Spring Harbor Hospital's 9th Annual Glickman Symposium for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

September 30, 2016

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Spring Harbor Hospital's 9th Annual Glickman Symposium for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Addresses Family Interventions in the Treatment of Children with Psychiatric Disorders

Friday, September 30th 2016, 8:00am-4:00pm

MaineHealth Conference Center at 110 Free Street, Portland ME

(WESTBROOK, MAINE – September 26, 2016) Spring Harbor Hospital, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is proud to present the 9th Annual Glickman Family Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Symposium. Engaging Transition-age Youths with Emerging Mental Illness will feature a keynote presentation from Dr. Lisa Dixon, MD, from Columbia University and a leader in the effort to initiate intensive and comprehensive treatment early in the course of psychotic disorders.

Kate Hardy, Clin.Psych.D. will lead a session from Stanford University via interactive TV on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Psychosis (CBTp). Hardy is also a leader in the Prodromal and Early Psychosis Program Network (PEPPNET), a national organization promoting earlier intervention. Other presentations include Creative Ways of Engaging Youth with Psychotic Disorders: Vocational-Educational Support, Case Management, Youth Peer Support, Psychopharmacologic Strategies in Early Psychotic Disorders and Families Experience with Severe Mental Illness.

Douglas Robbins, MD, the outgoing Chair of the Glickman Family Center for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Spring Harbor Hospital will introduce Dr. Robyn Ostrander, the new Chair and Director of the Maine Medical Center Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The Symposium is made possible by the generosity of Spring Harbor donors Judith Glickman Lauder and the late Albert Brenner Glickman of Cape Elizabeth. For more information or to register for the Symposium, visit: www.mainebehavioralhealthcare.org.

Spring Harbor Hospital is a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, an integrated continuum of comprehensive, coordinated behavioral healthcare for Maine residents of all ages. Spring Harbor Hospital offers people in mental health crisis high-quality, focused treatment to facilitate their ongoing recovery. Through a unique collaboration with Maine Medical Center, the hospital is able to offer the most complete array of psychiatric treatment, physician-training and medical-research programs north of Boston.