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Meet the PI Lecture December 8, 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm WPIC Auditorium

Meet the PI Lecture

Enhancing Outcomes in Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder

 Tina Goldstein, PhD
 Associate Professor of Psychiatry
 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine






Tina R. Goldstein, PhD is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, where she also serves as Director of the NIMH-funded postdoctoral training program for clinical psychologists, Co-Director of the Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship Program, and Director of Psychotherapy Training in Pediatric Mood Disorders. Dr. Goldstein’s clinical and research interests focus on understanding the etiology and treatment for youth with, and at-risk for, mood disorders and suicide, with a particular focus on pediatric bipolar disorder. Her work aims to develop improved prevention and intervention strategies for this population informed by an enhanced understanding of the relationship between biological and psychosocial determinants of mood disorder and suicide.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain risk factors, course and outcome in early-onset bipolar disorder. 
  2. Identify common aims and treatment targets of psychosocial treatment approaches for youth with bipolar disorder. 
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with research studies on manualized psychotherapy approaches for youth with, and at-risk for, bipolar disorder 

Continuing Education Credit:  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours.  In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference.  WPIC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  WPIC maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits. 

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