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January 2020

Euthanasia & Physician-Assisted Suicide-Practice & Current Challenges

Understanding the work of hospice chaplains

This training provides 3 Category I CE's Presented by: Marie Nicolini, MD, MSc Laws regulating euthanasia and/or physician-assisted suicide (EAS) are rapidly evolving. In the US, an increasing number of states is legalizing the practice (also referred to as death with dignity or physician-assisted death), for terminally and physically ill persons. Some European countries like the Netherlands and Belgium have had laws in place for almost two decades, allowing EAS regardless of proximity to death. This talk will provide an…

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January 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

February 2020

Understanding Dementia

Presented by: Nicholas Schor, MD Participants will: • Understand core definition of Dementia • Understand the various types of Dementia and what differentiates them from one another • Understand the difference between Dementia and other conditions (Mild Cognitive Impairment, Delirium, Pseudodementia) • Understand treatments and prognosis for Dementia

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February 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

March 2020

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood Anxiety Disorders

  Presented by: Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D Participants will learn the cognitive-behavioral approach to treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. The three parts of anxiety- physiological (body), cognitive (thoughts), and behavior will be explained and participants will learn skills and strategies to use to address each part with clients. The strategies taught will include relaxation techniques, positive self-talk, conquering worry/ loop recordings, identifying and challenging cognitive distortions, and how to address the typical avoidance and reactive behaviors commonly seen in…

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March 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

Combining TMS with Psychotherapy for Treating Depression

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a safe, non-invasive type of brain stimulation, was approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression in 2008, and is now clinically available for the treatment of adults who have not been helped by antidepressant medications. This talk will address the potential of combining psychotherapy with TMS for the treatment of depression, taking advantage of potential synergies between the two non-pharmacological approaches. 3 NIMH scientists will present on the following topics:  Basics of Brain…

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March 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

April 2020

Ethics Behind Duty to Warn

Presented by: Veronica Cruz, LCSW-C This workshop will discuss the ethics behind the duty to warn as it relates to confidentiality and mandated reporting. Many clinicians are aware of the importance of the duty to warn and the need to report, yet many do no report. It is imperative to understand the parameters and sanctions related to duty to warn. This workshop will explore the history of the duty to warn (landmark cases), confidentiality, organizational culture and ethics. Discussion will…

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April 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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