Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
467 Psychopharmacology Update for Correctional Settings*

Behavioral health and medical clinicians will benefit from this update on current psychiatric medication treatments for the mental health concerns most commonly seen in corrections, including mood, anxiety, psychotic, substance use, and personality disorders. Learn about potential side effects and treatment implications for both chronic and acute mental health concerns. Participants will review when referral for psychiatric care is indicated and how to facilitate collaboration between mental health and psychiatry.

Educational Objectives:

List commonly prescribed psychotropic medications including prescriptive reasoning, intended action, and common side effects

Indicate when psychotropic medications are indicated for common mental health diagnoses

Examine collaboration between medical, behavioral health, and psychiatry

Level: Basic