Course Goals and Overview

Course Overview

AACAP’s Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 49th 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. Enhance effectiveness in assessing and interviewing preschool children and their families.
  2. Apply concepts early identification, diagnosis, treatment, and management to subspecialty child psychiatry patient populations, including those impacted by Eating Disorders, Early Psychosis, and Emotional Dysregulation.
  3. Translate concepts of specialized psychotherapy modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Insomnia and Motivational Interviewing, towards the care of patients with insomnia, substance use disorders, and other applicable diagnoses.

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 May 10, 2024

LIVE PORTION
Each Thursday @ 9:00 pm EST 
March 16, 23, and 30

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’ 1 hour 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