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Join expert Kenneth Towbin, M.D., Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at NIMH, for an in-depth discussion of pediatric bipolar disorder, severe mood dysregulation, and the new DSM-5 diagnosis Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD). Through the lens of the latest research, participants will explore the challenging symptom presentations seen in children diagnosed with these disorders. Professionals will have the opportunity to compare disorders through case presentations, and discuss diagnostic considerations and effective assessment tools. A review and dialogue of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions will follow.
About the Presenter: Dr. Towbin is Chief of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Emotion and Development Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program. The group with which he is affiliated focuses its research on identifying and treating childhood bipolar disorder and severe irritability in children. His interests include emotional dysregulation in children and adolescents, bipolar disorder, tic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders.
Continuing Education Credits: 3 Category I CEU credits are available for social workers licensed in Maryland at no cost. Other professionals can submit the Certificate of Attendance to the appropriate board for approval. Certificates of attendance will be provided for all participants.
This event is free.
For directions to the Montgomery County Campus, please visit http://mcc.jhu.edu/about/directions. Please note that the Montgomery County Campus has three buildings. The workshop will take place in the Academic & Research Building (A&R), Room 106/8/10.
If you have questions about the event, please contact Kalene DeHaut, LCSW at email@example.com or 301-594-3188.