Brain Stories: The Science Behind Prevention, Detection, & Effective Intervention for Mental Illness (RP1501C)

Dallas, TX US
January 31, 2015

This course will increase participants’ knowledge of the various ethical issues surrounding recommending various psychotherapies. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, LPCs, social workers, residents, fellows, students, and other mental health professionals interested in learning about the ethical issues associated with recommending alternative psychotherapies.

Learning Objectives

  • Increase knowledge of up-to-date research regarding advances in neuroscience
  • Improve ability to educate patients and families on complicated concepts, such as “genetic predisposition” and “neurological deficits”
  • Recognize and integrate new findings in translational research on com-mon psychiatric conditions into routine clinical care and patient education 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/31/2015 - 9:00am CST
Event ends: 
01/31/2015 - 4:30pm CST
UT Southwestern Medical Center
6000 Harry Hines Blvd.
Simmons Biomedical Research Building Excellence in Education Auditorium (NB2.EEF)
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Co-Directors

Adam Brenner, MD - Associate Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor at UT Southwestern, and Director of Residency Training and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Psychiatry

Laura Howe-Martin, PhD – Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and Associate Director of Continuing Education in the Department of Psychiatry 


Bryon Adinoff, M.D. 
Robert Michels, M.D. 

Denise C. Park, Ph.D.
David Self, Ph.D.
Carol A. Tamminga, M.D. 
Peter Tsai, M.D., Ph.D. 

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


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  1. Create an account by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance


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