Course Goals and Overview

Course Overview

AACAP’s Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 48th 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 research. 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 health disparities in racial and gender minority youth to clinical care and advocacy efforts.
  2. Translate knowledge of mood disorders to the clinical care of patients.
  3. Increase the effectiveness of medication management and psychotherapy for youth with mood and anxiety disorders. 
  4. Improve the outcomes for pediatric patients presenting with a history of trauma.
  5. Apply concepts of dialectical behavior therapy and child parent psychotherapy to youth in need. 
  6. Integrate evidence-based approaches to the treatment of youth at risk for violent behavior.

Course Outline

Course Outline and Weekly Timeline for Participants of the Hansen Update Course
Weekly Topic with 2 Presentations
Content available beginning April 21, 2023

Each Thursday @ 9:00 pm EST 
Beginning Thursday, April 27, 2023
Ending Thursday, June 1, 2023

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 Q&A
  • Complete a weekly post-test

Learners are expected to:

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