Course Directors: Larry J. Seidman PhD and Matcheri S. Keshavan MD
This FREE half-day symposium brings together experts to provide state of the art clinical practice applications for cognitive disorders and cognitive enhancement treatments in the early phase of psychotic disorders. The programs at the Commonwealth Research Center located at BIDMC are carrying out a number of research studies testing the effects of computerized cognitive training, and social-cognitive group treatment + computerized cognitive training in persons at clinical high risk and in individuals experiencing their first psychotic episode. Speakers represent clinical research programs in the Boston area and from Chicago. The symposium will advance the knowledge and practice of various mental health practitioners, including psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists, social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, and other mental health professionals and students from these health professions.
Continuing education credits available for social workers, psychologists, nurses, mental health counselors, and physicians (category II).