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NCAP Spring Program
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Affiliate Programs

Northeast Counties Association of Psychologists

Spring Program – Sunday, March 31,2019

Updated Diagnosis, Treatment, and Medication of Patients with Bipolar Disorder

Presenter: Ashish Anand, MD

PROGRAM (2 CE credits):
Few psychiatric diagnoses have the ability to stir up so much controversy as bipolar disorder. What we think of today as bipolar disorder has been around as long as humanity. So in some ways the presentation is easy to spot. On the other hand, overlap with other diagnoses, varied presentation, and debates over diagnostic criteria and treatments complicate the picture.

Ashish Anand, MD, is board certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry. He completed his Child Psychiatry fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital (in the combined Columbia and Cornell program) where he served as the Chief Fellow at Columbia. Both his medical school and residency training were in Boston (Boston Medical Center/ BU School of Medicine). Dr. Anand is currently in private Practice in Ridgewood, NJ. He also is an attending psychiatrist at a partial care program caring for patients with serious mental illness, including bipolar disorder.

Learning Objectives: This workshop is designed to help participants:
* be able to describe and explain the diagnosis of bipolar disorder and its varied presentations.
* be able to establish a differential diagnosis and to demonstrate how the diagnosis of bipolar disorder overlaps with other disorders
* explain the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder and describe the current treatments offered.


Cresskill Senior Center, 38 Spring St.
Cresskill NJ 07626

10:30 — 11:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
11:00 — 1:00 PM Program

NCAP Members and Students – No Charge • Guests $30

Payment for CE is to be made online only, to NJPA, after the program. NJPA members $15; sustaining members N/C. NJPA non-members $25. After the program, you can remit payment to NJPA online using a link to be distributed at the program, after which you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the CE evaluation form.

RSVP to: Joan Fiorello, PhD – [email protected] or 201-784-0312

Refund available only if cancellation received by March 22nd.

This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and NCAP. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing edu- cation for psychologists. NJPA maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

This program qualifies for 2 C.E. credit hours for psychologists.

Intended audience: Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students.

Program sophistication: Introductory: no prior knowledge of the specific topic is required.

The presenter has no commercial support or conflict of interest for this program.

NJPA does not endorse the presented material as the only approach to a given area of study or therapeutic approach.

NJPA ensures that permission to use proprietary information, and steps to safeguard such information, are discussed with presenters at NJPA co-sponsored programs. No materials (physical or electronic) provided to attendees at such programs may be shared.

Location is ADA accessible. For further accommodations contact Joan Fiorello, [email protected] or 201-784-0312. Requests must be made at least 14 days prior to the event.

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