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Speaker Series: Emotion Dysregulation - What Do We Need to Know to Treat the Sickest Kids?

This is a past event.

Friday, January 24 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

AHC1 - Academic Health Center 1, 110
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Academic Health Center 1, Miami, Florida 33199

Emotion Dysregulation - What Do We Need to Know to Treat the Sickest Kids?

Speaker: Gabrielle A. Carlson, M.D.

Gabrielle A. Carlson, M.D., has been professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at State University of New York at Stony Brook since 1985. She founded and directed the division until 2013. Dr. Carlson specializes in childhood psychopathology and psychopharmacology in general, and the subjects of childhood and adolescent depression and bipolar disorder, specifically. She has written over 280 papers and chapters on those subjects. Dr. Carlson is past president of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and is currently President of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Summarize the rationale for the development of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD)
  • Discuss how to evaluate irritability and the measurement issues it raises
  • Differentiate the 2 aspects of irritability
  • Enumerate treatment approaches to DMDD

The Speaker Series presentations are designed to provide health and mental health professionals, educators, and students with current strategies for understanding, identifying, and treating children and adolescents with mental health problems.

All sessions are free and provide continuing education credits for mental health professionals.

The Speaker Series provides continuing education credits through: 

  • The American Psychological Association
  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • The FIU Counselor Education Program, which is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the CCF presentations.
  • The National Association of School Psychologists
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. 

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