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22nd Fall Psychiatric Symposium


22nd Fall Psychiatric Symposium

Psychopharmacology Update &
Addiction Institute

October 17-18, 2019
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Newly Renovated – Holiday Inn at World’s Fair Park
525 Henley Street | Knoxville, TN 37902

Hotel: 865-522-2800

Scroll down for conference agenda.

Continuing Education Units acknowledged through the following:

Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, Division of Substance Abuse Services
University of Tennessee College of Nursing
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Knoxville Area Psychological Association
National Association of Social Workers – TN Chapter
Tennessee Mental Health Counselors Association
Mental Health Association of East Tennessee

Special Notices:

Registration Closing Date: The Mental Health Association may, in its sole discretion, close registration earlier than the published registration deadlines due to facility capacity. Early registration is encouraged.

Single Session Capacity: The Mental Health Association may, in its sole discretion, close single session registration earlier than the published registration deadlines due to facility or individual session capacity. Early registration is encouraged.

Transcript Records Requests: Attendees receive CME or CE certificates in a timely manner after the event. Any request for archival records / certificate replacement beyond (older than) the immediate prior Symposium will be processed & will incur a $20 certificate replacement fee payable to the accrediting organization or the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee. No fee applies to the transcript records requested within six months of the previous Symposium.

Mini Lunch & Learn opportunity Extra learning opportunities during the lunch hour each day are limited. Please CHECK the Lunch & Learn Box on the registration form for these sessions. Limited seating.

Don’t forget the Silent Auction at the Symposium

Add extra fun to the Symposium by bidding on silent auction items donated to the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee. All proceeds support our award-winning early intervention and recovery programs.

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THE SYMPOSIUM

Thursday October 17, 2019
6 CE or CME Credits for All Day

7:30 AM to 8:15 AM

Check-in, breakfast, and exhibits

Breakfast sponsored by Mirror Lake Recovery Center & Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital

8:15 AM to 8:30 AM

Welcome, Announcements, Disclosures

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Opening Session, Kevin P. Hill, MD

Medical Cannabis & CBD: Separating Hope, Hype, Fact, Fiction

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

BREAK

Break sponsored by Camelot

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose one)

A-1 Chapman Sledge, MD

Benzodiazepines in the Midst of The Opioid Epidemic

A-2 Dawn Vanderhoef, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

The Art of Deprescribing

A-3 Melanie McGhee, LCSW

Treating Trauma & Returning to Now

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Mini Lunch & Learn or Networking Lunch

Lunch in lobby provided by Cornerstone of Recovery

MINI Lunch & Learn opportunity – limited seating

Roger McIntyre, MD – Treatment Resistant Depression: Next Step Strategies

1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose one)

A-4 Kelly Davis

Healing the Source: Trauma and Addictions Recovery in Women

A-5 Roger McIntyre, MD

Obesity / Inflammation Metastasis to the Brain: Implications for Disease and Treatment in Psychiatry

A-6 Diane Lemieux, PhD

Mindfulness and Mindful Self Compassion in Clinical Practice

Part 1*

*PSYCHOLOGISTS – attendance & signing in and out of both parts of two-part sessions is required by APA for credit. No partial CE will be awarded to psychologists.

 

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM

BREAK

Break sponsored by Mental Health Association of East Tennessee

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose one)

A-7 Jaime Garza

Young Adult & Collegiate Addiction Recovery

A-8 Dawn Vanderhoef, PhD, DNP

Metabolic Disease and Mental Health: Using Science to Motivate Change

A-9 Diane Lemieux, PhD

Mindfulness and Mindful Self Compassion in Clinical Practice

Part 2*

*PSYCHOLOGISTS – attendance & signing in and out of both parts of two-part sessions is required by APA for credit. No partial CE will be awarded to psychologists.

 

4:30 PM

CHECK OUT

 

Please complete and turn in evaluations and check out in the lobby

Auction winners please pay for and pick up auction items

THE SYMPOSIUM

Friday October 18, 2019

7:30 AM to 8:15 AM

Check-in, breakfast, and exhibits

Breakfast sponsored by English Mountain Recovery

8:15 AM to 8:30 AM

Welcome, Announcements, Disclosures

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Opening Session, Courtney Armstrong, LPC

Rethinking Personality Disorders – The Search for Secure Attachment

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

BREAK

Break sponsored by BlueCare

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose one)

B-1 TL Holt, LPC

Compulsive Sexual Behavior: Terminology, Traits, and Treatment

B-2 Henry Nasrallah, MD

It Takes Guts to be Mentally Ill: The Role of the Second Brain & the Biome in Psychiatry

B-3 Erica Wise, PhD

Ethics, Self-Care and Competence for Mental Health Professionals

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Mini Lunch & Learn or Networking Lunch

Lunch in lobby provided by Bradford Health Services.

MINI Lunch & Learn opportunity – limited seating

Henry Nasrallah, MD – Iatrogenesis: Psychiatric Illnesses (depression, psychosis, anxiety, mania) triggered by Prescription Medications

1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose one)

B-4 Chapman Sledge, MD

Role of Personal Responsibility in Addiction & Recovery

B-5 Jami Woods, D.Ph. MD, ABPN, ASCP

Reflections from the Transgender Perspective

B-6 Richard Gibson, MD

Ethical Issues in Clinical Psychology

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM

BREAK

Break sponsored by Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose one)

B-7 Monty Burks, MA, CPRS

Connecting 12 Steps, Faith-based Supports to Recovery Today

B-8 Jami Woods, D.Ph. MD, ABPN, ASCP

How to Choose an Antidepressant and Why

B-9 Bill Allen, PhD

Autism: Effective Identification and Intervention for Clinicians

4:30 PM

CHECK OUT

 

Please complete and turn in evaluations and check out in the lobby
Auction winners please pay for and pick up auction items

Continuing Education Information:

Physicians:

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Education Credits: AMA: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs, NPs and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal. This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). To receive credits, you are required to sign in at the MD table in addition to the Nurse’s table.

Nurses: This program provides up to 14 contact hours through The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. The University of Tennessee College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The specific criteria for awarding contact hours for this event includes: breakout session attendance and completion of the session evaluation AND the completion / submission of conference evaluation. Participants must ADD & include $10 CE fee with registration.

Psychologists: Knoxville Area Psychological Association (KAPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. KAPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. KAPA has designated up to 12 CE credits for attendees of the 22nd Fall Psychiatric Symposium; 6 CE credits for attending all day Thursday October 17th and 6 CE credits for attending all day Friday October 18th. In accordance with American Psychological Association policies, no partial CE credits will be awarded to psychologists either day. See the KAPA website, www.knoxvilleareapsychology.org for additional information on individual workshops including educational objectives and instructional level. There is an additional $20 fee for non-KAPA members wanting CE credit from KAPA. This fee is payable with your registration.

To receive CE credit Psychologists will be required to sign in and sign out at each session each day to comply with APA CE policies. American Psychological Association rules require attendance at both parts of a multi-part session to earn CE for that session. No partial CE Credits will be awarded for attending one part of a two-part session.

Social Workers: This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASWTN 2019-0099) for 12.0 continuing education units.

Licensed Professional Counselors: This program was approved by the Tennessee Mental Health Counseling Association (TMHCA), a division of the Tennessee Counseling Association (TCA) and chapter of the American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA), for up to 12 continuing education hours. TCA is an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). ACEP# 2043

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists: LMFTs are required by the TN Licensure Board to earn “Soft CEUs” or contact hours. Contact hours earned equal the total number of hours attended. Attendees may earn up to 12 contact hours based upon actual attendance.

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors: This training is approved by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Division of Substance Abuse Services, for up to 12 LADAC contact hours.

Professionals Not Listed: Please note your accrediting organization may accept a certificate of attendance (contact hours) for attending the Fall Psychiatric Symposium. Certificates will be provided based on actual hours of attendance. It is the attendee’s responsibility to verify the accrediting body can accept and apply this certificate of attendance toward CE requirements they may maintain.

Conference Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to describe treatment resistant depression, psychosis, and mood disorders, inflammation, metabolic treatment, consequences and risks of de-prescribing.

Participants will be able to review and discuss challenges and opportunities presented by medical cannabis, CBD, and pharmacogenomics.

Participants will be able to review and discuss personal wellbeing as ethical responsibility and describe ethical considerations involving consent, capacity, and duty to warn in clinical practice.

Participants will be able to describe mindfulness, AIIT, and CBT strategies in managing personality disorders, trauma & autism

Participants with be able to review and describe addiction and addiction recovery in men, women, and young adults.

Travel Information

Holiday Inn – World’s Fair Park

525 Henley Street Knoxville, TN 37902

For Guest Room Reservations Call 1-800-264-1579

Provide the block code: MHA. Rate of $112.00 includes free guest parking

Click on reservation link and provide arrival and departure dates:

Mental Health Association of East Tennessee Booking Link for the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park

http://bit.ly/MHAFPS code: MHA

Directions will be provided to you a few days before the Symposium by email. Please provide legible email on registration form.

Leave home early & arrive early for best parking. Parking is FREE in the

Holiday Inn parking garage.

Overflow parking at the Hilton Hotel Garage, Clinch Avenue Parking Garage or other garages are NOT FREE.

ATTIRE: Business casual. Bring a sweater or jacket to put on or remove for your comfort.

Sponsorship support has been received from

Registration

Registration is now closed.

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