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“CURRENT TOPICS IN PSYCHIATRY: Collaboration, Integration, Advocacy”

Arizona Psychiatric Society Annual Meeting

October 2-3, 2020

AGENDA

Friday, October 2, 2020

4:45 – 6:00 pm Yukari Kawamoto, MD Memorial Poster Session

6:00 – 6:45 pm APS Awards (Peer Recognition and Poster Awards)

6:45 -- 7:30 pm APS Annual Business Meeting

6:45 – 7:30 pm AzCAP Business Meeting

Saturday, October 3, 2020

8:00 – 8:50 am Visit Our Virtual Exhibit Hall

8:50 – 9:00 Welcome and opening remarks

Don J. Fowls, MD, President, Arizona Psychiatric Society

9:00 – 10:00 Psychosocial Adversity in Child Immigrant Populations

Shawn Sidhu, MD DFAPA, Training Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Associate Professor, University of New Mexico, Department of Psychiatry

Educational Objectives Dr. Sidhu:

1. Identify psychosocial adversity in child immigrant populations, and the impact of parental deportation on children and families.

2. Apply this knowledge to the trauma-informed, culturally-sensitive, and intergenerational care of immigrant populations.

3. Utilize this information to advocate for this at-risk population and raise awareness about this issue.

10:00 - 10:15 Questions & Answers with Dr. Sidhu

10:15 – 10:45 Break / Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall

10:45 – 11:45 Gun Violence and Mental Health

Rahn K. Bailey, MD DFAPA, ACP, Assistant Dean of Education, UCLA/Drew Medical School, and Chair of the Board of NMA COBB Research Institute; Minority/Underreprestented (MUR) Trustee, American Psychiatric Association

Educational Objectives Dr. Bailey:

1. Assess how firearm violence and mental illness are linked and how having a gun in the home effects domestic violence, suicide and/or other violent acts.

2. Describe the relationship between health care disparities and firearm violence.

3. Identify various forms of technology that may aid in gun safety.

11:45 – 12:00 pm Questions & Answers with Dr. Bailey

12:00 - 12:30 pm Break / Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall

12:30 – 1:30 pm Psychiatry and the Media

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, Director, Columbia Psychiatry Media, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Distinguished Psychiatrist Advisor, NYS Office of Mental Health, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, SessionTogether, Chair, Board of Advisors, Get Help

Educational Objectives Dr. Sederer:

1. Inform and assist the lay public (a) in their assessment of mental health and addiction and their effective treatments; (b) by explaining and offering hope about innovations in psychiatric science and services; (c) to be better able to distinguish hype from useful information; and (d) to clarify common questions about mental illness, how to access care, and what to look for in considering good treatment.

2. Explain to mental health professionals and journalists about psychiatric disorders, their science and treatments, current and valuable research and how to read and assess research reports, and how to employ “solutions journalism.”

3. Advance the reputation and recognition of Psychiatry in the United States, its clinical, research and training contributions, and its utility to the public mental health.

1:30 – 1:45 pm Questions & Answers with Dr. Sederer

1:45 – 2:15 pm Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall

2:15 – 3:15 Psychiatry in the Community: Improving Access to Care and Payments

Joe Parks, MD, Medical Director, National Council for Behavioral Health

Educational Objectives Dr. Parks:

1. Describe the 8 eight community standard of care principles related to authorization for specific levels of behavioral health treatment and community services established in recent case law.

2. Distinguish the mechanism by which substantial differences in out of network utilization rates constitute a violation of the federal parity statutes.

3. Prepare more compelling and effective appeals of denials for specific behavioral health services by payers.

3:15 – 3:45 Questions & Answers with Dr. Parks

3:45 – 4:00 pm Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall

4:00 – 4:45 pm Legislative Update – Arizona; Report on Arizona Parity Law

Joseph F. Abate, Esq., APS Lobbyist; Tim Clements, APA Director of Legislation; Don J. Fowls, MD, President, Arizona Psychiatric Society; and Marsi Thrash, Senior Regional Field Director – State Government Affairs, South by Southwest| Department of Government Relations, American Psychiatric Association

Educational Objectives Mr. Abate, Dr. Fowls, Mr. Clement, and Ms. Thrash:

1. Summarize the key legislative issues affecting the practice of psychiatry and other physicians.

2. Distinguish the importance of physician involvement in the development of laws and regulations that impact the practice of psychiatry and mental health parity.

3. Cite new Arizona law on the enforcement of mental health parity.

4:45 – 5:00 pm Questions & Answers with Mr. Abate, Dr. Fowls, Mr. Clement ,and Ms. Thrash

5:00 pm Closing Remarks

GENERAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion, the attendee should be able to:

a. Identify psychosocial adversity in child immigrant populations, and the impact of parental deportation on children and families and apply practicable interventions to the trauma-informed, culturally-sensitive, and intergenerational care of immigrant populations.

b. Effectively and efficiently prepare more compelling appeals of denials for behavioral health services by payers through utilization of the 8 eight community standard of care principles related to authorization for specific levels of behavioral health treatment and community services established in recent case law.

c. Summarize the key legislative issues affecting the practice of psychiatry and other physicians including the recent adoption of mental health parity law in Arizona and identify avenues for physician involvement in the development of laws and regulations that impact the practice of psychiatry and mental health parity.

d. Assess how firearm violence and mental illness are linked and how having a gun in the home effects domestic violence, suicide and/or other violent acts.

e. Create change in the public media narrative on mental health and the addictions to be better and reliably informed with useful, actionable information, while reducing the stigma and negative bias these specialty areas experience.

e. Keep abreast of current and new issues with in-depth presentations by authorities in their related fields.

DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the APA to comply with the ACCME standards for commercial support of CME. Planning Committee members and related staff disclosures must be on file annually with disclosures made available on program materials. Faculty participating in provided or jointly provided programs by APA are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent financial relationships with commercial interests related to the content of their presentation(s). Faculty also are responsible for disclosing any discussion of off-label or investigational use of a product.

Faculty Disclosures

None of the faculty members, nor his/her spouse/partner has any financial relationships with commercial interest, none of the faculty members will discuss unapproved uses of a commercial product, or investigational use of a product not yet approved for this purpose, during their presentation at this educational activity.

Arizona Psychiatric Society Planning Committee

Don J. Fowls, MD, Planning Committee Chair

Gretchen Alexander, MD, FAPA

Jasleen Chhatwal, MD, FAPA

Alexandria Erickson, DO

Maya Heck, MD

Joanna Kowalik, MD, MPH, FAPA

Gurjot Marwah, MD, FAPA

Payam M. Sadr, MD, DFAPA

Noshene Ranjbar, MD

Ole Thienhaus, MD, DLFAPA

Kenneth Zwier, MD

Teri Harnisch (Staff)

Planning Committee Disclosures

None of the Planning Committee members, nor his/her spouse/partner, has any financial relationships with commercial interest, and they will disclose any conflict of interest that may arise during the planning of CME activities and recuse themselves from any discussions where a potential bias could exist.

ACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the Arizona Psychiatric Society. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DESIGNATION

The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Member Psychiatric physicians, non-member psychiatric physicians, and physicians of other specialties.

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