Course Goals and Overview

Course Overview

AACAP’s Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 47th Annual Review Course emphasizes the most recent material relevant to the general practice of child and adolescent psychiatry and serves as an up-to-date review of child and adolescent psychiatry as well as addresses important clinical issues. The course is designed to update practitioners on state-of-the-art standards of diagnosis and treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing medical education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Apply awareness of racism, social injustice, and health inequities to clinical care, institutions, medical organizations, and advocacy efforts.
  2. Utilize the declaration of a National Emergency in Child Mental Health and evidence-based strategies for the early identification, prevention, and treatment of mood disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in youth.
  3. Integrate innovative models of prevention and early identification to the treatment and management of youth with substance use disorders.
  4. Translate innovations in neuroscience to the diagnosis and treatment of youth with autism spectrum disorders.

Course Outline


Course Outline and Weekly Timeline for Participants of the Hansen Update Course
SELF-STUDY PORTION
Weekly Topic with 2 Presentations
Content available beginning April 22, 2022

LIVE PORTION
Each Thursday @ 9:00 pm EST 
Beginning Thursday, April 28, 2022
Ending Thursday, June 2, 2022

Learners are expected to: 

  • Complete a weekly pre-test 
  • Watch two 45-minute pre-recorded presentations from 2 experts
  • Submit questions for Thursday’s question and answer webinar in advance
    • Submissions due by Wednesday evening prior to the webinar
  • Complete a weekly post-test

Learners are expected to:

  • Tune in Thursday evenings for the weekly presenters’ 45-minute live question and answer webinar via Zoom
  • Attendees are able to ask questions during the webinar
  • Webinars are recorded and posted the next day


AACAP would like to thank our Premiere Sponsors of the 2022 Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 47th Annual Update Course for supporting this meeting!