AM

Pharmacologic Treatment of ADHD Across the Life Cycle: Non-Stimulants
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

10:25 AM _ 11:10 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: Thomas J. Spencer, MD & Timothy E. Wilens, MD

Module Topic - Substance Use Disorders

11:10 AM _ 11:30 AM

Management of Substance Use in Young People
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

11:30 AM _ 11:50 AM

Opioids
Amy M. Yule, MD

11:50 AM _ 12:30 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Timothy E. Wilens, MD
Panelists: Amy M. Yule, MD

12:30 AM _ 1:45 PM

Lunch (on your own)

Module Topic - Mood Disorders

1:45 PM _ 2:05 PM

Juvenile Depression
Karen D. Wagner, MD, PhD

2:05 PM _ 2:25 PM

Juvenile Mania
Janet R. Wozniak, MD

2:25 PM _ 2:40 PM

Break

2:40 PM _ 3:00 PM

Differentiating Unipolar vs. Bipolar Mood Disorders in the Young
Mai Uchida, MD

3:00 PM _ 3:40 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Janet R. Wozniak, MD
Panelists: Karen D. Wagner, MD, PhD & Mai Uchida, MD

3:40 PM _ 4:40 PM

Ask the Experts
Joseph Biederman, MD, Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Thomas J. Spencer, MD, Janet R. Wozniak, MD

Friday Evening Seminars

4:40 PM _ 5:40 PM

Evening Seminars
Pick one seminar to attend. Seminars will be held from 4:40 _ 5:40 PM and do NOT repeat.

Parenting at a Difficult Time
Paula K. Rauch, MD

Antidepressants and Suicide Risk and Prevention
Jefferson B. Prince, MD

Educational Connection
Ronna Fried, EdD

Naturopathic Treatments for Emotional Dysregulation in Youth
Janet R. Wozniak, MD

5:40 PM

Adjourn
(Dinner on your own)

SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2018

7:00 AM _ 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

Module Topic - OCD, Tourettes and ASD

8:00 AM _ 8:20 AM

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Kyle A. Williams, MD, PhD

8:20 AM _ 8:40 AM

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

8:40 AM _ 9:00 AM

Are Autistic Traits Clinically Meaningful?
Joseph Biederman, MD

9:00 AM _ 9:40 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: Kyle A. Williams, MD, PhD & Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS

9:40 AM _ 9:55 AM

Break

Module Topic - Schizophrenia, PANDAS and Pediatric Mania

9:55 AM _ 10:15 AM

Schizophrenia
Abigail L. Donovan, MD

10:15 AM _ 10:35 AM

PANDAS
Kyle A. Williams, MD, PhD

10:35 AM _ 10:55 AM

Pharmacological Approaches to Pediatric Mania
Janet R. Wozniak, MD

10:55 AM _ 11:35 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Janet R. Wozniak, MD
Panelists: Abigail L. Donovan, MD & Kyle A. Williams, MD, PhD

Module Topic - Psychological Assessment & Intervention

11:35 AM _ 11:55 AM

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Young Adults
Aude Henin, PhD

11:55 AM _ 1:10 PM

Lunch (on your own)

1:10 PM _ 1:30 PM

Dialectic Behavioral Therapy
Michelle C. Jacobo, PhD

1:30 PM _ 1:50 PM

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety in Young Children
Dina R. Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD

1:50 PM _ 2:30 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Aude Henin, PhD
Panelists: Dina R. Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD & Michelle C. Jacobo, PhD

Module Topic - Anxiety Disorders

2:30 PM _ 2:50 PM

Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
Erica L. Greenberg, MD

2:50 PM _ 3:05 PM

Break

3:05 PM _ 3:25 PM

Eating Disorders
Kamryn T. Eddy, PhD

3:25 PM _ 3:45 PM

Neuropsychology
Ronna Fried, EdD

3:45 PM _ 4:25 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Ronna Fried, EdD
Panelists: Erica L. Greenberg, MD & Kamryn T. Eddy, PhD

4:25 PM _ 5:25 PM

Ask the Experts
Joseph Biederman, MD, Aude Henin, PhD, Ronna Fried, EdD

5:25 PM

Adjourn

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
  • Director, First Episode and Early Psychosis Program
    Associate Director, Acute Psychiatry Service
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Co-Director, Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • 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
  • Co-Director, Child Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Co-Director, Child Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Director of High-Risk Studies and Anxiety Research, Pediatric Psychopharmacology Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Dialectical Behavior Therapy program
    Chief Psychologist, Inpatient Psychiatry Service
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Autism Spectrum Disorders Program
    Clinical & Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Center for Experimental Drugs and Diagnostics
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Professor of Psychiatry
    Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Child Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center
    Staff, Child Psychiatry and Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinics, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Family Program, Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program
    Founding Director, Majorie E. Korff PACT (Parenting At a Challenging Time) Program Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate 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
  • Staff Psychiatrist, Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD
    Lorraine and Alan Bressler Clinical and Research Program for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Marie B. Gale Centennial Professor & Vice Chair
    Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Director, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Co-Director, Center for Addiction Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program in the OCD and Related Disorders Program
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Chair, Quality and Safety Department of Psychiatry
    Director, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Service
    Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Clinical and Research Program
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in 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): $645.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 12, 2018): $695.00
Regular Registration (after January 12, 2018): $795.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before November 17, 2017): $545.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 12, 2018): $595.00
Regular Registration (after January 12, 2018): $695.00

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

Syllabus

On or before March 1, 2018: $29.00
After March 1, 2018: $45.00

The conference syllabus is a printed book with all slide presentations and space to take notes adjacent to each slide.

As an alternative to purchasing a conference syllabus, we provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. Free wi-fi is also available throughout the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees.

We may offer a limited supply of the conference syllabus for purchase on-site, however we cannot guarantee the price or availability. We highly recommend purchasing a syllabus in advance if you want one.

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.

Testimonials

Read what past participants say about this conference:

  • Accurate, up-to-date, concise and relevant information effective in clinical practice.
  • Improved my diagnostic skills and treatment approaches to complex patients.
  • Overall, excellent program in terms of clinical and research topics presented, syllabus, and expertise of presenters.
  • I am a primary care pediatrician and I have no doubt that the knowledge and wisdom shared with me at these meetings have directly helped my patients.
  • I really did appreciate that the speakers focused on making the information relevant to practice and not just academic.
  • I think the conference overall was of the highest caliber and I learned a great deal.
  • As always, I found the program extremely informative and critical to ensuring I can deliver the evidenced-based, competent and compassionate care which my families deserve and I strive to provide.
  • I found many take home points that will help improve my care of patients.
  • The program was informative and well done.
  • Very worth my time and money. Thank you.
  • Program was excellent and I will recommend others in our group to take this course in the future.
  • Overall, this was an excellent conference with great information on current research and treatment options. The majority of the presenters were excellent and very informative.
  • This was an exceptional conference and I would recommend it to other providers as well as attend in the future.
  • Excellent program, best child and adolescent psychopharm conference in the country, by far. Thank you.
  • Great program. Really helped increase my confidence in assessing, treating, and monitoring children and adolescents.
  • Excellent program, very well run overall.
  • I have attended this conference in the past and always find it extremely informative and thought provoking.
  • Excellent course.

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CMEInformation

Live Event Date: March 2, 2018 - 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