Services for Teens At Risk

Non-STAR Offerings

We'd like to take this opportunity to bring to your attention to a few training opportunities sponsored by the Office of Education and Regional Programming of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Community Care Behavioral Health Organization.  

Registration is still being accepted for both programs!

Please click here to visit the conference website to view complete program information including cost, and registration information.

 

The Fourth Annual Conference on ADHD and Executive Function (MC94)

September 11, 2015- Double Tree Hotel - Monroeville, Pennsylvania

The aim of this conference is to provide participants with a greater understanding of the multitude of issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD across the lifespan.  During the keynote presentation, Peg Dawson, EdD, a nationally known lecturer and co-author of the widely acclaimed "Smart but Scattered," will address the importance of executive skills and how them impact learning.  Afternoon workshop sessions will be specifically geared toward clinicians, families of children with ADHD, and adults living with ADHD.

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Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in Youth (MC96)

October 15, 2015 - The University Club - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This conference conducted by the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Services (CABS) of WPIC will focus on the assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment of bipolar spectrum disorders in youth.  Early and correct diagnosis is critial in youth with mood dysregulation; however, it can often take up to ten years to identify and treat bipolar disorders.  During this meeting, faculty from CABS will cover various topics including high risk populations, assessment methods, early diagnosis, psychosocial and medication interventions, and management of bipolar spectrum disorders in youth.

Please visit the conference website http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp/conferences for registration information, or contact Nancy Mundy at 412-204-9090 or via email mundynl@upmc.edu

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Programs offered through the WPIC Office of Education and Regional Programming  can be found by going to their website at: http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp/conferences.