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Beyond the Infection: Issues and Resources Relevant to Recovery

Beyond the Infection: Issues and Resources Relevant to Recovery - Web Conference

Principal Investigator: Gregory, Kelly B.

Web Conference Description

Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders have increasingly captured the attention of researchers and clinicians in recent years.  Children with these disorders may experience crippling neuropsychiatric symptoms following an illness or as the result of certain environmental factors.  The healing process can be long and difficult.  A very important part of the recovery process is psychotherapy.  Dr. C. Alec Pollard will speak about the issues facing these children and the local resources available to support their families.   Lori Suthar, the parent of a child with PANS will share her own experience.

Date:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 1:30 pm CDT

Origination Location
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
4633 World Parkway Circle
Berkeley, Missouri 63134

Registration Fee:
Free (CEU for $20 fee at time of program)
No pre-registration needed

Presenter:

C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Alec-Pollard

Dr. Pollard is Founder and Director of the Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders at Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute and Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He is a licensed psychologist who works with a range of obsessive-compulsive and anxiety-related disorders, with a special interest in patients ambivalent about or resistant to treatment. He is on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation and chairs the organization’s national training initiative: the Behavior Therapy Training Institute. Dr. Pollard also serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Canadian Institute for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and the Obsessive-Compulsive Cognitions Working Group research collaborative, and is former chair of the Clinical Advisory Board of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. He serves as a reviewer for a number of professional journals and conference program committees and has authored over 90 publications, including 2 books: The Agoraphobia Workbook and Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety & Phobia.

Accreditation:

The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.

License information for Missouri residents: http://pr.mo.gov/professions.asp

Post Conference Resources:


Slides in PDF format

PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROMES CONFERENCE
August 7 & 8, 2015

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