Many therapy clients take psychiatric medications, and therapists may have clients whom they think could benefit from medications. This talk will familiarize attendees with commonly used medications, as well as symptoms that might prompt a psychiatric referral. Emphasis will be placed on medications for the treatment of depression, anxiety, and Adult ADHD.
This workshop is designed to help you:
a. Identify commonly used psychiatric medications, their indications, and common side effects
b. Learn about less commonly used FDA approved medications for the treatment of depression and anxiety
c. Discuss the role of cannabis in addressing medical issues.
d. Identify commonly used psychiatric medication for the management of adult ADHD
e. Understand the potential benefits and risks of benzodiazepines
Members only event - you must be logged in to Wild Apricot to register.
About the Presenter
Sara DeLong graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2005 and completed psychiatry residency at UCSF in 2009. She worked for 5 years in community mental health in the Mission district of San Francisco, as well as private practice. She moved to Salt Lake in 2014 where she spent six years at LDS hospital in inpatient behavioral health and medical detox. She has been in private practice in Salt Lake City since 2020 where she focuses on medication management for adults.
*****To obtain CEUs for this event you must log in to the Zoom event using your first and last name and attend the entire event. After the event, you must complete a CEU credit form. Both the zoom link and CEU credit form will be emailed to you the day before the presentation.
This event is pending approval for 1 CEU by:
· Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
· National Association of Social Workers – Utah Chapter
· Utah Association of Clinical Mental Health Counselors
· Utah Psychological Association