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How to Have a Successful Office Visit with a Patient with ASD

April 18 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Free
Presenters

Kelly Blakenship, DO and Emily White, LMSW, BCBAEmily White, LMSW

Description

Knowing the best course of treatment for a patient with Autism Spectrum Disorder can be challenging and overwhelming-but it starts with a meaningful office visit. Dr. Blakenship will share recent updates in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, recommendations about referrals, psychopharmacology and treatment modalities. Emily White will draw from her experience with autism testing and diagnosing as well as treating autism with Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy. Attendees will learn how outpatient treatment benefits patients with varying ages and tips for how to have meaningful interactions with their parents with autism.

Cost

No charge

Credits

CME and CEU credits are offered, and breakfast will be provided.

Questions or Registration Error
Call 616.222.4566 or email postmacenter@pinerest.org. Registration for this Pearls for Primary Care session is open.

 

A Mental Health Education Series for Primary Care Teams

Primary care teams and psychiatrists each share a piece of the puzzle in treating mental health disorders. The demand for mental health treatment in the primary care setting continues to grow, yet many primary care teams find treating mental health to be challenging and complicated.

The Pearls for Primary Care educational series covers topics to better equip primary care teams to identify and treat patients with mental health disorders. This series is intended for all members of the primary care team.

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.pinerest.org/events/pearls-for-primary-care-april18/

Organizer

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Phone:
800.678.5500
Email:
PostmaCenter@pinerest.org
Website:
https://www.pinerest.org/

Venue

Pine Rest Postma Center
300 68th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States
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Phone:
(616) 222-4530
Website:
pinerest.org