Bipolar Disorder: Making the Diagnosis

The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Presenter: Vivian Kafantaris, MD

Past Event

Friday, January 25, 2019

9:00 am – 10:30 am EST

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Event Description

Dr. Vivian Kafantaris is a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder. She and her team have designed and completed several NIH-funded randomized controlled treatment trials in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Dr. Kafantaris has a longstanding interest in developing evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents with severe psychiatric illnesses. She has more than 20 years of experience in the conduct of clinical trials in children and adolescents and has published extensively on the use of lithium in adolescents with bipolar disorder and the efficacy of other mood stabilizers for the treatment of non-bipolar aggression.

CME Accreditation:

Northwell Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits ™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:

Northwell Health adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All relevant conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

Planner and Speaker’s Disclosures: 

Harold Koplewicz, MD, Ron Steingard, MD, and John Q. Young, MD, have nothing to disclose. Vivian Kafantaris, MD, has nothing to disclose.

Recognition of Program Support:

An announcement of program support will be made to all attendees at the beginning of each Regularly Scheduled Session.