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Annual Meeting Course Guide
TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2003
Psychiatric News
Volume 38 Number 2 page 25-26

COURSE 60:

DISASTER PSYCHIATRY: TERRORISM, TRAUMA, AND THINGS TO DO.

APA Committee on Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster.Director: Joseph C. Napoli, M.D. Faculty: Michael Blumenfield, M.D., V. Alex Kehayan, Ed.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) summarize the psychiatrist’s role in the outreach disaster response; (2) arrange to participate in disaster responses; (3) explain the psychiatric aspects of responding to disaster; (4) employ risk-communication principles; (5) appraise the pitfalls and benefits of working with the media; (6) and perform psychological first aid. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants are encouraged to take the basic APA CME disaster psychiatry course, "Psychiatric Interventions in Disasters: Lessons From Experience." Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50. Similar courses on this subject will be offered on Sun., May 18, 1-5 (see Course 28), and Wed., May 21, 8-12 (see Course 82).

COURSE 61:

SELF-REGULATION: THE BRAIN AND THE POWER OF HEALING RELATIONSHIPS.

Director: Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. Faculty: Allan N. Schore, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of self-regulation, including the neural and interpersonal processes underlying its development; (2) identify the research disciplines that provide the scientific foundation for understanding self-regulation and its dysfunction; and (3) identify practical applications to clinical assessment and the process of psychotherapy. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 62:

THE DETECTION OF MALINGERED MENTAL ILLNESS.

Director: Phillip J. Resnick, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be more skillful in detecting deception and malingering, especially in defendants who plead not guilty by reason of insanity and litigants who allege posttraumatic stress disorder. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 100.

COURSE 63:

INTEGRATING PSYCHOTHERAPY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY.

APA Committee on Psychotherapy by Psychiatrists. Director: Barton J. Blinder, M.D. Faculty: Bernard D. Beitman, M.D., Michelle Riba, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify neurobiological foundations and clinical essentials of integrating pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of specific psychiatric disorders; (2) recognize by case examples the special determinants that facilitate and inhibit alleviation of clinical symptoms and psychological conflict with pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy combined; and (3) distinguish in a practical way among and between the various ways in which medications and psychotherapy are combined. Course Level: This is a basic course. No experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 64:

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS.

Director: Gail E. Robinson, M.D. Faculty: Renee L. Binder, M.D., Sharyn A. Lenhart, M.D., Michael F. Myers, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of the definition, etiology, consequences, and gender differences in the experience and perception of sexual harassment; (2) assess and treat the psychological impact on the victim; (3) understand the role of the expert witness in these cases; and (4) summarize basic principles for preventing sexual harassment. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 65:

EXPANDING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY? LET TELEPSYCHIATRY HELP!

Director: Steven E. Hyler, M.D. Faculty: Gerald Segal, M.S., William M. Tucker, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to implement and understand the clinical and administrative support required to deliver and maintain telepsychiatry services. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 66:

DOING RESEARCH ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET.

Director: Mantosh J. Dewan, M.D. Faculty: Michele T. Pato, M.D., Edward K. Silberman, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) develop ideas into research projects; (2) develop strategies for supporting projects without grant funding; and (3) get results published. Course Level: This is a basic course. No experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 67:

THE CLINICAL APPLICATION OF CULTURAL PSYCHIATRY.

Director: Wen-Shing Tseng, M.D. Faculty: J. David Kinzie, M.D., Keh-Ming Lin, M.D., Jon M. Streltzer, M.D., Joseph J. Westermeyer, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to understand cultural psychiatry and provide culturally competent care for patients of diverse populations, including culturally relevant assessment and treatment. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 68:

COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS.

Director: Jesse H. Wright, M.D. Faculty: Monica A. Basco, Ph.D., Michael E. Thase, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) utilize cognitive therapy (CT) interventions for severe depression; (2) apply CT techniques to symptoms of severe depression, psychosis, and bipolar disorder; and (3) address treatment adherence problems. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should be familiar with principles and practices of cognitive-behavior therapy. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50. A similar course on this topic will be offered on Sun., May 18, 1-5. See Course 29 for details.

COURSE 69:

MED-PSYCH DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS: AN UPDATE.

Co-Directors: Scott C. Armstrong, M.D., Kelly L. Cozza, M.D. Faculty: David M. Benedek, M.D., Jessica R. Oesterheld, M.D., Neil B. Sandson, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand the relevant pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions in the psychiatric and med-psych/consultation-liaison setting; (2) utilize tables, the Internet, and other relevant resources to apply the principles taught in this course to their own clinical practice; and (3) anticipate drug-drug interactions that may contribute to reduced drug effectiveness and/or side effects. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should have basic knowledge of Medicare and pharmacology. This a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 150.

COURSE 70:

PSYCHOTHERAPY OF BORDERLINE PERSONALITY.

Co-Directors: Otto F. Kernberg, M.D., Frank E. Yeomans, M.D. Faculty: Eve Caligor, M.D., John F. Clarkin, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to understand the basic concepts and techniques of effective psychotherapy for borderline patients, including object-relations theory, the treatment strategies, tactics, and techniques of therapy. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 75.

COURSE 71:

PERSONALITY AND POLITICAL BEHAVIOR.

Director: Jerrold M. Post, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand the psychology of politics and (2) gain an understanding of the psychology of leadership and leader-follower relationships, with particular emphasis on charismatic movements and of the psychological foundations of political terrorism, ethnic/nationalist hatred, and genocidal violence. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 72:

MONEY MATTERS: USING THEORY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE.

Director: Cecilia M. Mikalac, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand why discussing money with patients is difficult; (2) recognize the conscious and unconscious influences of race, status, and morality in money discussions; (3) cite a range of payment policies in psychiatric practice; (4) understand and explore the basis of monetary views and practices, and 5) discuss money matters with patients without undue anxiety or defensiveness. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 73:

INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY.

Co-Directors: Robert M. Goisman, M.D., Philip G. Levendusky, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize clinical problems responsive to cognitive-behavioral methods and (2) describe the cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, borderline personality, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 74:

BASIC HYPNOSIS: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS.

Director: Jose R. Maldonado, M.D. Faculty: David Spiegel, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) assess hypnotizability in the clinical setting; (2) understand the relationship between hypnotizability, personality styles, and DSM-IV diagnoses; (3) learn basic skills in the use of hypnosis for simple medical/psychiatric problems; and (4) induce hypnotic trance states. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Tue., May 20, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25. An intermediate course on this topic will be offered on Wed., May 21, 9-4. See Course 93 for details.

COURSE 75:

PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS IN PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM.

Director: Shaila Misri, M.D. Faculty: Diana Carter, M.B., Maria R. Corral, M.D., Deirdre M. Ryan, M.B., Kristin S. Sivertz, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to increase awareness, identification, and treatment of psychiatric disorders in pregnancy and postpartum. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should have basic knowledge in reproductive psychiatry. This is a revision of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 75.

COURSE 76:

OVERVIEW AND UPDATE OF SLEEP DISORDERS MEDICINE.

Director: Karl Doghramji, M.D. Faculty: Thomas D. Hurwitz, M.D., John W. Winkelman, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand polysomnographic techniques and central mechanisms regulating sleep and wakefulness; (2) appreciate the prevalence and impact of sleep disorders; and (3) identify the major sleep disorders, their evaluation, and treatments. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 100. An intermediate course on this topic will be offered on Wed., May 21, 1-5. See Course 98 for details.

COURSE 77:

THE COMPLEXITIES OF CHRONIC PAIN: MULTIDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT APPROACHES.

Co-Directors: Allen Lebovits, Ph.D., Matthew B. Smith, M.D. Faculty: Robert Cancro, M.D., Michael R. Clark, M.D., Michel Dubois, M.D., Jeffrey D. Rome, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify the appropriate utilization of different treatment techniques with chronic pain patients; (2) demonstrate improved facility with pharmacologic and psychologic treatment modalities; and (3) evaluate in a critical manner the DSM-IV somatoform diagnostic criteria as they relate to chronic pain. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 100.

COURSE 78:

THE JUVENILE JUSTICE CLINIC: ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES AND TREATMENT OPTIONS.

Director: Gabriel Kaplan, M.D. Faculty: Honorable Lee Forrester, Denise M.W. Johnson, Ph.D., Michael Swerdlow, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) list crucial items necessary to operate a forensic youth service; (2) identify administrative and budgetary priorities; and (3) understand basic principles of the treatment of sex offenders and firesetters. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should have experience with either treatment of adolescents, program development, or juvenile justice. This is a revision of a course given last year. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 79:

WRITING ABOUT CLINICAL EXPERIENCES.

Director: John S. Strauss, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) appreciate the details, depth, and richness of a clinical experience and (2) describe these experiences in writing. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of course give last year. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 80:

HOW TO USE YOUR PALM OS PDA IN PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE: ADVANCED.

Director: John S. Luo, M.D. Faculty: Charlyle H. Chan, M.D., Raymond J. Kloss, M.D., Richard A. Montgomery, M.D., Charles J. Rainey, M.D., Hendry Ton, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) maximize PDA use; (2) master the advanced topics, which include using and creating handheld databases; (3) obtain Internet Web sites for offline viewing; and (4) maximize memory use. Course Level: This is an advanced course. Participants must have either taken the course last year or be proficient in the use of OS PDA. Specifically, the participants should own devices from manufacturers such as Palm, Handspring, IBM, Sony, Handera or TRGpro, and Acer. Those participants who bring a notebook computer to the course will benefit with hands-on, handheld database design. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50. A basic course on this topic will be offered on Mon., May 19, 1-5. See Course 52 for details.

COURSE 81:

AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO FACILITATE THE WORKING-THROUGH PROCESS.

Co-Directors: Steven H. Lipsius, M.D., Harold J. Wain, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize and coordinate two components of the working-through process and (2) integrate into psychodynamic psychotherapy both imagery/hypnotic and behavioral/cognitive reframing techniques to treat patients within the majority of diagnostic categories for which the approach is indicated. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Tue., May 20, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

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