2017 - 2018 Child Colloquium Series

Sarah Stadler, MD, Chair
Jacqueline Ward, PhD, Co-Chair
David Frankel, PhD, Courtney Hartman, PsyD, Tam-Anh Pham, LMFT,
​Catherine Phillips, LCSW, Yen Quoc, PsyD and Jesse Little Shapiro, LMFT, Committee Members

2017 - 2018 Child Colloquium Series Cover Image
©Jane Wattenberg 2017

Collaborations:

While the clinical encounter itself can be profoundly intimate and isolating, work with children always requires at a minimum working with parents, and often involves work with other clinicians.  This year's series offers a number of presentations which explore this.

These events are offered free of charge through the generous support of SFCP and the Sophia Mirviss Fund. Continuing Education Credit is available for a fee paid to SFCP to cover administration costs.

The Child Analytic Program of SFCP welcomes you to a series of presentations demonstrating the scope of intensive work with children. These events offer an opportunity to hear a range of theoretical perspectives and clinical approaches.  This year we attempted to focus the series around the topic of collaboration although the event selection also reflects what we had timely opportunities to present.  We hope you will attend several events and become part of the ongoing discussion, contributing to enriching clinical work and theoretical understanding.

Program Title: Planning to Raise Medication as an Intervention? Issues to Consider
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:00noon
Presenter: Ed Levin, MD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: Free
CME/CE: 2 CME/CE Credits available for $ 24.00 or $ 20.00
To Register: Click here to register for this program →

This presentation will explore, through the use of an assortment of clinical examples, how to allow all the participants in the case to have a sense of agency in making the decision about the use, or not, of medication.

About the Presenter:

Ed Levin, MD, is in the practice of general and child and adolescent psychiatry in Berkeley.  He works with patients of all ages and provides consultation to colleagues of all disciplines. Dr. Levin has long been interested in the impact of trauma on child development.  This concern with trauma has become increasingly significant in the past 20 years, as our field has experienced an explosion of “biologic” diagnoses, such as Pediatric Bipolar Disorder often with comorbid ADHD.  He believes that this has led to our seeing patients in overly narrow ways, which results in frequent over use of medications

 

Educational Objectives:
Participants will be able to
  • deal with child and family when medication is to be considered by them.
  • use a risk/benefit analysis when seeking informed consent.
  • deal with potential transference and counter-transference complications.

California Medical Association LogoThe San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

PHYSICIANS: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 credits as listed for each individual program, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

LCSWs/MFTs: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is an entity recongized by the Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide Continuing Education Credits pursuant to Section 1887.4.3.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: Psychologists attending SFCP events approved for CME credits may report AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™ toward their CE requirements. Psychologists self-certify the number of hours they have completed on their renewal form (whether online or paper). The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

REGISTERED NURSES: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 02677) on an hour for hour basis.

SFCP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SFCP maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Commercial Support: None

Faculty Disclosure: The following moderators and planning committee members have disclosed NO financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with commercial companies who have provided products or services, relating presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity: Sarah Stadler, MD, Jacqueline Ward, PhD, David Frankel, PhD, Courtney Hartman, PsyD, Tam-Anh-Pham, LMFT, Catherine Phillips, LCSW, Yen Quoc, PsyD and Ed Levin, MD. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Updated Standards for Commercial Support.

The Child Colloquium Series are offered free of charge through a generous support of the SFCP and the Sophia Mirviss Fund.