Medications for Children and Adolescents – An Overview for Psychotherapists

Medications for Children and Adolescents – An Overview for Psychotherapists
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CE Credit

Free - No CEs

Intended For

Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counselors and Psychiatrists


Recorded Webinar - 1 Hour

Join us for this on-demand webinar recording led by Kshamta Joshi, MD, to discuss the use of psychotropic medications in children and adolescents.  Dr. Joshi will provide an overview of the indications for medication, the different classes of medications and when they are used, and expected results. She will also discuss the role of the therapist in making a referral for medication management and ways in which you can collaborate with the prescriber to best coordinate services.

Dr. Joshi is a board certified child, adult, and forensic psychiatrist. Topics to be covered include:

  • when to refer to a psychiatrist
  • how to talk to parents about the need for medication
  • common side effects
  • psychotropic medications used to treat common anxiety disorders
  • expectations for efficacy and related safety issues

After the overview, watch an “Ask me Anything” Q&A addressing questions relating to child and adolescent psychiatry. The webinar is co-hosted by Ross Center Medical Director Beth Salcedo, MD, who also answers questions.

Cost: Free

On-Demand Webinar Recording. Webinar recorded March 26th, 2021.

Registrants will receive an access link to view the presentation recording at their convenience.

For more information contact:


  • Kshamta Joshi , MD


    New York, N.Y.

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