Approaches to Pediatric Mood and Related Disorders 2017

Course description

Course Directors: Paul E. Croarkin, D.O., M.S. and Jarrod M. Leffler, Ph.D., L.P.

The Approaches to Pediatric Mood and Related Disorders 2-day course will focus on presenting an update on developments in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of pediatric mood disorders and related conditions. Specific areas of focus will include unipolar depression, bipolar disorder, suicidal behavior, anxiety, ADHD, eating disorders, and medical complexities. Course faculty will emphasize an evidence-based approach to management highlighting cutting edge research from structured psychotherapeutic approaches, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging, and emerging therapeutics in children and adolescents. Experts will present content related to hospital, outpatient, and integrated behavioral health practice settings.  The course will include highly focused didactic sessions as well as multiple breakout sessions for more detailed conversation.

Registration Fee

Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D$525.00
Reduced Fee: Resident, RN, NP, PA, Retiree, Allied Health Professional$425.00

Additional Information
Lodging and Accommodations
Program Schedule
Special Message from Course Director

Target audience: 

This course is designed for pediatricians, family practice physicians, pharmacists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and social workers.

Learning objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify correct diagnosis of depression and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents
  • Recall co-morbidities, including trauma, eating disorders, psychosocial stress, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), chronic pain and chronic medication conditions
  • Formulate a comprehensive treatment plan for children and adolescents with complex mood presentations

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Event date:

08/18/2017 - 7:00am
08/19/2017 - 4:00pm
Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
3900 American Blvd West
Bloomington, MN 55437
United States
Credits & accreditation
  • 11.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.50 AOA
  • 11.50 APA
Faculty & disclosure

Contact Us:
Phone:  800-323-2688

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.50 AOA
  • 11.50 APA
Event starts: 
08/18/2017 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
08/19/2017 - 4:00pm
Please login or create an account to take this course.

Payment required

You must purchase this course.