WS28: Update on Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents Sessions and Workshops Qualifying for NASP and APA-Approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Documentation

Wednesday, February 22

  • 2:30–5:30 p.m.
  • CPD Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Skill Level: II
  • Members: $80
    Non-Members: $115

This workshop reviews the psychiatric disorders that school psychologists most frequently encounter, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, Asperger's syndrome, obsessive–compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and panic disorder. The workshop reviews the presentations of these disorders, their relationships with comorbid disorders, the recent research investigating the causes of these disorders, and the most up-to-date approaches to treatment. Controversies, such as that concerning childhood bipolar disorder, will also be reviewed.

Speaker(s): Kevin T. Kalikow, MD, Private Practice, Mount Kisco, NY

Kevin T. Kalikow, MD, Private Practice, Mount Kisco, NY, Kevin T. Kalikow, MD, is a child psychiatrist in private practice for 25 years. He teaches at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Medical College and is the author of Your Child in the Balance: An Insider's Guide for Parents to the Psychiatric Medicine Dilemma (2006) and the recently published Kids on Meds, a guide for nonmedically trained mental health professionals.