Behavioral Health Conference 2018

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Ornelas Amphitheater Grand Rounds crowd
Join us for the 2018 Behavioral Health Conference. This one-day conference, designed for physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, mid-level practitioners, social workers, and counselors, will provide the most up-to-date information on common mental health disorders and treatment strategies. Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for questions and answers.

If you have questions about the conference, call (903) 877-7250.

WHEN: Saturday, May 19, 2018

WHERE: University of Texas Health Science Center | 11937 US Hwy. 271 | Tyler, Tx | Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater






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Schedule

8:00 a.m.


Registration & Continental Breakfast


8:30 a.m.


Welcome & Conference Overview
Dr. Jeffrey Matthews


8:45 a.m.


Treatment of Anxiety in Primary Care
Dr. Richard Idell


9:45 a.m.


Dementia and Anxiety: Identification, Management and Treatment (ethics credit)
Dr. Andrew Schmitt; Luanne Harms, LMSW


10:45 a.m.


Morning Break


11:00 a.m.


Management of Treatment Resistant Anxiety
Dr. Robert Wieck


Noon


Lunch Served


12:15 p.m.


Breakout Sessions (Choose one session.)

#1 Suicide Assessment
Dr. Ushimbra Buford, Dr. Crystal Frazier

#2 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Dr. Brandon Riley

#3 Geriatric Pharmacology
Dr. Phyllis Ramirez

1:15 p.m.


PTSD in Children
Dr. Jeffrey Wherry


2:15 p.m.


Conference Conclusion

Credits

ETHICS: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has designated this conference for 1.0 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

CME: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To obtain 5.0 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity day, and complete the evaluation tool.

SOCIAL WORKERS: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing social work education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider #7326. To obtain 5.0 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity each day, and complete the evaluation tool.

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS 6 CEUs: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing education for licensed profession counselors by the Texas State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners. Provider #3011. To obtain 5.0 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity each day, and complete the evaluation tool.






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Ushimbra Buford, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Crystal Frazier, PsyD, MPA
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Luanne Harms, LMSW
Social Worker
Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

Richard Idell, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Jeffrey Matthews, MD
Associate Professor & Chair
Psychiatry and Behavioral
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Phyllis Ramirez, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Brandon Riley, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Andrew Schmitt, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Jeffrey Wherry, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health East Texas, Tyler

Robert Wieck, DO
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral
UT Health East Texas, Tyler





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Directions to UT Health Science Center

Getting Around UT Health Science Center

The conference will be in the Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater, which is on the 3rd floor of the Academic Center (Zone G in the map below).





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Registration Form

Please complete the following form to register and pay online for the UT Health Science Center Behavioral Health Conference, Saturday, May 19, 2018.





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