Psychiatry Update Series: Improving Patient Care with New Treatment Paradigms (RP1907A-051119)

Dallas, TX US
May 11, 2019

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Student Mental Health

During this activity, the focus will be primarily on mental health issues that commonly arise in this context. Speakers will address the importance of the transition period, collaborating within and outside of systems to improve student mental health care, and recognizing unique needs of various student populations. Case vignettes will be used throughout to illustrate these issues in real-world settings.



Target Audience

This course is open to providers who screen, treat, and/or refer for student mental health services within high school, college, and graduate environments.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify at least two challenges to successful transition from high school to college
  • Summarize at least three ways social-emotional learning programs can interface with existing mental health services
  • Recognize the importance of creating partnerships with other organizations and institutions to improve overall mental health care options
  • Explain at least one situation that would reflect a need for psychiatric treatment referral
  • Identify at least two needs that are unique to minority and/or first generation students in higher education
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/11/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/11/2019 - 12:30pm
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

5323 Harry Hines Blvd
“D” building—D1.700

  • From Harry Hines Blvd, turn West onto Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson Drive
  • Turn right after the Info Booth
  • Either turn left into the Faculty Garage (park in any space that is not reserved) or park in the Visitor Parking (Lot 7)
  • Walk across the Donald Seldin Plaza, down the stairs next to the Visitor Information Center, and into the D Building

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.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

UT Southwestern Medical Center can provide professional development per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists per TSBEP rule 461.11. This activity is designated for 4.0 hours of professional development. Please Note: Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists does not pre-approve professional development credit. It is therefore the responsibility of the licensee to submit their attendance certificate and associated materials to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists for consideration of credit toward licensure renewal as applicable.

UT Southwestern Medical Center has automatic status as an approved provider of continuing education credits for social workers per the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners rule 781.511(c). This activity is designated for 4.0 hours of continuing education. Please Note: Regarding entities that receive automatic status as approved providers under this section, the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners will not provide documentation of board-approved status nor will the board include such entities in its roster of board-approved providers.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA
  • 4.00 Attendance


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