Psychopharmacology for Non-Prescribing Clinicians

January 19 9:00 am - February 16 11:30 am

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED |  8 CE HOURS AVAILABLE FOR A FEE

Please read below for discounts, workshop descriptions, and Continuing Education Information.

4-SESSION PACKAGE DEAL: REGISTER NOW AND GET $25 OFF THE REGULAR PRICE FOR ALL 4 SESSIONS

DISCOUNTS: $10 off individual sessions and $20 off a 4-session package for groups of 5+, CSSW Alumni, CSSW Practicum Instructors, and other Columbia University Affiliates.

Group 5+ promo code: Please email swope@columbia.edu with your group information.

CSSW Alumni promo code: Please email swope@columbia.edu your full name at the time of graduation and your graduation year.

Current CSSW Practicum Instructors promo code: Please email swope@columbia.edu the name and graduation year of the CSSW student you are supervising for the current academic year.

Other Columbia University Alumni or Employees promo code: Please email swope@columbia.edu your name, UNI, and your position title or graduation year/school.

Current CSSW Employees promo code: please email swope@columbia.edu for your OPE benefit.

Session 1: Foundations of Psychopharmacology

Friday, January 19, 9:00 am – 11:30am ET

2 CE hours are available for select professions. See Continuing Education Information and Requirements below if receiving CE hours.

Learning Objectives: By attending this session, participants will better understand

  1. Common diagnostic issues
  2. Basic concepts of drug metabolism, mechanisms of action, and placebo/nocebo
  3. The role of psychoeducation and shared decision-making in increasing and supporting patient autonomy
  4. The role of the clinician in collaborating with the prescribing clinician
  5. The impact of power, race, oppression, and privilege on the treatment process and ways you can advocate for the client/patient

Session 2: Psychopharmacology for Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, & Anxiety Disorder

Friday, January 26, 9:00 am – 11:30am ET

2 CE hours are available for select professions. See Continuing Education Information and Requirements below if receiving CE hours.

Learning Objectives: By attending this session, participants will better understand

  1. Understand the evidence base for psychopharmacological treatments of Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Anxiety Disorder
  2. Understand the common, rare, and severe side effects of specific drug classes
  3. understand approaches to failed medication trials and treatment resistance

Session 3: Psychopharmacology for Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Related Disorders

Friday, February 9, 9:00 am – 11:30am ET

2 CE hours are available for select professions. See Continuing Education Information and Requirements below if receiving CE hours.

Learning Objectives: By attending this session, participants will better understand

  1. Understand the evidence base for psychopharmacological treatments of Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and related disorders.
  2. Understand the common, rare, and severe side effects of specific drug classes
  3. understand approaches to failed medication trials and treatment resistance

Session 4: Psychopharmacology for Attention Deficit Disorder, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma-Related Disorders

Friday, February 16, 9:00 am – 11:30am ET

2 CE hours are available for select professions. See Continuing Education Information and Requirements below if receiving CE hours.

Learning Objectives: By attending this session, participants will better understand

  1. Understand the evidence base for psychopharmacological treatments of Attention Deficit Disorder, Substance Use Disorder, and trauma-related disorders
  2. Understand the common, rare, common sideseveres of specific drug classes
  3. understand approaches to failed medication trials and treatment resistance

Presenter:

Dr. Angel Caraballo (Website) has many years of significant and continuing contribution to patient care, teaching, and education, and as an advocate for patients. He obtained a BA with honors in Biology from Union CollegReserve.eivreceivededical degree from the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo in his native land of the Dominican Republic.

He completed his Adult Psychiatry training at Stony Brook University Medical Center and Chilhis and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship from the New York-Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell University.

He has also completed the Advanced Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program and the Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Program from the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Zoom Link Access

You will be sent an email containing the Zoom link at 6 p.m. EST the evening before and againore the workshop start time. If you do not receive an email containing the webinar click on the attacheds indicated here, check your SPAM folder and email us at swope@columbia.edu if you need further assistance. Please also noteanswanswerg:

  • You must sign in with your full name and answer a few registration questions.
  • See Continuing Education Information and Requirements below if receiving CE hours.

Continuing Education Information

2.5 to 10 live, online CE contact hours will be awarded to NY, NJ, and,T licensed social workers, NY mental health counselors, and NY psychologists who have met the attendance requirements below.

Social Workers: CSSW is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. Provider #SW‐0021

Mental Health Counselors: CSSW is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Provider #MHC-0137

Psychologists: CSSW-OPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists. Provider #PSY-0194.

Licensed in a different state? Please confirm with ythe our state licensing board. Please note that we do not specify the type of credits (general, cultural competence, clinical, etc.) Many states have recognized Columbia University School of Social Work continuing education hours as we are a CSWE-accredited institution and approved by the NYS Education Department to provide continuing education.