Child Mental Health Symposium Scheduled for Dec. 4

Child Mental Health Symposium Scheduled for Dec. 4

Child Mental Health Symposium Scheduled for Dec. 4

WHAT: Child Mental Health Symposium: Anxiety, PTSD, OCD and Tourette Disorder In Children and Adolescents
(Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.; symposium to end at 4:45 p.m.)

WHERE: Kiewit Auditorium, Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave.

WHO: For individuals interested in child mental health issues, including school personnel, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychologists, physicians and students.

COST: $80 physician; $65 non-physician; $45 student/resident (continuing medical education/continuing education credit available)

This Child Mental Health Symposium is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, school personnel and others who care for children and adolescents living with mental illness.


8:45 a.m. -- Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder and Phobias, Richard M. Sarles, MD, president of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

9:45 a.m. -- OCD and Tourette Disorder: Assessment and Treatment, Jacob Venter, MD

11 a.m. -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma - Harinder Ghuman, MD, and Matthew Lally, MD

1:30 p.m. -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Other Psychotherapies - Joanna Katsanis, PhD

2:30 p.m. -- Pharmacological Treatment - Thomas Reichenbacher, MD

3:45 p.m. --Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Preschool Children - Jaswinder K. Ghuman, MD