Psychopharmacology with Adolescents and Children

ID: 5652WEB

A comprehensive psychiatric assessment is crucial for determining the appropriate use of psychotropic medications as part of mental health treatment of children or adolescents. This webinar explores the basic classes of psychotropic medications, their indications for use, and their common side effects. The insights provided in this webinar are pertinent to all clinicians working with children on psychotropic medication. This knowledge enables good collaboration among mental health professionals and strengthens the client-clinician relationship. [Requirement for Child & Adolescent Mental Health Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical

Instructor: Megan Maroney, PharmD, BCPP
Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Megan Maroney, PharmD, BCPP, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and a clinical pharmacy specialist in the area of psychiatry at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ where she works with adult and child/adolescent inpatient and outpatient psychiatry teams. Dr. Maroney earned her Board Certification in Psychiatric Pharmacy from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties in 2013 and approval from the New Jersey Board of Pharmacy for collaborative practice in psychiatry in 2016. She was one of the first pharmacists in New Jersey to be granted approval for collaborative practice. She is an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and serves as vice-chair for the Public Education Committee for CPNP. She was the recipient of the New Jersey Health Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award in 2017.

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