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Psychotropic Medication Updates for Practicing Clinicians

September 28, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stevens Student Center (SSC) Event Rooms 240-241

Program Description

The present workshop is designed to provide practicing clinicians and those training to work with the clinical population with up-to-date 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 and students. 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 health professionals may operate in concert with medicine prescribers in order to holistically best help clients’ mental health conditions.

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