Topics, Speakers, and Lecture Titles

Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 45th Annual Update Course
Topics, Speakers, and Lecture Titles
March 30 – May 8, 2020

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Week 1 - Contemporary Issues - March 30

  • Gaming and Social Media
    Paul Weigle, MD, Hartford Healthcare, Mansfield Center, CT

  • Today’s ‘Genderation’ of Youth: Ethical Considerations in Childhood and Adolescence
    Scott Leibowitz, MD, Psychiatry, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Week 2 - Irritability and Aggression - April 3

  • Mood Dysregulation - Its Friends and Relatives
    Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York, Setauket, NY

  • Irritability and Other Co-Morbid Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Adelaide Robb, MD, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC

Week 3 - Severe Mental Illness - April 10

  • Bipolar Disorder in Youth – An Update
    Boris Birmaher, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Early Intervention in Psychosis
    Rhoshel K. Lenroot, MD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Week 4 - Preventing Violence, Saving Lives - April 17

  • Serious, Scary or Insignificant? Threat Assessment in Children and Adolescents
    Deborah Marcia Weisbrot, MD, Psychiatry, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York, Dix Hills, NY

  • Suicidal Behavior in Young People
    Tami D. Benton, MD, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Week 5 - Trauma - April 24

  • Psychosocial Adversity in Child Immigrants and Their Families
    Shawn S. Sidhu, MD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • Disaster related Trauma in Children and Adolescents
    Allan A. Chrisman, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Week 6 – Substance Use and Motivational Interviewing - May 1

  • Don't Inhale: The Dangers of Teen Vaping
    Vivek Anand, MD, East Carolina University, Winterville, NC

  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
    Joseph S. Lee, MD, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Center City, MN