Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple
Non-prescribing therapists are crucial to the effective and safe use of psychiatric medications by their clients. In contrast to clinicians who focus primarily on medications, therapists generally spend more time with their clients and are more familiar with their history and current situation. They also tend to develop a greater rapport. Considering that most clients diagnosed with depression, anxiety, psychosis, posttraumatic stress disorder, and virtually every other psychiatric disorder receive pharmacological interventions, the non-prescribing therapist needs to understand how psychiatri...Read morec medications work, their limitations and side effects, and how to help their clients maximize gains through increasing medication compliance. In this webinar we will discuss the effective use of psychiatric medications, basic pharmacological and neurobiological principles as they relate to clinical psychopharmacology and help clinicians be in a better position to help clients maximize outcomes from medication therapy. Less...
- Describe the important roles therapists play in the effective and safe use of psychiatric medications by their clients.
- Describe the basic principles of pharmacology and neurobiology as it relates to the practice of clinical psychopharmacology.
- Discuss the effective treatment of depressive, bipolar, anxiety, psychotic, sleep, and other common psychiatric disorders with psychotropic medications.
- List tips for increasing medication compliance.
Friday, July 21, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Bret A. Moore, Psy.D., ABPP
11am - 12:30pm ET Welcome and Introductions
- Pharmacology and Neurobiology
- Medication Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders
- Depressive Disorders
- Bipolar Disorders
12:30pm - 12:45pm ET Break
12:45pm - 2:05pm ET
- Anxiety Disorders
- Psychotic Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
- Miscellaneous Disorders
- Experimental and Over-the-Counter Supplements
- Improving Outcomes
- Strategies for Increasing Medication Adherence
- Troubleshooting Non-Response to Psychiatric Medications
2:05pm - 2:15pm ET Q&A, Conclusion
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
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