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Expanding Directions in the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness: Beyond the Double Blind

The Center for the Treatment and Study of Neuropsychiatric Disorders Colloquium

Live Virtual Conference via Zoom: (Presented live from Rome, Italy +6hrs ahead of US ET)

The two-day live conference is approved for CME a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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Moderated by:

Rocco Marotta, MD, PhD

Silver Hill Hospital

Titles, Speaker(s) and Learning Objectives:

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024 (Times listed in ET time zone)

  • 4:15am – 4:45am Opening Remarks: Community and Commitment presented by Rocco Marotta, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 4:45am – 5:30am Optimal Treatment of Psychotic Disorders: Clozapine/Engagement/Community” presented by Robert Laitman, M.D., Ann Mandel, D.

Learning Objective:   Discuss an optimal approach which is: Clozapine/Engagement /Community.

  • 5:45am – 6:30am “Temporal Seizures and Psychosis: Changing Clinical Presentation of Psychosis in some Young Adults” presented by Sophia Walker, M.D., Rocco Marotta, M.D., D.

Learning Objective:   Review basic understanding of psychosis and temporal lobe seizures and recognize possible clinical interplay in these cases.

  • 6:30am – 7:00am Discussion of Morning Presentations
  • 8:00am – 8:45am Big Magnets: The Future Role of Neuroimaging on Diagnosis and Directed Pharmacological Intervention” presented by Salvatore Richard Cavoli, M.D.

Learning Objective:  Discuss future of brain imaging in diagnosis & treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders.

  • 9:00am – 9:45amSocietal and Environmental Challenges to Stability: Changes in Rates of Addiction, Depression and Treatment Response over the last 20 Years” presented by Rocco Marotta, (with colleagues Donna Anthony, M.D., PhD., Howard Weiner, M.D., Suma Srishaila, M.D. – joining from Silver Hill Hospital via Zoom)

Learning Objective: Review factors active in our present economic and social setting that are worsening outcomes and increasing incidence rates of severe behavioral disturbances and describe the impact of cannabis on neurodevelopment and its role in exacerbation of psychosis.

  • 9:45am – 10:30am “The Lodge Approach to SMI: Complex Psychopharmacology, Time, Trust, and Love” presented by Rocco Marotta, D., Ph.D., Howard Weiner, M.D., Meriwether Brown, M.D., Suma Srishaila, M.D.

Learning Objective: Name pharmacological and non-pharmacological factors contributing to recovery.

  • 10:30am – 11:00am Summary and Discussion of Today’s Presentations

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 (Times listed in ET time zone)

  • 4:15am – 4:45am Opening Remarks: Meeting the Pending Crisis in Psychiatric Mental Healthcare presented by Rocco Marotta, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 4:45am – 5:30am “Building a Functional Inner-City Clinic: Sage Healthcare and the Bridgeport Rescue Mission” presented by Irene Bihl, DNP, MBA, FNP-BC

Learning Objective:  Identify the commonality and differentiation of the inner-city schizophrenia patient and the key steps in treatment protocol of the vulnerable inner-city patient.

  • 5:30am – 6:00am The Far End of the Continuum: Psychiatry and Coffee in Times Square” presented by Christopher Landry, M.D.

Learning Objective:  Discuss the obstacles faced by homeless individuals to engagement with existing models of mental and somatic healthcare.

  • 7:00am – 7:45am“Families in a Double Bind: The Need for Legal Advice in Navigating the Psychiatric Health System” presented by Laura Brancato, Esq.

Learning Objective:  Evaluate the current state of the legal system as it applies to individuals living with mental illness and discuss viable alternatives to legal action.

  • 7:45am -8:30am “The Impact of the Covid Epidemic on the Care of Patients with Severe Mental Illnesspresented by Rocco Marotta, M.D., Ph.D. (with colleagues Donna Anthony, D., Ph.D., Howard Weiner, M.D., Suma Srishaila, M.D. – joining from Silver Hill Hospital via Zoom)

Learning Objective:  Describe the specific and general effects of the Covid epidemic on psychiatry and also presents possible mechanisms of neuropathological changes that may have major long-term effects on psychiatric practice over the next years.

  • 8:30am – 9:00am“Introduction to Navigating Serious Mental Illness: Rebuilding Lives with Trust, Medication, and Enduring Connection” presented by Lisa Mann, Ph.D., Rocco Marotta, M.D., D.

        Learning Objective:  Discuss the importance of medication compliance and sobriety in sustained recovery with SMI and the importance of the development of trust and the importance of outreach in therapeutic relationships with individuals with SMI.

  • 9:15am – 10:30am Parent Involvement in the Treatment of SMI. Workshop on “Navigating Serious Mental Illness: Rebuilding Lives with Trust, Medication, and Enduring Connection” presented by Lisa Mann, D., Katharine Cutts Dougherty, Ph.D. Rocco Marotta, M.D., Ph.D., and Zoom Participation from the Lodge Team

Learning Objective:  Discuss family involvement in the treatment of SMI.

  • 10:30am – 11:00am Concluding Remarks, Acknowledgments, and Future Directions presented by Rocco Marotta, M.D., Ph.D.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom meeting.

Accreditation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: No one in control of content has indicated a relevant financial relationship with an ACCME defined commercial interest.

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