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Events

When:

Friday, June 5, 2020
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Where:

Adelphi University
Garden City Campus
Angello Alumni House
154 Cambridge Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CEs:

6

Cost:

Early Registration (on or before May 8, 2020): $105
Regular Registration (after May 8, 2020): $115
 
 

Considering the Role of Medication in Early Childhood Mental Health


This event has been postponed.

About the Program

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This presentation will address the factors to consider in the role of psychopharmacologic treatment as a part of an early childhood mental health treatment plan, with attention to the emotional reactions to the topic, prescribing patterns, developmental differences in young children compared to older children, the database, and approaches to the clinical questions.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the role of family and provider biases related to early childhood mental health treatments
  2. Be able to describe the developmentally-specific factors influencing early childhood mental health treatment
  3. Recognize the relative evidence supporting safety and efficacy of medications and other
    treatments for specific early childhood mental health disorders

Program Outline

  1. Overview of early childhood mental health clinical problems and diagnostic nosology
  2. Presentation of early childhood epidemiology, rates of disorders, and access to care modalities
  3. Interactive reflection about psychopharmacologic treatments in young children
  4. Overview of ethical principles that apply to treatment and research in early childhood mental health
  5. Brief summary of the evidence base supporting non-pharmacologic treatments
  6. Review of the research base of psychopharmacologic treatment
  7. Summary of recommended disorder-specific treatment plans that include psychopharmacologic treatment

Presenter

Mary Margaret Gleason MDMary Margaret Gleason, MD is trained as a pediatrician and child and adolescent psychiatrist and has special interests in early childhood mental health and the integration of mental health services into primary care. She trained at Brown University in a triple board residency and completed an infant mental health fellowship at Tulane, where she has been on faculty since 2003. She is particularly interested in early identification of children at risk for mental health problems and has developed and validated a screen for use in pediatric primary care. She led the development of practice guidelines for a task force in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the recently published American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. She is honored to sit on the boards of Zero to Three and the National Association of Child Psychiatry Access Programs.


Registration

Regular Registration: $115

Early Registration (on or before May 8, 2020): $105

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Adelphi University is committed to providing an environment which is responsive to the needs of individuals with disabilities including students, faculty, administrators, staff and the larger community. The institution is equally supportive of full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The Committee on Individuals with Disabilities (CID) pledges continued active support in achieving universal access and ensuring that academic programs, facilities, and activities are made available to all students, employees and visitors with disabilities.

Accommodations will be made to support learners with special needs to participate in the training/workshop. Please contact the Institute for Parenting Coordinator at 516.237.8513 to request such accommodations.


Credentialing Information and Continuing Education

New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., in order to receive continuing education credits.

There is no accommodation in the State Regulation for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. At present, there is no procedure for granting partial credit for approved continuing education events.

If there are any changes in State Regulation, this policy will be updated accordingly.

This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

    • Social work (6 hours)
    • LMHC (6 hours)
    • LMFT (6 hours)
    • CASAC renewal (5.5 hours)
    • Psychology (6 hours)
    • Education (6 hours)

Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.


Cancellation Policy

No refund can be made for cancellation seven or fewer working days before the event or for no-shows. Cancellations more than seven working days before a workshop will result in a refund less a $15.00 cancellation fee. Requests for refunds must be received in writing.

All registered participants will be notified via email if there is a training/workshop cancellation. Registered participants will be offered a full refund or registration in another offered training/workshop.


Adelphi University is committed to providing an environment which is responsive to the needs of individuals with disabilities including students, faculty, administrators, staff and the larger community. The institution is equally supportive of full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The Committee on Individuals with Disabilities (CID) pledges continued active support in achieving universal access and ensuring that academic programs, facilities, and activities are made available to all students, employees and visitors with disabilities.

Accommodations will be made to support learners with special needs to participate in the training/workshop. Please contact the Institute for Parenting Coordinator at 516.237.8513 to request such accommodations.


Credentialing Information and Continuing Education

New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., in order to receive continuing education credits.

There is no accommodation in the State Regulation for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. At present, there is no procedure for granting partial credit for approved continuing education events.

If there are any changes in State Regulation, this policy will be updated accordingly.

This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

    • Social work (6 hours)
    • LMHC (6 hours)
    • LMFT (6 hours)
    • CASAC renewal (5.5 hours)
    • Psychology (6 hours)
    • Education (6 hours)

Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.


Cancellation Policy

No refund can be made for cancellation seven or fewer working days before the event or for no-shows. Cancellations more than seven working days before a workshop will result in a refund less a $15.00 cancellation fee. Requests for refunds must be received in writing.

All registered participants will be notified via email if there is a training/workshop cancellation. Registered participants will be offered a full refund or registration in another offered training/workshop.


For further information, please contact:

The Institute for Parenting
Linen Hall, Lower Level Room 8
p - 516.237.8513
e - theinstituteforparenting@adelphi.edu