When you think of Tourette Syndrome, what do you think of? Do you think of a person who screams obscenities? You might be surprised that fewer than 15% of individuals diagnosed present with this symptom called coprolalia*.
Would you like to know what the other 85-90% present with?!
Tourette Syndrome Association in partnership with the Center of Disease and Control is providing a FREE seminar to bring about awareness, diagnosis and treatment surrounding the Tourette Syndrome (TS) life cycle.
Dr. Cathy Budman M.D., Director of Movement Disorders Program Department of Outpatient Psychiatry North Shore University Hospital will be speaking to Tulsa social workers and allied professionals about recognizing and diagnosing Tourette Syndrome (TS), and common comorbidities such as ADD/ADHD/OCD, mood disorder and learning disabilities as well as treatment options and strategies for working with this population. Following this program, participants will be able to:
1. Cite the criteria used to diagnose Tourette Syndrome
2. Describe conditions co-occurring with TS
3. State theories about etiology
4. Describe the range of management strategies
**Social Work, LPC & LMFT CEU's Approved**
"Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference
materials of publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily
reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services,
nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations
imply endorsement by the U.S. Government."
*Statistics retrieved from http://www.tsa-usa.org/aMedical/Faqs.html