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2009 Annual Conference Schedule

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Public Presentation

Clifton Center, Louisville, Kentucky
October 8, 2009

Time Activity
5:15-6 PM Registration and Reception
6-6:45 PM Coping with Stress and Depression in Today’s World
Judith Beck, Ph.D.
  1. Learn practical methods of coping with stress.
  2. Describe effective methods for developing a positive thinking style and fighting depression.
7 PM  Questions and Answers

Professional Conference

Clifton Center, October 9, 2009

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the latest genetic and neuroscience research avenues in bipolar disorder.
  2. Identify the latest pharmacological treatment pathways in bipolar disorder.
  3. List challenges and opportunities in using cognitive therapy for mood disorders.
  4. Engage and motivate patients who feel hopeless.
  5. Describe differences between treatment of depression in older adults and younger persons.
  6. Recognize key modifications in pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy for depression in older adults.
  7. Synthesize evidence-based psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic methods for mood disorders into optimal, individualized treatment.
  8. Utilize video, audio, multimedia, and computer-assisted technology to enhance therapy for mood and anxiety disorders.
  9. Describe effective cognitive and behavioral methods for achieving healthy dietary and exercise habits.
Morning Session:
8-8:40 AM   Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:40-9 AM An International Campaign Against Mood Disorders, Allan Tasman, M.D.
9-9:45 AM  

The Distant Horizon: Where is the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Headed?, Paul Keck, M.D. 

9:45-10:05 AM   Break
10:05-10:50 AM  Cognitive Therapy for Depression: Challenges and Opportunities, Judith Beck, Ph.D.
10:50-11:35AM   Boomers and  Beyond: Treating Depression in an Aging Population, David Casey, M.D.
11:35 AM – 12 Noon  Panel Discussion, Doctors Tasman, Keck, Beck, and Casey
Noon-1 PM Lunch
Afternoon Session:
1 -2:30 PM  Workshop I (See Schedule below; Participants choose one workshop for each time slot [1-2:30 PM and 2:50-4:20 PM])
2:30-2:50 PM Break
2:50-4:20 PM Workshop II
4:20-4:30 PM Course evaluation
 4:30 PM  Conference adjourns
  1. Evidence-based Treatment of Bipolar Disorder: The Challenge of Synthesizing Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy, Paul E. Keck, Jr., M.D.
  2. Integrating Medical, Psychopharmacologic, and Psychosocial Approaches in Treating Mood Disorders in Older Adults: A Practicum., David Casey, M.D.
  3. Treating Depression in Children and Adolescents: CBT and Pharmacotherapy, Chris Peters, M.D., Bryan Carter, Ph.D.
 2:50-4:20 PM  
  1. A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Weight Loss and Maintenance, Judith Beck, Ph.D.
  2. Using Technology in Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Multimedia, Computer, and Virtual Reality Tools Have Arrived!, Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., Virginia Evans, LCSW
  3. Dual Diagnosis Revisited: An Integrative Approach to Treating Comorbid Substance Abuse and Mood Disorders, Chris Stewart, M.D


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