Apr 24 2018: 8:30am–11:45am

Early Onset Psychosis

Category: 
Medical Education, Mental Health and Behavioral Health

NOTE: This session is full and registration is no longer available.

Bradley Conference is designed to provide education for psychologists, social workers, physicians, nurses, certified counselors, speech/language and occupational therapists, teachers, milieu associates, and other professionals who work with children, adolescents or adults. Topics address different behavioral health populations and treatment modalities and are intended to provide practical, state-of-the-art information.

Speakers

Jeffrey Hunt, MD is a professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is the director of training for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, the Combined Program in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child Psychiatry (Triple Board) residency. He is also director of Inpatient and Intensive Services at Bradley Hospital. Dr. Hunt received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and general and child psychiatry training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (now Drexel University College of Medicine). Dr. Hunt has been co-investigator on several NIMH funded studies relating to mood and substance abuse disorders over the last 15 years.

Jill Welte, MD completed her PGY-3 general psychiatry residency training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2015. 2nd year fellow. She received her MD from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. She completed her undergraduate studies in social work at Saint Louis University in 1996 and her masters in social work at New York University in 1998. During medical school, Jill served for two years as a regional chair and one year as the national chair for the APA's Psychiatry Student Interest Group Network (PsychSIGN). She received the James Weiss Award from the University of Missouri Department of Psychiatry at graduation, and was the recipient of an AACAP Life Members Mentorship grant for medical students. While in residency, Jill served as the resident liaison to the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Psychiatry Student Interest Group and was the recipient of the AACAP Educational Outreach Program award during her second year. She is currently a member of the AACAP Committee on Medical Students and Residents.  Jill will join Coastal Medical of Rhode Island where she will develop an integrated care team for four community pediatric practices.

Lorena Reyna, MD is a first year child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.  She received her MD from Baylor College of Medicine in 2014 and completed an adult psychiatry residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX in June of 2017. Currently, she serves as an APA diversity leadership fellow and is a member of APA’s Council on Children, Adolescents and their Families.  Her interests include medical student education, promoting awareness of mental health in Hispanic communities, and early psychosis.

Currently, she serves as an APA diversity leadership fellow and is a member of APA’s Council on Children, Adolescents and their Families.  Her interests include medical student education, promoting awareness of mental health in Hispanic communities, and early psychosis.

Summary

This presentation will provide an overview of early onset psychosis in children and adolescents. Participants will about the epidemiology and differential diagnosis of psychotic symptoms in children and adolescents as well as the basic neurobiology associated with early onset schizophrenia. There will be an emphasis on concrete steps for clinicians to consider in the assessment of youth with psychosis. Treatment using evidenced-based and off-label treatments for both psychosocial and psychopharmacological strategies will be discussed. The impact of early occurring psychosis on families will be reviewed. 

Learning Objectives

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

1.     List the clinical definitions for types of psychosis.
2.    Recognize the epidemiology and differential diagnosis of psychotic symptoms in children and adolescents.
3.    Discuss basic neurobiology associated with early onset schizophrenia.
4.    List concrete steps for clinicians to consider in the assessment of youth with psychosis.
5.    Discuss the basic evidence-based and off-label treatments for both psychosocial and psychopharmacological strategies.
6.    Discuss the impact of early occurring psychosis on families.

Details

  • Target audience: Psychologists, physicians, social workers and other interested health care professionals
  • Instructional level: Intermediate
  • 3 CE hours/credits (see below) 
  • Beverages and light snacks will be offered

Registration Information

NOTE: This session is full and registration is no longer available.

  • Program fee: $59  Lifespan employee discounted rate: $49
  • Online registration closes on Monday, April 23
  • Phone registration: Please call the department of behavioral education at 401-432-1087. 
  • For refund/cancellation information please email bradleyconferencesup@lifespan.org or call Liz DeFreitas at 401-432-1087.
  • To request reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Rhode Island Hospital CME office at 401-444-4260.  

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation criteria and policies of the Rhode Island Medical Society (RIMS) through the joint providership 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. 

Rhode Island Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rhode Island Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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