DVD

Psychopharmacology: Essential Updates for Mental Health Professionals



If you are like a lot of therapists, many of your clients are taking psychotropic medicines prescribed by a number of different health care professionals. Despite who wrote the script, it is your responsibility to know your clients' symptoms and reactions to medications, and to coordinate their care.   

This intensive 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. 


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Speakers:
Kenneth Carter, PhD, ABPP
Duration:
3 Hours 02 Minutes
Copyright:
Dec 02, 2020
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Product Code:
RNV057520
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: Digital Recordings

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Kenneth Carter, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Carter received his MA and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a postdoctoral master's degree in clinical psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickerson University. Dr. Carter has taught clinical psychopharmacology classes at Emory University since 2005 and has presented highly rated Psychopharmacology workshops to clinicians throughout the United States since 2010. 

Dr. Carter has 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.  Dr. Carter has presented at numerous conferences and written several books and articles on introductory psychology, neuropsychology, and psychopharmacology. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Kenneth Carter is a professor at Oxford College of Emory University. 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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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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