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Anxiety and OCD in Kids and Teens: A Course for Professionals

In this free virtual course, hear from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School experts as they delve into the realities of anxiety and OCD in children and teenagers, explore the crucial role that adults play in supporting young individuals, explain how to accurately diagnose conditions including anxiety, OCD, and ADHD, and educate around the most effective, proven methods of treatment available for young people.

This course is free to all attendees. Continuing education credits are available for a small fee.

Join us: Thursday, March 21, 2024 @ 10am-2:30pm ET

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Effectively Managing and Treating Trauma Disorders, Including PTSD

Join us as Heidi Browne, MD, provides an overview of PTSD and other trauma-related disorders, offers practical tips for recognizing their key signs, and shares evidence-based treatment options for those impacted by them.

Join us: Tuesday, March 5 @ 11am ET

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The Power of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

In this previously recorded session, Anna Precht, PsyD, provides an overview of dialectical behavior therapy and its application, offers tips for finding and working with a DBT provider, and answers audience questions about what to expect during and after treatment.

Join us: Wednesday, March 13 @ 12pm ET

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Addressing Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents

Join us as Alison M. Yaeger, PsyD, provides an overview of borderline personality disorder and its treatment, offers tips for identifying key BPD signs and symptoms, and answers audience questions about helping a child or teen navigate the condition.

Join us: Thursday, March 28 @ 11am ET

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Helping Older Adults Manage Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

In this previously recorded session, Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, breaks down what we should know about dementia and other cognitive disorders, shares tips for finding effective treatment, and answers audience questions about supporting someone living with these conditions.

Join us: Wednesday, April 3 @ 12pm ET

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Examining Gender Differences in Mental Health

In this previously recorded session, Roberto Olivardia, PhD, discusses the impacts of stereotyping on mental health, highlights differences in presentation of mental illnesses between genders, and answers audience questions on how to be supportive of kids and their mental health.

Join us: Thursday, April 11 @ 12pm ET

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Managing Fears and Phobias in Kids and Teens

Join us as Jacqueline Sperling, PhD, breaks down common fears for kids and teens, offers strategies for parenting children who are feeling scared, and answers audience questions about specific phobias and how they’re treated.

Join us: Tuesday, April 16 @ 11am ET

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Effectively Diagnosing and Treating Eating Disorders

In this previously recorded session, David J. Alperovitz, PsyD, provides an overview of eating disorders, shares tips for recognizing key warning signs, and answers audience questions about how anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and ARFID are diagnosed and treated.

Join us: Wednesday, April 24 @ 12pm ET

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Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia – Diagnosis and Treatment

Join us as Ann K. Shinn, MD, MPH, offers a comprehensive look at both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, provides guidance for recognizing their signs and symptoms, and answers audience questions about effective treatment for these conditions.

Join us: Tuesday, April 30 @ 11am ET

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Managing Grief and Loss

In this previously recorded session, Susan Block, MD, provides a guide to understanding and addressing grief and loss, offers providers tips for how best to support a patient who is grieving, and answers audience questions about healthy coping strategies during bereavement.

Join us: Thursday, May 9 @ 12pm ET

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OCD or an Anxiety Disorder? Getting the Diagnosis Right

Join us as Jesse M. Crosby, PhD, shares what you should know about OCD and common anxiety disorders, explores the keys to their accurate diagnosis, and answers audience questions about treatment approaches.

Join us: Thursday, May 16 @ 11am ET

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Identifying and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

Join us as Carla Sharp, PhD, provides an overview of BPD diagnosis and treatment, shares tips for loved ones and professionals supporting someone with the condition, and debunks the many myths surrounding this complex disorder.

Join us: Thursday, May 30 @ 11am ET

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Recognizing and Addressing Mental Health Disorders in Teens

In this previously recorded session, Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD, provides an overview of the many anxiety, mood, eating, substance use, and personality disorders that can impact teens, shares tips for recognizing their emergence, and answers audience questions about what to expect from evidence-based treatment.

Join us: Wednesday, June 5 @ 12pm ET

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Navigating the Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder

In this previously recorded session, Kirsten W. Bolton, LICSW, discusses the various forms of bipolar disorder (BD), shares tips for identifying manic and depressive episodes, and answers questions about effective treatment methods and additional supports for someone living with BD.

Join us: Thursday, June 13 @ 12pm ET

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Making Anxiety Work for You

Join us as David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP, explains how anxiety works and why it’s unhelpful to fight it, explores the lessons we can draw from evidence-based anxiety treatments, and answers questions about using anxious feelings to build resilience.

Join us: Tuesday, June 18 @ 11am ET

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Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Latinx Teens

In this previously recorded session, Fairlee C. Fabrett, PhD, discusses the unique factors as to why Latinx teens may not seek mental health help, offers ways to help combat the stigma around mental health in the Latinx community, and answers audience questions about how we can help members of the community be seen, heard, and understood.

Join us: Wednesday, July 10 @ 12pm ET

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Is It Self-Esteem or Self-Importance? Exploring Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Join us as Igor Weinberg, PhD, breaks down both the healthy and problematic ways we can see ourselves and the impacts of those perceptions, explores why NPD remains so stigmatized today, and answers questions about the disorder’s treatment and commonly co-occurring conditions.

Join us: Thursday, September 5 @ 11am ET

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Emerging Leaders in Mental Health On-Demand Course

This on-demand course is designed to advance and grow the capabilities and skills of tomorrow’s mental health leaders. Led by senior faculty from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, attendees will learn best practices, strategies, and evidence-based approaches to improving the patient care and provider experience.

There are two ways to take this course. You can watch for free at any time. Continuing education credits are also available for a small fee.

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The Global Impact of Emotional Trauma On-Demand Course

This on-demand course is aimed at dispelling long held misconceptions about assessing and treating emotional trauma. Experts from around the world share the latest updates in the field, including delivering care in low-resource settings and exploring special populations such as the unique experiences of refugees and displaced persons.

There are two ways to take this course. You can watch for free at any time. Continuing education credits are also available for a small fee.

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Experts cover topics such as:

  • The relationship between diet and mental wellness
  • Child and teen mental health
  • Managing stress and burnout
  • Supporting loved ones with conditions including depression and borderline personality disorder
  • LGBTQ+ mental health
  • Many, many more

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Let’s Change Attitudes About Mental Health

Interested in hosting a lecture with a McLean clinician? Would your school or organization benefit from our mental health curriculums? Is your organization ready to partner with us to fight mental health stigma?

From community events to continuing education courses for mental health professionals, McLean is here to provide education support to students, health care professionals, and the public.

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