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McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education Presents...
Grand Rounds 2008-2009 Lecture Series: Spring Schedule

Thursdays from Noon-1pm in Pierce Hall
(unless otherwise noted), at McLean Hospital

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Grand Round Schedule

MARCH 2009

MARCH 5        de Marneffe, room #132
"Eating Disorders in Adolescence: A Developmental Perspective"
Emily W. Gordon, Psy.D.
Assistant Child Psychologist, Acute Treatment Program & 3East, McLean Hospital
Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School

"Introduction to Disclosure & Apology: Part II"

Deborah LaValley, B.S.N., R.N.
Program Director, Loss Prevention and Patient Safety
David Browning, M.S.W.
Director, Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care
Senior Research and Development Associate
Center for Applied Ethics and Professional Practice
Education Development Center, Inc.

"Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation in Neuropsychiatric Disorders"
Alvaro Pascual-Leone, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Program Director, Harvard-Thorndike Clinical Research Center,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

"Schwartz Center Rounds"
Open to employees only
Must show McLean ID to attend.

APRIL 2009

APRIL 2                        ADAM CORNEEL LECTURE
"Killing the Patient with Kindness: Unintended Consequences of Empathy in Psychotherapy."
Jody Davies, Ph.D.
Faculty Member, Supervising Analyst, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Faculty Member, Supervisor, National Institute for Psychotherapies

APRIL 9                                    PASSOVER

"Specific and Non-Specific Factors in the Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for College Students with Social Anxiety Disorder"
Andri Steinthor Bjornsson, M.A.
Pre-Doctoral Intern at the McLean Internship in Clinical Psychology.

"Convergent Evidence of Cellular Energy Deficiency in Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders"
Bruce M. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
President and Psychiatrist in Chief Emeritus
Director, Frazier Institute, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
"Schwartz Center Rounds"
Open to employees only
Must show McLean ID to attend


MAY 2009

“Dating Violence in College Women: Associated Mental Health Symptoms, Physical Injury and Help Seeking Behavior”
Angela Frederick Amar, Ph.D., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Boston College
The William F. Connell School of Nursing

MAY 15                     GOLDA EDINBURG LECTURE
(Friday 11:00 a.m.)
"Joining with Parents Who Pose A Risk To Their Children"
Christine Sommers, L.I.C.S.W.
Co-Director, Project "We Can Talk About It"
Children's Charter/The Key Program

MAY 21
"Teenage As a Second Language: A Guide to Becoming Bilingual"
Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D.
Director, Child & Adolescent Partial Programs, Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, NY                          
Adjunct Professor, Pace University
Barbara R. Greenberg, Ph.D.
Program Director, Inpatient Adolescent Unit, Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, NY

MAY 28
"Schwartz Center Rounds"
Open to employees only
Must show McLean ID to attend

JUNE 2009
JUNE 4                             POPE AWARDS FOR YOUNG INVESTIGATORS: T.B.A.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:       (If NOT a McLean Hospital Employee or Staff: $20.00 per certificate)

Physicians: McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Participants meeting requirements will receive 1 CE credit. For more information, please call 617-855-3151.

Nurses: This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1 contact hour of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirements to ANCC accreditation.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 Continuing Education hour for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons College School of Social Work Authorization number is D 40058.

NBCC:  McLean Hospital is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Each session in this series is accredited for 1 clock hour of CE credit or .1 CEU.

Educational objectives: Grand Rounds will educate mental health professionals on a variety of topics with a focus on psychiatric and psychological treatments and diagnoses.