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Digital Seminar

The New World of Psychopharmacology: Essential Updates for Mental Health Professionals



How many of your clients are taking psychotropic medicines prescribed by other healthcare professionals? Do you always know what they’re taking. Or understand why? And if it’s working or doing more harm than good? Despite who wrote the script, it’s your responsibility to know your clients' symptoms and reactions to medications, and to coordinate their care. This session focuses on providing practical and useful information about antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, and medication for insomnia, as well as the tools to handle the ethical decisions that surround psychopharmacology. Get to the bottom line on the most prescribed antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, and medication for insomnia on the market today, and learn how to discuss scope of practice with your patients in order to optimize their care. The goal is for you to leave better prepared to communicate with your clients as well as the prescribers. You’ll discover: 

  • The most effective ways to help your clients taking psychotherapeutic medications 
  • Understand the research behind common medications used for the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and insomnia   
  • Recent advances in the medications for depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and insomnia


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Product Details
Average Rating:
   5
Faculty:
Kenneth Carter, PHD, ABPP
Duration:
2 Hours 04 Minutes
Copyright:
Feb 15, 2021
Product Code:
NOS096140
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 2.25 hours CPD.

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Kenneth Carter, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to this, Dr. Carter served as a senior assistant research scientist in the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has been a psychotherapist and researcher for more than 20 years, during which time he has garnered awards from the National Institutes of Health, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the University of Michigan. In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Carter is actively engaged in translating psychology to everyday language. He has also appeared in magazines such as Mental Floss and Reader’s Digest, as well as in news programs such as Connect with Kids and NBC’s “Today Show.” Dr. Carter recently published Learn Psychology, an introductory psychology textbook, with Dr. Colleen Seifert of the University of Michigan.
 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Kenneth Carter is a professor at Oxford College of Emory University. He is a clinical supervisor for Positive Impact Health Centers. He is an author for Cambridge University Pres and receives royalties. He is an author for Jones and Bartlett Learning and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Kenneth Carter has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Investigate the proper role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy.   
  2. Determine the traditional medications used for the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and medications for insomnia.   
  3. Assess recent advances in the medications for depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and insomnia.

Outline

  • Why (and what) you should know about psychopharmacology   
  • Questions you can expect from clients and prescribers and how to answer them   
  • Latest information and newest medications for depression, anxiety, and insomnia  

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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