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Office of Educational Resources and Planning (OERP)

Conferences

The conferences coordinated by the Mental Health Conference Planning arm of the Office of Educational Resources and Planning (OERP) feature the top faculty and staff of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, as well as noted experts from throughout the world.  Our programs attract a regional, national and international audience. There is typically a registration fee charged to all participants, although there may be scholarships or discounts available.  See the individual program description for further details.

 

The Office of Educational Resources and Planning


The conferences coordinated by the Mental Health Conference Planning arm of the Office of Educational Resources and Planning (OERP) feature the top faculty and staff of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, as well as noted experts from throughout the world.  Our programs attract a regional, national and international audience. There is typically a registration fee charged to all participants, although there may be scholarships or discounts available.  See the individual program description for further details.   

 UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.

 

Please sign up for our newsletter at http://tiny.cc/OERPnewsletter to keep informed of our programming. 
 

Fall Conferences

Modern Day Ethics: Guns, Social Media and Clinical Dilemmas" on November 5, 2018 A three-hour ethics course - 1:00 p.m. until 4:15 PM - (registration begins at 12:15 PM) - UPMC Herberman Conference Center, 5150 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232  

 

Materials: Please click on the materials below to print out and bring with you. Social Media Tips and the PP presentations are split due to size. Please bring all sections if you're interested.
The Gun Talk
Social Media Tips 1

Social Media Tips 2

Social Media Tips 3
PowerPoint Presentation 1

PowerPoint Presentation 2

 

 

“35th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference” on November 16, 2018 at the Sheraton Station Square. Additional information and online registration can be found at https://upmc.asapconnected.com/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseId=183456 (see below for additional information)

 

"Integrative Approaches in Pain Management"  will be on December 1, 2018 at the Herberman Conference Center.  Discounted parking is available. Additional information and online registration can be found at https://upmc.asapconnected.com/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseId=184713.

 

And, our spring conference season is looking great. We'll keep you updated!

 

  • “3rd Annual Pittsburgh TiPS/SBIRT Conference” – March 22, 2019

 

  • "Essential Psychiatric Overview for Advanced Practice Providers" (great for nurse practitioners and physician assistants) – April 6, 2019

 

  • "The North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD) Annual Conference" (need not be a member of the society to attend) – April 11-13, 2019

 

  • "UPMC Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Conference" – April 13, 2019

 

  • “STAR-Center Conference” – May 10, 2019

 

  • “Child and Adolescent Bipolar Conference” – October 10, 2019

 

Department of Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

For additional information and/or to register online when details become available, please go to https://upmc.asapconnected.com/CoursesIndex.aspx, and search for the conference.

 

Other Important Conferences and Trainings!

13th Annual Immunization Update - Thursday, November 1, 2018 - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh – Monroeville - 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Register Here! More information is on the website!

Please contact Mary Rodgers Schubert, 412-624-9079 or  mschuber@pitt.edu for information

 

Human Trafficking in our community...What Health Care Professionals need to know.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) are collaborating to present this learning activity to increase awareness of the human trafficking problem in our area. Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery that occurs in every state. In 2017, the National Human Trafficking Hotline receive 3,771 calls regarding human trafficking, resulting into 914 cases in Pennsylvania alone. Health care professionals need to be able to recognize the signs of Human Trafficking and be aware of the local resources available to help the victims.

November 15, 2018

  1. Define Human Trafficking.

  2. Examine incidences of Human Trafficking in our community.

  3. Recognize possible red flag that may identify victims of Human Trafficking.

  4. Describe resources available in our community that can assist victims of Human Trafficking.

 Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
           300 West Station Square Drive
           Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Visit our webpage for more information!