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  • Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: An Evidence-Based Update on Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Conference Location

    Squantum Club
    947 Veterans Memorial Parkway
    Riverside, RI 02915

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    Thursday, November 7, 2013
    1 to 4 p.m.

    We will provide an up-to-date, evidence-based presentation about the controversy surrounding bipolar disorder in children, how to evaluate/diagnose children with bipolar disorder, what treatments work, as well as cutting-edge research being conducted at Bradley Hospital.


    Daniel Dickstein, MD, FAAP,  Director PediMIND Program, Bradley Hospital
    Associate Director for Research Bradley Hospital
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Kerri Kim, PhD, PediMIND Program, Bradley Hospital

    Education Objectives

    At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

    • Provide an up-to-date evidence-based approach to the diagnosis of depression and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.
    • Discuss how recent DSM changes affect the diagnosis of depression, bipolar disorder, and related conditions in children and adolescents.
    • Provide an up-to-date evidence-based approach to the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.


    • Program fee: $99.00
    • Beverages and light snacks will be offered.
    • Continuing education credits are available (see below).


    • Registration closes on November 5.
    • Register Online  
    • Phone registration: Please call the Lifespan Health Connection at 401-444-4800 or 1-800-927-1230.  

    * MI; Miller & Rollnick, 2002  

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Rhode Island Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of Rhode Island Hospital and Bradley Hospital. Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The state of Rhode Island acknowledges CME physician credit towards a psychologist’s continuing education requirements for licensure, including: “Any continuing education program relevant to psychology and sponsored or approved by the Rhode Island Medical Society, other state medical society, or medical school (and its affiliated training institutions) that has an American Psychology Association (APA) approved post-doctoral program in psychology.”

    CEUs for this event have been submitted, pending approval by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), designating this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 continuing education credits for certified counselors, marriage and family therapists.

    This program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Rhode Island Social Work Board of Licensure, NASW authorization# pending, for a maximum of 3.0 continuing education credits.

    This continuing nursing education activity is pending approval for 3.0 contact hours through the Rhode Island State Nurses Association (RISNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on accreditation.

    To request reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Rhode Island Hospital CME office at 401-444-4260.