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NEW Fall 2014!


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The Office of Education and Regional Programming of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is pleased to announce our Fall videoconference series. Each videoconference is from 9 to 11 a.m. The topics include:

Seasonal Affective Disorders – DSM-5 Update (T289), September 10, 2014

Psychotic Disorders: Treatment Update (T288), October 8, 2014

Sleep Disorders and Pain (T290), November 12, 2014

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Comorbid Diagnosis and Treatment (T291), December 10, 2014


Winter 2015


The Office of Education and Regional Programming of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is pleased to announce its winter videoconference series. Please note times on each videoconference. The topics include:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Catatonia (T292), January 14, 2015 – 9am-11am – BST

MH/ID and Sex Offenders (T296), January 28, 2015 – 9am-11am –BST

New Dilemmas in Ethics in the Digital Age (T293), February 11, 2015 – 9am-12pm- BST (Please note time change)

Overdose Prevention and Response Training (T295), February 25, 2015 – 9am-11am – BST

Moms and Cops: Focusing on Families (T297), March 11, 2015 – 9am-11am - BST

Surviving After Suicide (T294), March 25, 2015 – 9am-11am -BST

For a fee of $500 per program, your agency/organization will receive the following:

  • Training by experts in their respective fields without having to travel

  • Bridging service to the videoconference (you just need to have videoconferencing equipment)

  • Continuing education credits

  • Your choice in selection of videoconferences. Subscribe to one or all of the programs.

If you would like to take advantage of this great opportunity for training during the winter months, or for more information, please contact Joanne Slappo, PhD, CPRP, CRC at 412-802-6918 or via email at slappojm@upmc.edu.

WPIC STAFF: WPIC staff are welcome to attend at the Biomedical Science Tower site (Room 104) at no cost. To register, please complete a registration form and fax or email back to Jennifer Lichok at lichoklj@upmc.edu

The entire 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 series can be viewed in our Webcast  Archive section. The Office of Education and Regional Programming thanks you for your continued support.

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If you are experiencing any problems accessing this information please E-mail Patrick Connell or call him at (412)802-6906

This page last updated 10/23/2014  

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