Past "Building Hope" Public Lecture Series

Past Building Hope Lectures

2017

Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFTOctober 12, 2017 at 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFT
Assistant Professor, Couple and Family Therapy
Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will understand the role of open communication in fostering healthy parent-child relationships
  2. Participants will learn strategies for maintaining open communication with children and adolescents

“Many people wonder at what age it’s appropriate to discuss sensitive topics with their children. Keeping the lines of communication open are important for ensuring kids get accurate information and that they’ll reach out to us when issues arise.” Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFT

David Casey, MDSeptember 19 , 2017 at 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
David Casey, MD, Professor and Interim Chair,
UofL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Head of Clinical Services,
UofL Health Care Outpatient Center

Chris Peters, MD & residentApril 18, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Chris Peters, MD,
Assistant Professor
UofL Department of Pediatrics-Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Psychology
Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Bingham Clinic – Norton Hospital

Dr. Casey, MDMarch 14, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
David Casey, MD & Zach Sager, MD.
David Casey, MD, is Professor and Interim Chair, UofL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Head of Clinical Services, UofL Health Care Outpatient Center

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Resources for those with loved ones in palliative care

Understanding loved ones needs

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Erika Ruth, MDFebruary 21, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Erika Ruth, MD
,
Assistant Professor
Addiction Program Director
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Learning how addiction can effect a family

Resources for families with a member that has addiction

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Michael Thase, MDJanuary 12, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Michael Thase, MD,
Professor, University of Pennsylvania

2016

Stephen S. O’Connor, PhD November 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Stephen S. O’Connor, PhD ,
,
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, UofL Depression Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Describe the core aspects of posttraumatic stress
Describe how posttraumatic stress impacts quality of life
Describe empirically-supported approaches to helping reduce posttraumatic stress

Willem Kuyken, PhD October 19, 2016 6:00-7:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Willem Kuyken, PhD,
,
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Director, Oxford Mindfulness Centre
Oxford, England

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Identify basic principles of mindfulness
Describe ways mindfulness can train and retrain the brain
Recognize mindfulness-based treatment methods for depression and other mental health problems

Erika Ruth, MDApril 19, 2016 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Erika Ruth, MD,
,
Assistant Professor
Addiction Program Director
UofL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LOCATION:
Louisville Urban League
1535 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203

Ted Feldmann, MDMarch 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Ted Feldmann, MD,
,
Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Education
Director of Medical Student Education
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LOCATION:
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY 40206

Rif El-Mallakh, MD, ProfessorFebruary 18, 2016 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Rif El-Mallakh, MD,
,
Professor
Director, Mood Disorders Research Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LOCATION:
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY 40206

David Casey M.D.January 12, 2016 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
David A. Casey, MD,
,
Professor
Interim Chair UofL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LOCATION:
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY 40206

Thomas Uhde, M.D.November 5, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Thomas Uhde, M.D.
,
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Executive Director, Institute of Psychiatry
Medical University of South Carolina

THIS PRESENTATION MADE POSSIBLE BY:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

LOCATION:
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY 40206

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. To understand the science of sleep
  2. Describe sources of sleep disruption
  3. Recognize effective methods for treating sleep problems

Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D.October 15, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

PRESENTER:
Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D.
,
Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry
Professor and Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs
Director, UofL Depression Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville School of Medicine

LOCATION:
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY 40206

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Describe most effective methods of treating depression
  2. Answer participants’ questions about treatment of depression
  3. Detail effective treatment options for people stuck in depression

    Date: April 16, 2015

    Presenters: 
    W. David Lohr, M.D.

    Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry
    Clinical Co-Director, UofL Autism Center
    Department of Pediatrics, Associate of Psychiatry
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Allison Yoder, M.D.
    PGY-5 Fellow, Child Psychiatry
    Bingham Clinic
    Department of Pediatrics
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Participants will be able to identify recent advances in understanding the causes and the ability to detect signs and symptoms of Autism
    2. Participants will understand recent updates in treatment, including what families can do to maximize chances for success for their children with Autism

    Date: March 24, 2015

    Presenters: 
    Eric Russ, PhD.

    Assistant Professor

    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Date: February 12, 2015

    Presenter: 
    Chris Peters, M.D.

    Assistant Professor and Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program
    Department of Pediatrics-Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Psychology 
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    John McCurdy, M.D.
    PGY-2 Resident
    Department of Pediatrics-Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Psychology
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Are video games causing children to be more violent?
    2. Are there positive aspects to Gaming?
    Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

    Presenters: 
    Robert Caudill, MD

    Associate Professor and Director, Residency Training Program
    Director, Telemedicine and Information Technology Programs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Kamleh Shaban, M.D.
    PGY-3 Resident
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Be able to define and distinguish among several prominent social media platforms.
    2. Be able to weigh various risks and benefits associated with use of social media.

    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Presenter: 
    Monnica Williams, PhD

    Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Mental Health Disparities 
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. The many different presentations of OCD
    2. Effective treatment approaches for OCD
    3. How family members can be supportive of their loved ones with OCD
    Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014

    Presenters: 
    Rebecca Tamas, M.D.

    Assistant Professor and Director, Psycho-Oncology Service
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Nichole Sonderman, M.D.
    PGY-3 Resident
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Discuss mental health issues associated with cancer diagnosis
    2. Provide resources for patients and family coping with cancer
    3. Suggest strategies to aid in maintaining a healthy lifestyle during treatment

    Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2014

    Presenters: 
    Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor and Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs
    Director, UofL Depression Center
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Identify causes of procrastination
    2. Recommend key methods for overcoming procrastination

    Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

    Presenters: 
    David A. Casey, M.D.

    Professor and Senior Vice-Chair
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Impact of diet and lifestyle on successful aging.
    2. Understanding depression and dementia.

    Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2013

    Presenters: 
    Christopher M. Peters, MD
    Asst. Professor, Dept of Pediatrics
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Terra Tyler, MD
    Child and Adolescent Fellow
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Learn about the risk factors and protective factors that are related to being a bully.
    2. Learn about the risk factors and protective factors that are related to being a victim.
    3. Discuss intervention and prevention strategies as it relates to bullying

    Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2013

    Presenter: 
    Clifford C. Kuhn, M.D.
    The Laugh Doctor
    Professor
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Bio – Dr. Kuhn is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and received his psychiatric training at the University of Michigan. He is an internationally-acknowledged expert in humor and healing; Cliff’s mission is to teach us how to tap into our natural positive energies every day to get more fun and success into and out of even the most tedious responsibilities and fearful challenges. His latest book is “It All Starts with a Smile: Seven Steps to Being Happier Right Now.”

    Overview:Drawing upon the model of light’s power to diminish darkness, this presentation will illuminate humor’s power to diminish stress. Dr. Kuhn’s demonstrations will provide participants with a first-hand experience of the healing effects available to everyone from effective and responsible humor

    Objectives:

    1. Make a more accurate and useful diagnosis of stress in their lives
    2. Identify at least four documented health benefits of humor
    3. Practice a three-step “prescription” for getting more positive energy (“light”) into and out of every minute of every day
    4. Demonstrate the power of intentional smiling to dispel stress and fear in everyday situations.

    Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2012

    Presenter: 
    David A. Casey, M.D.

    Associate Professor and Senior Vice-Chair
    Head of Clinical Services
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Objectives:

    1. Understand the role of depression in older adults.
    2. Understand treatment of depression in older adults

    Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2012

    Guest Speaker: 
    Barbara Orsalov Rothbaum, Ph.D., Presentation Chair

    Professor in Psychiatry and Associate Vice-Chair of Clinical Research
    Director, Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program
    Emory University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Objectives:

    1. Become familiar with the signs and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder.
    2. Learn the basics of effective treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder

    Date: Tuesday, April, 2012

    Speakers: 
    Allan Josephson, M.D., Presentation Chair

    Professor and CEO, Bingham Clinic, Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent
    Psychiatry Services, University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences www.louisville.edu/medschool/psychiatry

    Brian Briscoe, M.D.
    Kentucky Psychiatric and Mental Health Services, PLLC
    www.kpmhs.com
    Presentation: “Is it all just a ‘chemical imbalance’? Understanding biological factors involved in major depression”

    Anne Reed, M.Div., BCC
    Chaplain, Adult and Pediatric Psychiatry, Norton & Kosair Children’s Hospitals
    www.nortonhealthcare.com
    Presentation: “Spirituality and Depression: Encouraging healing in the broken places”

    Objectives:

    1. Learn how religious and spiritual factors may predispose toward depression.
    2. Identify how religious and spiritual factors play a role in preventing and treating depression.
    3. Describe how clergy and mental health professionals can collaborate more effectively to help patients.

    Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2011

    Speaker: 
    Ryan Wetzler,
    , PsyD, Ph.D.
    Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Sleep Medicine Specialists

    Objectives:

    1. Understand the importance and function of sleep.
    2. Recognize symptoms of the most common sleep disorders and treatment considerations.
    3. Discuss simple strategies to improve the quality of sleep.

    Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2010

    Speaker: 
    Jesse H. Wright
    , M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor
    Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Objectives:

    1. Build skills for reducing anxiety and enjoying life
    2. Recognize key steps for managing worry
    3. Learn about effective treatments for panic, PTSD, OCD, social phobia, and other anxiety disorders.

    Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2011

    Speaker: 
    Rifaat El-Mallakh, M.D.
    , M.D.
    Professor
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Objectives:

    Attendee was introduced to the presentation, course, and basic treatments of bipolar illness.

    Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2010

    Speaker:
    Casia Horseman, M.D.
    Instructor
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Objectives:

    1. Understanding obesity trends in the United States
    2. Utilizing Cognitive-Behavior Therapy techniques in weight loss.

    Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2009

    Childhood Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
    Judith Beck, Ph.D.
    Objectives:
    1. Learn practical methods of coping with stress.
    2. Describe effective methods for developing a positive thinking style and fighting depression.