Medications for Children and Adolescents – An Overview for Psychotherapists

Medications for Children and Adolescents – An Overview for Psychotherapists

Location(s)

Webinar via Zoom, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, New York, NY

Intended For

Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counselors and Psychiatrists

Date/Time

Friday March 26, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this zoom webinar 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, the webinar will be opened up to an “Ask me Anything” Q&A for you to address your questions relating to child and adolescent psychiatry. The webinar will be co-hosted by Ross Center Medical Director Beth Salcedo, MD, who will also be available to answer questions. Questions can be submitted prior to the event by sending an email to [email protected] or live during the webinar using the chat feature.

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom Webinar

This webinar will be recorded.  If you are unable to attend at the scheduled time, you will receive an email with a link to the recorded webinar to watch at your convenience.

For more information contact info: Estefany Sanchez at 212-337-0600 ext. 212 or [email protected]

Facilitators

  • Kshamta Joshi , MD

    Psychiatrist

    New York, N.Y.

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