Wednesdays @ Sheppard Pratt

Virtual Wednesday Lecture: The Assessment and Management of Irritability in Children with Disruptive Behavioral Disorders

THIS LECTURE IS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY.

 

Join James Waxmonsky, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Penn State College of Medicine, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for this free Virtual Wednesday @ Sheppard Pratt lecture.

This presentation will focus on the assessment and treatment of irritability in children with ADHD and Disruptive Behavioral Disorders. Irritability conceptualized as the propensity for anger and it often manifests as intense emotional outbursts. It is one of the most common reasons that children present for behavioral health care with up to 50 % of children with ADHD manifesting impairing levels of irritability. This lecture will review key aspects to a structured assessment of irritability and synthesize the current evidence base for the psychosocial and pharmacological treatment of it in children with ADHD in order to aide attendees in developing systematic methods for the assessment and management of irritability in youth with ADHD.

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  1. Outline the key aspects of assessing irritability in youth.
  2. Describe key components of efficacious psychosocial treatments for irritability in youth with ADHD.
  3. Discuss the evidence base for the pharmacological treatment of irritability in youth with ADHD.

 

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Program descriptions, learning objectives, speaker biographies, disclosures, etc., will be published once available. Attendees participating for contact hours must have an ETHOS account to register for events, take pre- and post- tests, and manage your continuing education credits and transcript entirely online. Participants will receive a codeword during this lecture to text to 410-291-8061 or enter at cme.sheppardpratt.org/code to complete enrollment. Click here to create your ETHOS account and register for a lecture.

If you have questions, please contact Lisa Illum, lillum@sheppardpratt.org.

 

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Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. Sheppard Pratt designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours for Psychologists.

Social Worker Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours in Category I credits for Social Workers.

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