18MH011D - The Masters Series in Mental Health - Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment throughout the Life Span

Mar 14, 2018 Closed Mental Health

18MH011D - The Masters Series in Mental Health - Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment throughout the Life Span

Description

Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment throughout the Life Span


This workshop reviews current diagnosis and presentation of Autistic Spectrum Disorders and highlights psychosocial, somatic and pharmacological approaches shown to optimize management and promote success. Differences between childhood and adult presentations, the unique needs of each, and treatment approaches based on best-practice, are compassionately discussed. Attendees are encouraged to bring clinical examples of difficult-to-treat cases, focusing on diagnosis, family issues, and symptom management.

Snow date: March 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 link below explores another topic offered in this series.
04/18/18 Masters Series – How to Complete a Psychiatric Mental Status Exam: Clues to Psychopathology

Target Audience

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.

Objectives

  • Identify diagnostic criteria and key features present in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • List successful approaches, including psychosocial, somatic and pharmacological interventions, which promote successful symptom management and optimize function
  • Describe at least three differences between childhood and adult presentation of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Faculty

  • Kim J. Masters, MD

Sessions

Full Series/ Single Session

Closed The Masters Series in Mental Health - ENTIRE SERIES - no longer available
3/14 1:00 PM–4:15 PM
The Masters Series in Mental Health - Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment throughout the Life Span
3/14 1:00 PM–4:15 PM

Credits

.300 CEU

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 3.00 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

3.000 NAADAC

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 3.00 hours Category A. Full attendance is required.

Fees

Brochure / Registration Form