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Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2021

Event Date(s): Mar 19, 2021 - 08:00am to Mar 21, 2021 - 06:10pm

Complex challenges and evolving guidelines are changing the way you care for young psychiatric patients. These areas include new diagnostic criteria, patient-centered care models, new trends in substance abuse, research advances on genetics, and much more. It is more important than ever to find education that not only covers all these topics, but is also innovative, engaging, and empowers you to reach improved outcomes.

Available Credits: 24.00 ama 24.00 ancc 24.00 nasw 24.00 participation 24.00 pce Register For This Course

Course Details

Complex challenges and evolving guidelines are changing the way you care for young psychiatric patients. These area include new diagnostic criteria, patient-centered care models, new trends in substance abuse, research advances on genetics, and much more. It is more important than ever to find education that not only covers all these topics, but is also innovative, engaging, and empowers you to reach improved outcomes.


That's why it's critical to attend this hands-on, comprehensive conference. It provides psychiatrists, pediatricians, primary care and family practice physicians, nursing professionals, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals with insights to optimize your assessment, treatment, and management of child and adolescent patients with psychiatric conditions.

  • Meet and engage face-to-face with renowned clinician-researchers who share the latest advances in their fields
  • Find guidance for complex signs and symptoms such as emotional outbursts, mood swings, and strange eating habits that can be indicative of psychiatric disorders yet can also be part of normal child development
  • Translate the latest research into optimal assessment and treatment strategies for anxiety, substance abuse, depression, eating disorders, OCD, psychosis, and much more

Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before December 31, 2020): $595.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before February 1, 2021): $695.00
Regular Registration (after February 1, 2021): $795.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before December 31, 2020): $495.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before February 1, 2021): $595.00
Regular Registration (after February 1, 2021): $695.00

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

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by February 26, 2021.  No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after February 26, 2021. 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.

Syllabus

Price: $48.00
Shipping: $25.00
Due to the size and weight of the book a shipping charge has been added to the syllabus price. International attendees may be subject to an additional shipping fee.  

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. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees.

Course Summary

Available Credits:24.00 ama 24.00 ancc 24.00 nasw 24.00 participation 24.00 pce
Course Topic:Child & Family, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Course Format:Conference / meeting
Target Audience:
  • Psychiatrists
  • Primary care and family practice physicians
  • Pediatricians
  • Psychologists
  • Nursing professionals
  • Social workers
  • Residents
  • Other mental health, primary care and pediatric clinicians
Event Starts: Mar 19, 2021 - 08:00am
Event Ends: Mar 21, 2021 - 06:10pm
Cost: $795.00

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
  • Describe the relationship between antidepressants and suicide risk.
  • Discuss the available naturopathic treatments for emotional dysregulation in youth, including pros, cons, and available evidence.
  • Examine the evidence base for the Pediatric Autoimmune Neurological Disorder Associated with Streptococcus symptoms and its relation to OCD.
  • Describe the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for childhood onset schizophrenia.
  • Compare and contrast psychotherapeutic treatment approaches for children including DBT, CBT, and others.
  • Explore how animal models provide insight into child and adolescent psychiatric conditions, using ADHD as a model system.
  • Compare and contrast emotional dysregulation from mania, including presentation, course, and treatment.
  • Examine the relationship between learning disorders and ADHD.
  • Describe adult ADHD and discuss the controversies surrounding its diagnosis and treatment.
  • Examine the legal issues involved in treating individuals with ADHD and related disorders.
  • Describe the problems associated with treatment non-adherence and provide strategies to improve adherence in the clinical setting.