The Future of Diagnostics in Treating Mental Health Issues
Tuesday, August 09, 2022, 1:10 PM EST
Presenter: Donna Veraldi, Ph.D.
These workshops offer 4 Live Interactive Continuing Education Credits
How is the world of Mental Health diagnostics changing? This new training will cover a variety of topics that have to do with diagnosing and treating mental health conditions, and a look at multiple diagnostic systems. Epigenetics will be discussed, including their impact on Adverse Childhood Experiences and Developmental Trauma. There will be a discussion of the neurobiological and neuropsychological basis of depression, schizophrenia, and PTSD.
Compare and contrast existing diagnostic systems: 30 minutes of lecture with 20 minutes for breakouts to discuss a vignette. 10 minutes to return and discuss with the entire group.
Discussion of epigenetics for 30 minutes
Discussion of neurobiology of depression: 40 minutes of lecture with 20 minutes for group discussion
30 minute break
Discussion of neuropsychology of schizophrenia: 30 minutes, including 10 minute group discussion
Discussion of neuropsychology of PTSD for 30 minutes, with 10 minute group discussion