“Pearls for Partners” continues with its targeted focus of pediatric behavioral health best practices. Join us as we welcome Dr. Matthew Siegel either in person or virtually.
The presentation is an introduction to inpatient multi-disciplinary psychiatric care of youth with neurodevelopmental disorders. Reasons for admission, etiology, assessment and treatment approaches and modifications to inpatient practices discussed. Evidence for effectiveness of specialized inpatient treatment is outlined.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the frequency and topography of challenging behaviors in youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability.
- Review the evidence for specialized acute psychiatry units targeting this population.
- Identify the key elements of an effective inpatient program.
1 CME or CE credit available
A Mental Health Education Series for Healthcare Professionals
Healthcare teams and psychiatrists each share a piece of the puzzle in treating mental health disorders. The demand for mental health treatment continues to grow, yet many healthcare teams find treating mental health to be challenging and complicated.
The Virtual Pearls for Partners educational series covers topics to better equip healthcare community partner teams to identify and treat patients with mental health disorders. This series is intended for all healthcare professionals.