2014 Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD
The American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry is hosting its 2014 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. The 2014 meeting will host a program of regional and national experts in Adolescent Psychiatry. Some of the latest developments in this and other areas will be particularly relevant for the practitioner of Adolescent Psychiatry. New challenges for clinicians and researchers in the field of adolescent psychiatry will be illuminated.
The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry is a national organization of psychiatrists, and other mental health professions, serving to address the special needs of teenagers and young adults. We are the only national psychiatric organization dedicated solely to the mental heath and well being of adolescents. ASAP provides certification in adolescent psychiatry, continuing professional development, and local and national networking for its members. We encourage you to become part of our organization and participate in our national conference.
The 2014 meeting will feature two full days of state-of-the-art presentations by experts in the field of adolescents psychiatry. While the focus of the conference presentations will be on a designated theme to be determined shortly, there will be a broader overview of topics pertinent to adolescent psychiatry.
The New York State Office of Mental Health designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category I Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, group therapists, family therapists, nurses, adolescent medicine physicians, educational specialists, juvenile justice professionals, students of any mental health discipline and any others who work with adolescents. The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry meeting is open to members and non-members.
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this meeting, the participants should be able to: 1. Discuss medico-legal aspects governing psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation of adolescents. 2. Describe the use of medication in the treatment of adolescent psychopathology including addictive disorders. 3. Describe addiction medicine, relevant to an adolescent population and to utilize several addiction specific treatment modalities. 4. Demonstrate evaluation, intervention, and treatment of traumatized and addicted adolescents in both the home and school settings.