Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

5th Annual Youth Spring Seminar

5th Annual Youth Spring Seminar
Children Running
Thursday, May 2, 2013

MUSC Drug Discovery Building Auditorium

68 President Street
Charleston, SC 29425

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.  YOU MAY REGISTER ON-SITE THE MORNING OF THE CONFERENCE.
TO SPEAK TO THE CONFERENCE COORDINATOR, CALL (843) 792-0175.

Conference Overview  |  Conference Faculty  |  Conference Itinerary

Course Objectives  |  Conference Location  |  Who Should Attend

Registration  |  Parking  |  Credit Designation  |  Historic Charleston

Accommodations  |  Americans with Disabilities Act

Conference Overview

Join the Youth Division of the MUSC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences for the 5th Annual Youth Spring Seminar, an exciting day of education and networking. Topics include adolescent substance use and medication abuse, adolescent behavior problems, LGBT issues, and more.  This program is offered to counselors, therapists, doctors, social workers, and any other groups that work to improve the mental health of South Carolina's youth population.

View a copy of the conference flyer

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Conference Faculty

Michael A. de Arellano, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina

R. Gregg Dwyer, MD, EdD
Associate Professor

Director, Community and Public Safety Psychiatry
Director, Sexual Behaviors Clinic and Lab
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina

A. Lee Lewis, MD
Assistant Professor, Youth Division
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services
Medical University of South Carolina

Viktoriya Magid, PhD

Assistant Professor
Director of Adolescent Services, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs
Associate Director, Centralized Inpatient Programming Service
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Medical University of South Carolina

Michael R. McCart, PhD
Assistant Professor
Family Services Research Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services
Medical University of South Carolina

Ashli J. Sheidow, PhD
Associate Professor
Family Services Research Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services
Medical University of South Carolina

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Conference Itinerary
Thursday, May 2, 2013
9:30 - 10:00amCheck-in and Registration
10:00 - 10:15amWelcome and Introductions
10:15 - 11:15am

LGBT and Beyond: Identity, Peers, Family and School
R. Gregg Dwyer, MD, EdD

11:15am - 12:15pm 

Reaching Traditionally Underserved Populations:  Thinking Outside of the Box (a.k.a. Office)
Michael A. de Arellano, PhD

12:15 - 1:00pm

Complimentary Luncheon

1:00pm - 2:00pm

If It’s Legal, It Can’t Hurt Me:  The Dangers and Warning Signs of Adolescent-specific Substances
Viktoriya Magid, PhD

2:00 - 3:00pm

Adolescent Medication Misuse:  Results from the MUSC Inventory of Medication Experiences (MIME)
A. Lee Lewis, MD

3:00 - 3:15pm

Break

3:15 - 4:15pm

Adolescent Behavior Problems: Effective Management Strategies
Michael R. McCart, PhD & Ashli J. Sheidow, PhD

4:15pm

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

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Course Objectives
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize developmental issues associated with sexual identity, gender identify, gender role, sexual orientation and sexual behavior.
  • Demonstrate assessment and intervention approaches and techniques for identifying and addressing sexual pathology among youth.
  • Describe how to recognize adolescent substance use.
  • Identify at least 3 adolescent-specific substances.
  • Descrive treatment and prevention issues related to adolescent substance use.
  • Explain reasons for the concern of increased prescription and over the counter medication misuse in the adolescent demographic.
  • Discuss the demographics of medication misuse in a diverse adolescent student population.
  • Discuss possible motivations for medication misuse in this sensitive population.
  • Describe major principles of behavior modification.
  • Employ behavior modification strategies with youth.

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Conference Location

Drug Discovery Building Auditorium
Medical University of South Carolina
68 President Street
Charleston, SC 29425

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Target Audience

Professionals with mental health interests including counselors, marriage and family therapists, psycho-educational specialists, social workers, guidance counselors, teachers, and psychologists.

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Registration

Registration fee for this event is $55.  Fee includes conference materials, continuing education credit processing, parking, and lunch.

Please note that the deadline to register for this event is April 29.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.  YOU MAY REGISTER ON-SITE THE MORNING OF THE CONFERENCE.
TO SPEAK TO THE CONFERENCE COORDINATOR, CALL (843) 792-0175.


You will receive a confirmation letter via e-mail once your registration is processed.  If you do not receive a confirmation within two weeks of registering, please contact Caitlin Norfleet at (843) 792-0175 to confirm registration.

Registrations are transferable from one registrant to another.  Refunds will not be issued after the conference.

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Parking

Please plan to arrive early.  Traffic into Charleston during rush hour can be extremely congested and parking around MUSC is limited.  It is strongly recommended that you carpool if possible.  Parking fees are included in the cost of registration and instructions for parking will be included in the confirmation letter sent to attendees through e-mail.

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Credit Designation
  • The SC Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists will approve 5 hours of CE credit. 
  • The SC Board of Social Work Examiners will approve 5 hours of general credit. 
  • The SC Board of Examiners in Psychology will approve 5 Category A credits.

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Historic Charleston

Charleston is a place where sand castles are built across the harbor from historic forts, where children ride scooters down 300-year-old streets, and where you can see modern theater in America’s oldest playhouse. Less than 15 miles away, you can stroll the gardens of the beautiful plantations, bask in the sun on wide sandy beaches, sail, play golf, tennis or ride bikes on a luxurious island resort.

Charleston CVB
www.charlestoncvb.com
(843) 853-8000

Charleston Chamber of Commerce
www.charlestonchamber.net
(843) 577-2510

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Accommodations
Listed below are hotel options in the downtown area only minutes away from MUSC and Historic Charleston.

Charleston Place Hotel
(800) 831-3490

www.charlestonplacehotel.com

Courtyard by Marriott
(843) 722-7229
www.courtyard.com

Double Tree Guest Suites
(843) 577-2644

www.charlestondoubletree.com

Charleston Marriott
(843) 723-3000
www.marriott.com

Embassy Suites
(843) 723-6900
www.embassysuites.com

Francis Marion Hotel
(843) 722-0600

www.francismarioncharleston.com

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Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you need the services of the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing medical education activity, please bring this to our attention upon registering for the event.

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