20ID008a - Masters Behavioral Health Webinar Series (FALL 2019)

Dec 31–Dec 19, 2019 Closed Medicine Mental Health Nursing

20ID008a - Masters Behavioral Health Webinar Series (FALL 2019)


This webinar series led by Kim J. Masters, MD, provides an overview of the key components of improving the life of children and adolescents living with intellectual/developmental disabilities(IDD) and mental health(MH) challenges. The series focuses on vital information for behavioral health and medical providers geared to treat negative behaviors in individuals with autism and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) throughout the life span.

Dr. Masters has over 44 years of experience in the medical and psychiatric treatment of individuals across the behavioral health spectrum. His research and experience provide a wealth of person-centered insights focusing on improving the quality of life of the individuals he has served.

Fall 2019 Webinars

Thursdays 12-1pm unless otherwise noted
July 18Autism and the Primary Care Physician
August 15ADHD and the Primary Care Physician
September 19Polypharmacy Prevention for Emergency Treatment
October 22 (Tuesday)Bullying and Maltreatment Prevention for the School and Healthcare Professional
November 21Restraint Prevention for the School and Healthcare Professional
December 19Suicide Prevention for the School and Healthcare Professional

More About Kim J. Masters, MD
Dr. Masters received his undergraduate degree in English from Princeton University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his general psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship at the University of California in San Diego. Dr. Masters is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry and child psychiatry. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American College of Physicians. He is also a member of the Association of Child Psychiatry and Psychology in Great Britain, and the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Masters is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Health Professions at MUSC, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia since 2003. He is a representative of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to the Professional Training Advisory Committee (PTAC) of the Joint Commission since 2003. During the past two decades, Dr. Masters has presented more than 70 lectures on aggressive management, dual diagnosis, DSM IV, child abuse and autism, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Dr. Masters has 16 publications, two audio presentations, and a book titled The Angry Child: Sleeping Giant or Paper Tiger. He was the senior author of “The Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Practice Parameter on the Prevention of Aggressive Behavior in Psychiatric Facilities with a Focus on Seclusion and Restraint” and is part of the team updating the parameters. He also writes a column for the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry News on seclusion and restraint prevention.

Build your own CE!

Attend any number of sessions desired
Pick and choose your topics of interest

Or attend all Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 at a discounted rate

This activity is only being offered via Web X Webinar.
All program dates are streamed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.
One credit hour is earned for each session attended.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, school professionals, mental health and IDD professionals, substance use professionals, criminal justice professionals and others interested in this series.


Participants will:

  • Recognize key components in improving the lives of individuals with severe IDD and mental health behavioral challenges
  • Demonstrate competency in the management and prevention of harm to individuals with IDD and mental health diagnosis
  • Examine aspects of impulsive and aggressive behaviors leading to hospitalizations and the use of polypharmacy, restraints, seclusion and other behavioral interventions


  • Kim J. Masters, MD


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