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Training Topics: Depression 2


The purpose of this activity is to provide primary care clinicians with tools designed to help them identify, diagnose and treat juvenile depression and ADHD in children and youth (ages 21 and under)


Primary Care Clinicians including, Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Internists, Psychiatrists, and Child Psychiatrists.

Treatment and Management of Child and Adolescent Depression

Speakers: Michael Naylor, MD, Toya Clay, MD, Kamaria Bond, LCSW, CADC

Module 2: Treatment and management of child and adolescent workshop
  1. Determine when treatment in a primary care setting is feasible and when to refer out for specialized evaluation and management using a stepped-care algorithm.
  2. Determine when to initiate antidepressant medication using a stepped-care algorithm.
  3. Formulate a management plan for initiation, titration, and ongoing monitoring and antidepressant medication using stepped-care algorithm.
  4. Recognize FDA black box warning for Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI's)and research on the topic of possible link between suicidality and SSRI's
  5. Identify psychosocial interventions including those that can be integrated into the primary care setting.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of (5.0) AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (5.0) will be available to Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies.  Illinois Board License 159-000112.  Note:  Nursing CEU's are not available at this time.