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When the Holidays Aren't So Happy 2014

Depression and substance abuse in teens will be the topic of an upcoming conference co-sponsored by The Counseling Center at Yorktown Heights.

On Wednesday, December 3rd The Counseling Center at Yorktown Heights is co-sponsoring the 21st Annual Conference "When The Holidays Aren't So Happy", with Student Assistance Services Corporation and Four Winds Hospital. The topic this year is "Clinical Strategies for Assessing and Intervening with Depressed and Substance-Abusing Youth".

This is a conference for professionals who will be provided with clinical strategies for assessing depression and intervening,  as well as treating depressed/substance-abusing teens and young adults. Up to 5.5 CASAC and CPP hours were applied for, and there are workshop options including "BULLYING, DEPRESSION, & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: CLINICAL CONNECTIONS" or "FAMILY TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR DEPRESSED & SUBSTANCE ABUSING YOUTH".

The event will be at the Abigail Kirsch Tappan Hill Mansion, at 200 Gunpowder Lane in Tarrytown, New York. The conference runs from 8 am until 3:15 pm, and lunch is provided. Registration is at this Eventbrite link.

Speakers:

The speakers will be addressing clinical strategies for youth suffering under depression and substance use disorders, with the following presentations:

Marianne Chai, MD, Medical Director of the New York Center for Living - Topic: Depression And Substance Abuse: Clinical Connections

Sofya Maslyanskaya, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore - Topic: Adolescent Medical Conditions That Cause Depression

Steven Kipnis, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Albany Medical College - Topic: Substance Induced Depression

Robert White, DNP, RN, APN, BC, Supervising Nurse Practitioner - Topic: Treatment For Co-occurring Disorders
by The Counseling Center Blog on Nov. 26, 2014, 7:03 p.m. archive

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