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Complex Psychological Assessment

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1 CE Hour
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This presentation will address how to conduct a thorough psychological assessment of a range of potential diagnoses. This will include how to select tests to make a proper differential diagnosis and how to convey feedback to patients and referring clinicians that impacts case conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment planning.

Target Audience
  • Physicians
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to increase knowledge about conducting a psychological assessment. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast differences in the report of a well-done versus poorly done psychological evaluation.

  • Explain how diagnostic questions affect test selection.

  • Identify 2 or more methods to determine whether patients are credibly representing their symptoms or if they may be seeking secondary gain.

References
  • Bram, A. & Peebles, M.J. (2014). Psychological testing that matters. United Book Press. Baltimore, MD.

  • Finn, S.E. (2007). In our clients’ shoes. Routledge.

  • Hasin, D, Fenton, M.C., Skodol, A., Krueger, R., Keys, K., Geier, T., et al. (2011). Personality disorder and the 3-Year Course of Alcohol, Drug, and Nicotine Use Disorders, Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(11), 1158-1167.

CE Details
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GIA HEALTHCARE and THE DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

Present: The Miami Symposium for Mental Health – Innovative Solutions to the Challenges of Mental Health in 2024; From Traditional Therapies to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Dr. Patricia Ares; Dr. Larry Brooks; Dr. Antonello Bonci; Dr. Colleen Hanlon; Dr. Barbara Mason; Dr. Orlando Moreno; Dr. Eva Ritvo; Dr. Eneida Roldan

Presenter Disclosures: There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose

 

Location:
University of Miami Hillel: Braman Miller Center
1101 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
8:00 – 4:15 EST
March 1, 2024

 

Educational Objectives:
By the end of this presentation, the participants should be able to:

  1. 1. To understand the current challenges related to treat brain diseases in a comprehensive manner, in the space of mental health
  2. 2. To gain an understanding of current treatment modalities and therapies in Psychiatry and how they can complement each other.
  3. 3. To understand the basic principles and role of TMS in mental health

Planner Disclosure: There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose

 

Target Audience:
All interested healthcare professionals.

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Dade County Medical Association and GIA Healthcare. The Dade County Medical Association is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Dade County Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

“Please advise sponsor of special disability or dietary requirement.”

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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This course is fiscally sponsored by GIA Healthcare Miami. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Larry Brooks, Ph.D.

Dr. Larry Brooks is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist in private practice in South Florida. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, a Ph.D. at the University of Miami, a clinical internship at the Yale University School of Medicine, and a fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He then became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Miami.

He serves as the Clinical Director of Baptist Health’s Brain Injury and Concussion Clinics. He conducts psychotherapy and neuropsychological assessments with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, chronic pain, traumatic brain injury, stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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