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37th Richter Conference

37th Annual Arthur B. Richter Conference

Diagnosis and Treatment of DSM-5 Autism Spectrum Disorders
February 28, 2014
The Ritz Charles
Carmel, Indiana

Registration has closed for this event. Some walk-in spaces may be available, but are not guaranteed.

Course Description:

The 37th annual Arthur B. Richter Conference in Child Psychiatry, sponsored by the IUSM Department of Psychiatry, Section of Child Psychiatry, and the Riley Hospital for Children Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, will provide a forum for information exchange among physicians, psychologists, therapists, social workers, nurses, and other allied mental health professionals. The conference will provide empirically-based information regarding current best practice applications for assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders and provide thoughts on future directions for research.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • define, assess, and apply current diagnostic criteria;
  • analyze and evaluate recent findings on screening of younger children;
  • discuss best practices for care of patients with autism spectrum disorders; and
  • recognize and use local community resources.

Agenda:

7:30 am                    Registration and continental breakfast
8:45 am                    Welcome David Dunn, M.D.
9:00 am                    Autism: How We Got Here

Bryan King, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital
10:30 am                  break
10:45 am                  Self-Injurious Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Exploring the Neurobiology & Pharmacologic Treatments

Cassie Karlsson, M.D., IUSM Psychiatry             
11:45 am                  lunch provided
1:00 pm                    DSM-5 and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Lumping and Splitting

Bryan King, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital
2:00 pm                    Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of Self-InjuriousBehavior in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Jill Fodstad, Ph.D.
3:00 pm                    break
3:15 pm                    Moving Forward: Therapeutic Targets in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Bryan King, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital
4:15 pm                    adjourn

Speakers:

Jill Fodstad, Ph.D., HSPP, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry; Department of Psychiatry, IUSM; Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana

Cassie Karlsson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry; Department of Psychiatry, IUSM; Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana

Bryan King, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Seattle Children's Autism Center; Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington

Accreditation Statement:

For Physicians: Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For Psychologists:  The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Section of Psychology, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Section of Psychology, maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Designation Statement:

For Physicians: Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commendurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Psychologists:  The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Section of Psychology, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Section of Psychology, maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 5.5 CE credits can be earned at this continuing education activity. Full attendance at this program is required to receive credit, per APA policy. CE certificates will be provided to requestors at the conclusion of this conference at the registration table. Please note this CE credit is for psychologists only.

Faculty Disclosure Statement:

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in an IUSM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity. 

Note:

While it offers CME credits, this activity is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

Registration Fees:

Non-IU Physicians/Psychologists             $135

IU faculty, staff, & all others               $120

IUSM Dept Psychiatry STAFF only $50

Refund: A 50% refund is available if cancellation is provided in writing no later than February 21, 2014. Refunds can be requested by replying to the payment confirmation email you received.

Attendance Certificates:

The Indiana University School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education will issue certificates of attendance to Nurses, Social Workers, Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, and others needing an attendance certificate. Verification of the acceptance of a CME certificate by outside agencies is the responsibility of the registrant.

CME certificates and certificates of attendance will be e-mailed after the program to the email address with which you registered.  Please allow 4 weeks for certificate processing.

CE certificates for psychologists will be distributed at the conclusion of the program at the registration table.

Special Accommodations:
We want everyone to feel welcome at this and other department events. If you need a special accommodation to participate in this program, we will try to provide it. Please contact Kellie Hindman at kmhindma@iupui.edu at least 5 business days prior to the event.

Location:
The Ritz Charles is located at 12156 North Meridian Street in Carmel, Indiana. Parking is abundant and free.