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

Learning Objectives

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

1. Describe the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for attention deficit and hyperactivity in childhood and adolescence.
2. Discuss the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for behavioral problems and pervasive developmental disorders.
3. Describe the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for depression, psychosis, manic depression, and anxiety.
4. Compare and contrast basic neuropharmacology, neuropsychological testing data, psychopharmacologic properties of compounds, and the implications of psychiatric genetics for guiding day-to-day pediatric psychopharmacology treatment.
5. Describe 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.
6. Explore the relationship among ADHD, PTSD, and Traumatic Brain Injury including a discussion of the commonalities among the phenotypes and distinguishing features.
7. Analyze emotional dysregulation and executive function in the context of ADHD.
8. Describe the relationship between antidepressants and suicide risk.
9. Discuss the available naturopathic treatments for emotional dysregulation in youth, including pros, cons, and available evidence.
10. Examine the evidence base for the Pediatric Autoimmune Neurological Disorder Associated with Streptococcus symptoms and its relation to OCD.
11. Describe the presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment options available for childhood onset schizophrenia.
12. Compare and contrast psychotherapeutic treatment approaches for children including DBT, CBT, and others.
13. Explore how animal models provide insight into child and adolescent psychiatric conditions, using ADHD as a model system.
14. Compare and contrast emotional dysregulation from mania, including presentation, course, and treatment.
15. Examine the relationship between learning disorders and ADHD.
16. Describe adult ADHD and discuss the controversies surrounding its diagnosis and treatment.
17. Examine the legal issues involved in treating individuals with ADHD and related disorders.
18. Describe the problems associated with treatment non-adherence and provide strategies to improve adherence in the clinical setting.

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

FULL 3-DAY CONFERENCE

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals

Super Early Bird Registration (on or before November 16, 2019): $645.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 11, 2020): $695.00
Regular Registration (after January 11, 2020): $795.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before November 16, 2019): $545.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 11, 2020): $595.00
Regular Registration (after January 11, 2020): $695.00

SUNDAY ONLY

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 11, 2020): $350.00
Regular Registration (after January 11, 2020): $395.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Early Bird Registration (on or before January 11, 2020): $280.00
Regular Registration (after January 11, 2020): $325.00

***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, 2020: $29.00
After March 1, 2020: $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.

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by February 20, 2020. No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after February 20, 2020. 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

Agenda

Content and faculty subject to change.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020

7:00 AM _ 8:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM _ 8:20 AM

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

OVERVIEW OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

8:20 AM _ 8:40 AM

Diagnosis & Assessment in Pediatric Psychopharmacology
Joseph Biederman, MD

ADHD

8:40 AM _ 9:10 AM

ADHD Across the Life Cycle
Joseph Biederman, MD

9:10 AM _ 9:30 AM

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

9:30 AM _ 9:50 AM

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

9:50 AM _ 10:35 AM

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

10:35 AM _ 10:50 AM

Break

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

10:50 AM _ 11:10 AM

Substance Use Disorders: Part I
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

11:10 AM _ 11:30 AM

Substance Use Disorders: Part II
Amy M. Yule, MD

11:30 AM _ 12:10 PM

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

12:10 PM _ 1:10 PM

Lunch(on your own)

MOOD DISORDERS

1:10 PM _ 1:30 PM

Juvenile Depression
David H. Rubin, MD

1:30 PM _ 1:50 PM

Antidepressants and Suicide Risk and Prevention
David H. Rubin, MD

1:50 PM _ 2:05 PM

Break

2:05 PM _ 2:25 PM

Differentiating Unipolar vs. Bipolar Mood Disorders in the Young
Joseph Biederman, MD

2:25 PM _ 3:05 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: David H. Rubin, MD, PhD & Joseph Biederman, MD

3:05 PM _ 4:05 PM

Afternoon Seminars
Pick one seminar to attend. Seminars will be held from 3:40 _ 4:40 PM and do not repeat.
1. Parenting at a Difficult Time: Parent Guidance When Your Adult Patient has a Serious Medical Illness
Paula K. Rauch, MD
2. Educational Connection
Ronna Fried, EdD
3. Naturopathic Treatments for Emotional Dysregulation in Youth
Janet R. Wozniak, MD
4. ADHD, PTSD & TBI
Joseph Biederman, MD

4:05 PM

Adjourn

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2020

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

OCD, TOURETTE'S AND ASD

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/PANDAS
Erica Greenberg,MD

8:20 AM - 8:40 AM

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

8:40 AM - 9:00 AM

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Gagan Joshi, MD

9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: David H. Rubin, MD
Panelists: Erica Greenberg, MD, Gagan Joshi, MD & Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS

9:40 AM _ 9:55 AM

Break

SCHIZOPHRENIA AND PEDIATRIC MANIA

9:55 AM _ 10:15 AM

Schizophrenia
John W. Tyson, MD

10:15 AM _ 10:35 AM

Juvenile Mania
Janet R. Wozniak, MD

10:35 AM _ 10:55 AM

Treatment of Mania
Janet R. Wozniak, MD

10:55 AM _ 11:35 AM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Panelists: John W. Tyson, MD & Janet R. Wozniak, MD

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
Rebecca M. Harley, PhD

1:30 PM _ 1:50 PM

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

1:50 PM _ 2:30 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: David H. Rubin, MD
Panelists: Aude Henin, PhD & Rebecca M. Harley, PhD

ANXIETY DISORDERS

2:30 PM _ 2:50 PM

Implications of Psychiatric Genetics for Psychopharmacology
Stephen V. Faraone, PhD

2:50 PM _ 3:10 PM

Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
Erica L. Greenberg, MD

3:10 _ 3:25 PM

Break

3:25 PM _ 3:45 PM

Eating Disorders
Kamryn T. Eddy, PhD

3:45 PM _ 4:05 PM

Neuropsychology
Ronna Fried, EdD

4:05 PM _ 4:45 PM

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

4:45 PM

Adjourn

SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2020

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM

Introduction
Joseph Biederman, MD

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

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
Aude Henin, PhD

11:35 AM _ 12:15 PM

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

12:15 PM _ 1:30 PM

Lunch (on your own)

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

Functional Impact of Stimulants on Outcomes
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

ADDRESSING COMORBIDITIES OF ADHD

3:25 PM _ 4:00 PM

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

4:00 PM _ 4:20 PM

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

4:20 PM _ 4:40 PM

Management of ADHD in the Context of Autism Spectrum Disorders
T. Atilla Ceranoglu, MD

4:40 PM _ 5:00 PM

The Serious Problem of Non-Adherence to Treatment
Joseph Biederman, MD

5:00 _ 5:40 PM

Question & Answer Panel
Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD
Timothy E. Wilens, MD, T. Atilla Ceranoglu, MD, Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS

5:40 PM _ 6:00 PM

Break

6:00 PM _ 6:20 PM

Adult Onset of ADHD: Myth or Reality
Joseph Biederman, MD

6:20 PM _ 6:50 PM

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

5:00 PM

6:50 PM

Accomodations

The conference will be held at The Westin Copley Place.

The hotel's address is:
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at Westin Copley Place at a discounted rate of $275 (single or double room only, plus state and local taxes) on a first-come, first-served basis until February 24, 2020. Please specify that you are enrolled in Massachusetts General Hospital Child Psychopharmacology to receive the reduced room rate.

To reserve a room at this discounted rate click here:https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1568321664985&key=GRP&app=resvlinkor call (888) 627-7216

CME Information

Live Event Date: March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020

CREDIT

TYPE

ACCREDITATION
STATEMENT

DESIGNATION STATEMENT

22.75

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 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

22.75

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 20.75 Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists.

This offering meeting the criteria for 22.75 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

22.75

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 22.75 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.

22.75

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

This program has been approved for 22.75 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D80039-1.

22.75

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