AACAP+CACAP Joint Annual Meeting
Program Schedule
Please note that this schedule is subject to change. The Program Book distributed at the Annual Meeting will have final information on dates, times, and speakers for each presentation.

Institute 1 (ticket)
Advances in Treatment: Implications for Clinical Practice

There is increased attention being given to the use of psychotropic medication in the treatment of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders. As a result, staying abreast of the latest developments and research findings are important skills for the child and adolescent psychiatrist to possess. This Institute presents the latest research findings with regard to efficacy and safety of medication use in the treatment of a number of childhood disorders, including bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, and substance use disorders. In addition, medicolegal issues related to the use of psychotropic medication in the treatment of children and adolescents are discussed.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
8:00 AM  
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM  
Advances and Challenges in the Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescents
Karen Dineen Wagner, M.D., Ph.D. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
9:00 AM  
Advanced Pharmacological Approaches to Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders
Christopher J. McDougle, M.D. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
9:45 AM  
Update on ADHD Medication Treatment: Opportunities and Issues
Jeffrey Newcorn, M.D. Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
10:30 AM  
11:00 AM  
Treatment of Anxiety Disorders: Present Approaches and Future Directions
Moira A. Rynn, M.D. New York State Psychiatric Institute; Columbia University, New York, NY
11:45 AM  
Pharmacotherapy for Youth with Bipolar Disorder
Kiki D. Chang, M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
12:30 PM  
Lunch (on your own)
1:45 PM  
Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Robert L. Findling, M.D. University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
2:30 PM  
Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions in Adolescent Substance Abuse
Catherine Martin, M.D. University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
3:15 PM  
3:45 PM  
Medicolegal Issues in Prescribing Medications to Children and Adolescents
Peter Ash, M.D. Emory University, Atlanta, GA
4:45 PM  
Concluding Remarks
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