Exploring the new APA Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Depression Across Three Age Cohorts

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

Are you interested in enhancing your treatment plans for depression? This new webinar guides psychologists on delivering research-based treatment for depression under the new APA Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Depression Across Three Age Cohorts.

Join experts for a 75-minute webinar that takes an in-depth look at the recommendations for each of the three age groups—children and adolescents, adults, and older adults. Presenters will discuss the process for developing the guideline and will answer frequently asked questions about what the guideline does and doesn’t cover.

 

Learning Objective 1
Explain the goal and purpose of the APA Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Depression Across Three Age Cohorts.

Learning Objective 2
Describe evidence-based recommendations for treating depression in children and adolescents, adults and older adults.

Learning Objective 3
Identify available resources to help incorporate evidence-based recommendations for treating depression into practice.

 

Presenters

Vanessa Y. Jones

Currently runs a depression and bipolar support alliance group she developed in 2006 in Howard County, Maryland. She has served as an advocate and support for high school students with depression. She has spoken about her own depression and advocacy experiences with diverse groups, including psychiatric unit staff, psychiatrists, and social service departments. In addition, Ms. Jones is a certified surgical technologist.

Raquel Halfond, PhD

Dr. Halfond is Director of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Practice Research & Policy, Practice Directorate at the American Psychological Association. Dr. Halfond oversees the day-to-day activities of the initiative. She is also a clinical-child psychologist. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Halfond completed her APA approved clinical internship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and was a postdoctoral fellow at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Laura Mufson, PhD

Dr. Mufson is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), associate director of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and co-director of the Office of Clinical Psychology at CUMC. She is also director of Clinical Psychology and unit chief of the Children’s Day Unit at New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI). She is the developer of the adolescent adaptation of interpersonal psychotherapy for depression (IPT-A) and is the leading expert on its use with depressed adolescents.

Arthur M. Nezu, PhD, DHL, ABPP

Dr. Nezu is Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Community Health & Prevention at Drexel University. He is the co-developer of Problem-Solving Therapy (PST; recently renamed Emotion-Centered Problem-Solving Therapy, EC-PST). Dr. Nezu is also Editor--in-Chief of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and is a member of APA's Board of Scientific Affairs.

Charles F. Reynolds, III, MD

Dr. Reynolds, III is an Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh (PITT), and Director of the Aging Institute and of the John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry at UPMC/PITT. His research interests focus on mood, grief, and sleep disorders of later life and he has over four decades of publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of geriatric psychiatry.

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.25 CE
Level:
Any
Production Date:
11/22/2019

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Price: $40.00

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