DescriptionDevelopment and evidence-based treatment of Conversion Disorders is presented with focus on interesting patterns of group Conversion symptoms in teenagers, as well as those which may occur in adult individuals. Somatoform disorders, Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondriasis), Factitious Disorders, and Malingering are reviewed in the context of their origins and treatments. Attendees are encouraged to bring anonymous clinical examples of any of these illnesses to enrich group discussion.
Snow date: February 21, 2018
The Masters Series in Mental Health is a 5 part series taught by Kim Masters, MD, a Harvard trained, innovative Psychiatrist with more than 40 years of experience in providing compassionate, individualized care to children, adolescents and adults. Clinical mental health providers will find his 3-hour seminars to be insightful and empowering. Practical, evidence-based skills are offered, to enhance and enliven any mental health practice, with a breath of fresh air. Dr. Masters gracefully presents a variety of mental health topics, designed to improve understanding, initiate dialogue among practitioners, promote compassionate care, enhance expertise, and optimize well-being. A true master in the art and science of psychiatry, Dr. Masters has been providing "whole person care" for more than four decades.
The links below explore more topics offered in this series.
03/14/18 Masters Series – Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment throughout the Life Span
04/18/18 Masters Series – How to Complete a Psychiatric Mental Status Exam: Clues to Psychopathology
Your target audience will consist of mental health professionals including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school counselors and other professionals interested in this subject.
- Describe primary features of Conversion Disorder which may develop in groups of teens, as well as symptoms of Conversion Disorder commonly noted for individual adults
- List origins and treatments, as well as key facets of related disorders, including Somatoform Disorders, Illness Anxiety Disorder, Factitious Disorder, and Malingering, while discussing relevant clinical examples
Full Series/ Single Session
Closed The Masters Series in Mental Health - ENTIRE SERIES - no longer available
2/14 1:00 PM–4:15 PM
The Masters Series in Mental Health - Conversion Disorder and other Somatoform Disorders: Historical Context, Diagnostic Features, and Current Treatment
2/14 1:00 PM–4:15 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.30 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
3.000 Contact Hours
Contact Hours: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours. Full attendance is required.
3.000 NBCC Hours
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5514. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Full attendance is required to receive credit. 3.00 hours
This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #96726. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required to receive credit from NAADAC. Approved for 3.00 hours.
3.000 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
Psychologists: MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved Provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. Approved for 3.0 hours Category A. Full attendance is required.