2019 Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference
Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference
“Youth mental health: Evidence based interventions along the continuum of care”
May 17, 2019
1150 Wellington Road South, London, ON
Overall Learning Objectives
1) Become familiar with collaborative model of youth mental health care.
2) Understand the framework for Youth mental health services delivery in primary care settings.
3) Learn to effectively conduct suicide risk assessment with young people within community settings.
4) Identify pharmacological / non-pharmacological approaches to address common psychiatric conditions in children and youths.
5) Explore the role of social media and online Apps on youth mental health.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Forchuk
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Saadia Hameed
Psychiatrists, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Researchers, Allied Health Professionals, Educators and Administrators working with the children and youth.
Contact: Jason Widdes CPD Coordinator, Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 75783
REGISTRATION FEES: Prices are per person; includes lunch and refreshment breaks please note any dietary requirements
Early Bird (until April 30, 2018) - $175 (includes HST)
AFTER April 30, 2018- $200 (includes HST)
University of Western HST# R10816 2587 RT0001
*Parkwood Mental Health care workers and LHSC Child and Youth workers please contact Jason.Widdes@sjhc.london.on.ca for a discounted rate.
registration is closed
(subject to change)
Dr. Naveed Rizvi - Managing anxiety and depressive mood disorder in primary care settings
1) To understand relevant factors contributing to onset and maintenance of anxiety and depression symptoms in youths.
2)To discuss strategies for screening and assessment of anxiety and depression in youths.
3) To become familiar with non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches in treating anxiety and depression in youths.
Dr. Ajit Ninan - Managing and Monitoring Psychotropic Medication Adverse Effects
1. Review clinically relevant information regarding adverse effects of psychotropic medications
2. Review methodology of monitoring for potential adverse effects
3. Review management strategies for particular adverse effects
Dr. Javeed Sukhera - Risk Assessment and Crisis Intervention for Youth in Community Settings
1. Discuss risk assessment techniques for Children and Youth
2. Describe a framework for safety planning
3. Explore how dialectical behaviour therapy principles may enhance risk assessments, and safety planning for health professionals working in community settings
Dr. Julie Eichstedt and Dr. Kerry Collins - Smart Interventions for youth: Connecting Youth to Mental Health in our Digital World
1. To provide an overview of e-mental health technology available to youth with anxiety and depression and review the research evaluating these resources.
2. Discuss how these resources can be integrated across the continuum of care and support evidence-based interventions.
3. Describe the different types and functions of e-mental health resources for youth (e.g., instructional Youtube videos, websites, web-based therapy, apps) and provide a live demonstration of helpful resources such as the AM-I mental health app series.
registration is closed
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. You may claim a maximum of 6.25 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University for up to 6.25 Mainpro+ credits.
Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.