A Primer on Autism and ID Services for General Behavioral Health Providers


A Primer on Autism and ID Services for General Behavioral Health Providers

James Tew, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Associate Chief of Clinical Services, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Beth Fulena, MSW, LSW Director of Care Management, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Tara Krelic, LSW Supervisor, Social Work, Inpatient Services, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Be sure to join us for Clinical Grand Rounds on February 10, 2023 presented by Jamie Tew, MD and his colleagues, Beth Fulena, MSW, LSW and Tara Krelic, LSW.

This grand rounds will provide a basic orientation to specialized Autism and Intellectual Disability (ID) community services. The speakers will also review common challenges and pitfalls faced by general behavioral health providers when caring for this complex population, and strategies for addressing them.

Lectures will be offered as a hybrid event. Join us in-person in the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Auditorium (masking is required) or to attend remotely, click on this Zoom link and enter the following information:

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/91720011850
Meeting ID: 917 2001 1850

For More Information. Please contact Jeanie Knox at knoxjv@upmc.edu

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS. The entirety of this program will be a lecture by the speaker(s). All individuals able to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients. Registration is not required for this event. This event is free and there will be no refunds. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. 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. WPH is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. WPH maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits. The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital’s Office of Educational Resources and Planning, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist. These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT renewal. For more information, call (412) 204-9085.