Overview

Educator's Guide to Psychiatric Medications at UNH
PDT-TchGN-05

Guide to Psychiatric Medications for Therapists and Educators

This program has been approved for 6 Category A Continuing Education Credits by the National Association of Social Workers, NH Chapter. Auth #3480

Often times you may feel as though you are working in a pharmacy. Youth are taking an array of prescription drugs for everything from ADHD to PTSD to PDD.

In this workshop you'll learn about the most common psychiatric disorders seen in the student population, a basic understanding of what the young person is experiencing with these illnesses, and the drugs used to treat them. The workshop will include the indications for these medications, how they affect the brain, their desired effects, and their possible side effects. You will learn to observe behaviors that might be a response to medication and the language to use to describe the symptoms so that prescribers and parents can best respond to the needs of the student/client.

Instructor Bios

PDT-TchGN-05

Guide to Psychiatric Medications for Therapists and Educators

  • Christine Miller

    Christine Miller, Ed.M., LCMHC, is a psychotherapist in Bedford, NH. She is a clinician with 35 years of experience in treating women and adolescents in varied settings. She specializes in integrating therapeutic tools, tailoring them to the individual and providing short-term, focused and brief psychotherapy.

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