MDPAC Fall 2018 Teleconference Series

September 18 - November 20, 2018

During the registration process, you will be able to register for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 teleconferences below! 

This lecture series presents an overview of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) which is a brief, structured evidence-supported affect- and relationally-focused psychotherapy for depression across the life span, bipolar disorder to delay relapse, and PTSD.

1) Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Dr. Paula Ravitz, MD, FRCPC, psychiatrist, Associate Professor and Head of Psychiatry, U of Toronto, specializing in IPT and mentalizing for adults.
 
MDPAC CE CREDITS
1 Hour for participation 
 

2) Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

IPT for Adolescent Depression

Laura Mufson, PhD Professor of Psychology, Columbia University, specializing in adolescent depression.

MDPAC CE CREDITS
1 Hour for Participation 

 

3) Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

IPT for PTSD

John Markowitz, PhD, Columbia University, researcher on IPT for PTSD.

MDPAC CE CREDITS
1 Hour for participation

 

4) Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

An Introduction to Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Holly Swartz, MD, University of Pittsburgh

MDPAC CE CREDITS
1 Hour for participation

 

5) Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

IPT & Mentalizing principles, with case-based review of IPT take-home points

Dr. Paula Ravitz, MD, FRCPC, psychiatrist, Associate Professor and Head of Psychiatry, U of Toronto, specializing in IPT and mentalizing for adults.
 
MDPAC CE CREDITS
1 Hour for participation 

 


At the end of these presentations, participants will be able to: 

  • identify and list IPT affect- and relationally-focused therapeutic strategies to use with their patients with depression, bipolar disorder or PTSD;
  • conduct interpersonal inventories and communication analyses to help identify and improve relationships and social supports;
  • use the Social Rhythm Metric to help patients with bipolar disorder to stabilize circadian and social rhythms; and
  • apply IPT guidelines to help patients to manage commonly encountered stressful life events associated with mental disorders' symptom onset or perpetuation - of: social role transitions, disputes in significant relationships and bereavement-related depression. 

Schedule

Schedule
Event Date
Introduction to Interpersonal Psychotherapy September 18, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM
IPT for Adolescent Depression September 25, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM
IPT for PTSD October 16, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM
IPT for Bipolar Disorder November 6, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM
IPT & Mentalizing principles, with case-based review of IPT take-home points November 20, 2018, 8:00 - 9:00 PM

Registration

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