Long-term patterns of medication use in the MTA follow-up, and relevance to recommendation #12 of the AACAP Practice Parameter for ADHD
Learning Objectives

  • Define “consistent treatment” as the duration of uninterrupted treatment with stimulant medication in the long-term follow-up of the MTA.
  • Describe treatment selection biases based on association of baseline and outcome variables with initiation and duration of uninterrupted treatment.
  • Characterize the longitudinal trajectories of medication use as annual observations of frequency (% Days Treated per year) and intensity (Absolute and Relative Daily Dose for days treated).
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Behavior Problems

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training

Friday, September 27, 2019

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Adults caring for children often have questions about how to set clear expectations and manage behavior effectively. Especially when children exhibit challenging behaviors, adults want to know exactly how to address these situations with strategies that promote positive behavior, good social-emotional development, and increased self-esteem. The Child Mind Institute's B.E.S.T. Program (Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training for parents, nannies, and caregivers) provides just this sort of preparation. Informed by the most up-to-date research, clinicians provide adults with a structured training experience aimed at the teaching and immediate application of practical techniques for effective behavior management.

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Evidence-Based Practices: A Reckoning
Learning Objectives:

  • Enhance the listener’s understanding of the complex structure of psychopathology.
  • Illustrate for the listener the variable course of pediatric onset psychiatric illness.
  • Address the limitations of current empirically supported therapies in treating complex mental disorders.
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Pharmacokinetics and treatment of ADHD
Learning Objectives

  • Describe the pertinent parameters of methylphenidate metabolism and disposition.
  • Understand how methylphenidate and structurally related compounds can interact uniquely with alcohol.
  • Describe the role of the hepatic enzyme carboxylesterase 1 (CES1) in the metabolism of methylphenidate, and how genetic variants can influence the concentrations of methylphenidate in carriers vs non-carriers.
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Child Mind Institute Events

The Ninth Annual On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

Please join us for our 9th annual celebration of scientific achievement in child and adolescent psychology, psychiatry and developmental neuroscience and those laying the groundwork for future discovery.

With special presentations on research in personalizing, streamlining and scaling evidence-based interventions for youth mental health.

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Child Mind Institute Events

Special Education Symposium

Friday, October 25, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Join the Child Mind Institute for the 2nd annual Special Education Symposium, a full-day workshop for parents of children in grades K-12 with language-based learning disabilities — including challenges with listening, speaking, reading, writing, spelling and mathematics.

This symposium brings together experts from the fields of advocacy, school placement, school admissions, finance, and special education law to provide information and practical tools for navigating the school system.

Agenda includes panels about evaluations, interventions, legal challenges, and admissions processes for local public, private, and learning support schools.

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Child Mind Institute Events

2019 Child Advocacy Award Dinner

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cipriani 42nd Street

Please join us on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 as we celebrate the Child Mind Institute’s tenth anniversary at our Child Advocacy Award Dinner honoring co-founder Brooke Garber Neidich. The evening program will be hosted by Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos.

6:00 pm: Cocktails
7:00 pm: Dinner and Program (Business Attire)

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Starrette at emily.starrette@childmind.org or call 646-625-4343.

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Behavior Problems

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training

Friday, December 6, 2019

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Adults caring for children often have questions about how to set clear expectations and manage behavior effectively. Especially when children exhibit challenging behaviors, adults want to know exactly how to address these situations with strategies that promote positive behavior, good social-emotional development, and increased self-esteem. The Child Mind Institute's B.E.S.T. Program (Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training for parents, nannies, and caregivers) provides just this sort of preparation. Informed by the most up-to-date research, clinicians provide adults with a structured training experience aimed at the teaching and immediate application of practical techniques for effective behavior management.

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Behavior Problems

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training

Friday, February 28, 2020

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Adults caring for children often have questions about how to set clear expectations and manage behavior effectively. Especially when children exhibit challenging behaviors, adults want to know exactly how to address these situations with strategies that promote positive behavior, good social-emotional development, and increased self-esteem. The Child Mind Institute's B.E.S.T. Program (Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training for parents, nannies, and caregivers) provides just this sort of preparation. Informed by the most up-to-date research, clinicians provide adults with a structured training experience aimed at the teaching and immediate application of practical techniques for effective behavior management.

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Behavior Problems

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training

Friday, April 17, 2020

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Adults caring for children often have questions about how to set clear expectations and manage behavior effectively. Especially when children exhibit challenging behaviors, adults want to know exactly how to address these situations with strategies that promote positive behavior, good social-emotional development, and increased self-esteem. The Child Mind Institute's B.E.S.T. Program (Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training for parents, nannies, and caregivers) provides just this sort of preparation. Informed by the most up-to-date research, clinicians provide adults with a structured training experience aimed at the teaching and immediate application of practical techniques for effective behavior management.

To get more information click here.

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