Continuing Education Workshop
Change Challenging Children into Champions
How to Help Heal Hurting Hearts
September 28, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Stevens Student Center (SSC) Event Rooms 240-241
The present workshop is designed to provide practicing clinicians with updated information regarding psychotropic medications. A basic review is provided regarding the role of neurotransmitters, physiology, and brain functioning in order to provide a foundational primer for practicing clinicians. Dr. Burger provides an overview of the medications that historically have been prescribed and relates potential benefits from current uses in clinical settings. Side effects of various medications are noted as well as treatment implications for clients who utilize them on long-term bases. Dr. Burger also relates how mental health professions may operate in concert with medicine prescribers in order to holistically best help clients’ mental health conditions.