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Here is a listing of our current topics.
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The DSM-5: Clinical, Practical, and Yes- Possibly Legal Implications

DSM-5:
Revolutionizing Diagnosis and Treatment

Bipolar: From Early Diagnosis to Remission & Recovery

Pharmacology:
What You Need to Know About Medication in a Rehab Setting

Psychopharmacology: Today...and the Future!


ASPERGER'S, HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM & NONVERBAL LEARNING DISORDER*: MOVING BEYOND THE BASICS


Responding to Reimbursement Changes in Your Clinical Practice:
Economic Survival Through Advocacy, Market Development, and Professional Connections


Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals Made Seriously Simple:
From Autism to Spinal Cord Injuries to Alzheimer’s, with Stops in Between!


Psychopharmacology:
What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications


*AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS UPDATE


PHARMACOLOGY OVERVIEW:
- Challenges & Complexities of Treating the Baby Boomer Generation
and Their Parents
*Pharmacotherapy, Psychopharmacological, and Psychotherapy Issues


*Integrative Therapies for the Intervention of Migraines


Dissociation-
It's NOT Multiple Personality Disorder!

The Patients Who Confuse Therapists


Psychopharmacology made REALLY simple!


◙ The Efficacy of Pharmaceuticals on AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
–What Health Care Providers Need
to Know


◙ So You Are Going to be a Witness!
When the Legal System and Your Therapy Practice Collide
(or, What You Didn’t Learn in Graduate School!)


◙ The Efficacy of Pharmaceuticals on AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
–What Parents and Caregivers Need
to Know


◙  Pain and Addiction:
Understanding “Why” Pain Occurs
                                    -and-
“Why” Patients in Pain May Become Addicted to Their Treatments.
- A Comparison of Treatment Effectiveness.


◙  Incorporating Complementary and Alternative Therapies into Modern Medicine


◙  The Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Your Classroom


◙ What all the legalese means to the practicing educational professional-
A review of current legal issues, acronyms, and terms pertaining to persons with
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER


◙  Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy: Opportunities, Controversies, and Outcomes.
-Understanding Mental Health Medications From a Pathophysiological Approach


◙ A TRANSLATION FROM THE LEGALESE FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS:
No Child Left Behind, The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IN LAYMAN’S TERMS


◙ War Trauma:
Helping Our Veterans  Truly “Come Home”
-Interventions for the Family, the Neighborhoods, the Schools, the Employers, and the Religious Community


◙ Your Clinical Practice- Smart, Ethical, Legal


◙ Bipolar Disorder- The Diagnosis du Jour?
Nature vs. Nurture-Current Therapeutic Concerns and Interventions


◙ What’s in Your Toolbox?
Understanding Antipsychotics, from CATIE to CUtLASS


◙ What’s in Your Toolbox?
Mood Stabilizers Demystified


◙ Psychopharmacology of the Now and the Future


◙ Ethical Quandaries in Your Clinical Practice:
Legal Exposure and How to Possibly Limit That Exposure


◙ Controversies in Treating Your Aged Clients-
From Compliance to Outcomes


◙  Integrative Therapies:
So Much More Than “Complementary and Alternative” Therapies


◙ Co-Occurring Disorders:
Mental Health Conditions Not Mutually Exclusive of Substance Abuse Disorders.
Separating the Diagnosis and Treatment of Co-Morbid Pathophysiological Disease States
(Parts 1, 2, and 3 of a three-part presentation)


◙ ASD and Bipolar Disorder in Our Schools-
A Journey from Beginning to Present (or from a Forest Grove Classroom to the U.S. Supreme Court)
-When the DSM-IV Gets Tangled with IDEA


◙  Maximizing Your Professional Income in a Rotten Economy:
New and Exciting Non-Traditional Practice Venues


◙  The Dance of Dissociation:
When Your Patient’s Clinical Presentation Confounds You-
Intervention Strategies and Treatments


◙  Suicide Response for 911 Dispatchers.


◙  Diversity Training- from Impairment to Ethnicity to Religious Beliefs to Mental Status


◙  The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990-
Where We Are 20 Years Later



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