Upcoming Event:

20th Fall Psychiatric Symposium, October 12-13, 2017

19th Fall Psychiatric Symposium

Psychopharmacology Update & Addiction Institute
Thursday, September 29, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM &
Friday, September 30, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Holiday Inn at World's Fair Park
525 Henley Street | Knoxville, TN 37902

Jointly Sponsored by:

University of Tennessee College of Nursing
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Knoxville Area Psychological Association
National Association of Social Workers – TN Chapter
Tennessee Mental Health Counselors Association
Mental Health Association of East Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services - Division of Substance Abuse Services

Don't forget the Silent Auction at the Symposium

Add extra fun to the Symposium by bidding on GREAT silent auction items donated to the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee. Splurge on yourself or start holiday gift shopping early. All proceeds support our award winning early intervention and recovery programs!

School Based
Outreach Program

  • 23,928 students served in 2014-2015
  • 85 middle and high schools
  • Preventing suicides and starting treatment earlier
  • Received Psychiatric Achievement Award from American Psychiatric Association in 2015

Peer Recovery
Call Center

  • 13,000 calls in 2015
  • 87% of callers want peer support
  • 89% following their treatment plan
  • Recognized by Home Federal Bank with Hometown Hero Award in 2015

Check Up – from the Neck Up
Mental Health Screening Program

  • Recognized by Screening for Mental Health as Top 8 Depression Screening site in 2015
  • 2097 free screenings in 2015
  • 85% screened positive for mental illness
  • 71% seek & enter treatment within 45 days

Exhibitors contact: Ben Harrington at 865-584-9125

THE SYMPOSIUM - Thursday, September 29, 2016 (6 CE or CME Credits for All Day)

7:00 - 8:15 AM

CHECK - IN / Breakfast & Exhibits Open
Breakfast Sponsored by: New Life Lodge

8:15 - 8:30 AM

Welcome, Announcements, Disclosures

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Opening Session: Clif Tennison, MD, “Humility: The Pathway to Professional Authority”

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Break - Enjoy the Exhibits
Sponsored by: The Ranch

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose One on Registration Form)

A-1 Ken Ferslew, PhD

“Cannabimimetics and Impact of Legalized Marihuana”

A-2 Stephanie Eken, MD

“Pediatric Anxiety & OCD: Therapy and Medication Strategies”

A-3 Becky Beaton, PhD

“Ethics of Telemental Health: The New Era of Technology Assisted Media”

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch (Provided)

~ Lobby ~ Sponsored by: Cornerstone of Recovery

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose One on Registration Form)

A-4 Nancy Truett, LPC

“Creative Expression Exposing Underlying Trauma in Addiction”

A-5 Glen Farr, Pharm D

“Advanced Psychopharm Update” Part 1*

A-6 Clifton Mitchell, PhD

“Legal & Ethical Game” Part 1*

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Break ~ Sponsored by: Bearden Behavioral Health

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose One on Registration Form)

A-7 Jeff Feix, PhD

“Advanced Malingering Case Studies”

A-8 Glen Farr, Pharm D

“Advanced Psychopharm Update” Part 2*

A-9 Clifton Mitchell, PhD

“Legal & Ethical Game” Part 2*

4:30 PM

~ EVALUATION COMPLETION / TURN IN ~ CHECK - OUT

THE SYMPOSIUM - September 30, 2016 (6 CE or CME Credits for All Day)

7:00 - 8:15 AM

Check In Breakfast & Exhibits Open

Breakfast Sponsored by: Bradford Health Systems

8:15 - 8:30 AM

Welcome, Announcements, Disclosures

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Kevin Hines

“Cracked But Not Broken”

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Break - Enjoy the Exhibits
Sponsored by: Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network

10:30 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose One on Registration Form)

B-1 Heather Hayes, M ED, LPC & Carey Davidson

“Hidden Intervention Pitfalls”

B-2 Joe Harrison, MD

“Compliance Issues in Schizophrenia”

B-3 Lisa Henderson, LPC ∓ Shawn Spurgeon, PhD, LPC

“Cultural Considerations in Clinical Practice: Race, Ethnicity, Religion & Orientation”

12:00 Lunch

Lobby - Sponsored by: English Mountain Recovery

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose One on Registration Form)

B-4 Heather Hayes, M ED, LPC & Carey Davidson

“Adolescent Young Adult Continuum: Increasing Engagement”

B-5 James Woods, MD

“Convergence of Psychiatry Rheumatology & Pain”

B-6 Mark H. Barnes, PhD

“Neurofeedback: Engaging the Brain Directly”

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Break sponsored by Focus Treatment Centers

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose One on Registration Form)

B-7 Heather Hayes, M ED, LPC & Carey Davidson

“Addiction, Social Media & Our Youth”

B-8 James Woods, MD

“New Treatments for Depression, An Emphasis on Neurotransmitters”

B-9 Siri Khalsa-Zemel, MS,RDN

“Hungering: A Classic Grounded Theory Study”

4:30 PM

EVALUATION COMPLETION/TURN IN ~ CHECKOUT ~ LOBBY

Overall Conference Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will review and discuss neurodevelopmental, neurochemical and neurodegenerative linkages to novel therapeutic approaches to brain repair in schizophrenia.
  2. Participants will list paradigm shifts in the treatment and understanding of depression and suicide risk predictability, discuss rTMS and Ketamine for treatment-resistant depression, review pediatric bipolar disorder severe mood dysregulation (SMD), and Dysphoric Mood Dysregulation Disorder.
  3. Participants will list the pharmacological and clinical differences among the typical and atypical antipsychotic agents used in the treatment of schizophrenia and among the SSRIs, SNRIs, cyclic antidepressants and MAOIs in the treatment of depression.
  4. Participants will describe new legal requirements in treatment of pain in Tennessee, including prescription of opioids and when to include medication for detox and maintenance.
  5. Participants should be able to discuss and describe levels of resistance in reluctant clients, and discuss techniques to advance beyond resistance toward willingness, accountability and commitment to therapy and recovery.

Continuing Education Information

Physicians:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Education Credits

AMA: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs, NPs and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal. This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Nurses:

This program provides up to 12 contact hours through The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. The University of Tennessee College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NURSES SHOULD NOTE: ADDITIONAL one time $10 CE fee for The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing CE CERTIFICATE is payable at time of your registration. Fee covers CE certificate for one or both days.

Psychologists:

Knoxville Area Psychological Association (KAPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. KAPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. KAPA has designated up to 12 CE credits for attendees of the 18th Fall Psychiatric Symposium, 6 CE credits for November 5th attendance, 6 CE credits for attending November 6th. In accordance with American Psychological Association policies, No partial CE credits will be awarded to psychologists at either program. See the KAPA website, www.knoxvilleareapsychology.org for additional information on individual workshops including educational objectives and instructional level.

Psychologists will be required to sign in and sign out at each breakout session each day to comply with APA CE policies.

*American Psychological Association rules require attendance at both parts of multipart sessions to earn CE for that session.

PSYCHOLOGISTS SHOULD NOTE: ADDITIONAL $20 fee for non-KAPA members wanting CE credit from KAPA is payable with your registration.

Social Workers:

This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASW-TN 2016 – 0089) for up to 12 continuing education units for both days attendance.

Licensed Professional Counselors:

This program was approved by the Tennessee Mental Health Counselors Association (TMHCA), a division of the Tennessee Counseling Association (TCA) and chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), for up to 12 continuing education hours. TCA is an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). ACEP# 2043

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists:

LMFTs are required by the TN Licensure Board to earn “Soft CEUs” or contact hours. Contact hours earned equal the total number of hours attended. Attendees may earn up to 12 contact hours based upon actual attendance.

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors:

This training is approved by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Division of Substance Abuse Services, for up to 12 LADAC contact hours.

Professionals Not Listed:

Please note your accrediting organization may accept a certificate of attendance (contact hours) for attending the Fall Psychiatric Symposium. Certificates will be provided based on actual hours of attendance. It is the attendee’s responsibility to verify the accrediting body can accept and apply this certificate of attendance toward CE requirements they may maintain.

Hotel Accommodations

Call Mental Health Association (865-584-9125) for additional hotel information

Holiday Inn World's Fair, 525 Henley Street Knoxville, TN 37902

800-264-1579 or 865-522-2800 Booking Code: MHA

Online reservations

Directions:

Directions will be provided with your registration confirmation via email.

Please provide email on registration form.

Parking Information:

LEAVE EARLY & Arrive early for best parking. Parking is FREE (only) in the Holiday Inn parking garage AND Knoxville Museum of Art UPPER LOT.

Overflow parking at the Hilton Hotel Garage or Clinch Parking Garage is not free of charge.

Attire:

Business casual. Bring your sweater or jacket to put on or remove for your personal comfort.

Registration has closed.