2012 Annual Conference Schedule

Thursday Agenda

Public Presentation – Free to All Participants

“Understanding and Treating Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome.”
Barbara O. Rothbaum, PhD, Emory University. 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 

Registration and Reception at 5:30 PM
Presentation at 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM 
Located at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40206

Friday Agenda

Professional Conference

Friday, October 26, 2012 from 8:00 AM ‐ 4:30 PM
Location: The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40206
Register, Agenda and General Information (PDF)


  1. Describe evidence based methods for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that can be used in clinical practice.
  2. Recognize key elements of CBT, pharmacotherapy, EMDR, and virtual reality exposure therapy for PTSD.
  3. Identify newer biological and psychotherapeutic strategies for mood disorders and anxiety disorders.
  4. Describe neuroimaging findings in patients with depression and distinguish the distinct brain changes associated with different anti-depressant treatments.
  5. Assess the potential utility of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a future treatment option for depression.
  6. Describe key elements in accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of ADHD in children, adolescents, and adults.
  7. List major remedial risk factors for suicide and describe CBT methods for reducing suicide risk.
  8. Identify methods for effective use of atypical anti-psychotic medications in treatment of mood disorders.
  9. Recognize key family influences on the development and course of depression.