New York, NY, USA
5 June 2009
Contact: Rochelle Thomas, Center for Continuing Medical Education, 630 W. 168th St., Unit 39, New York, NY 10025
tel: +1 212-305-3334; fax: +1 212-781-6047
This conference is designed for mental health professionals involved in the research and treatment of people with psychiatric conditions who have cognitive deficits. This course is designed to present information on the understanding and treatment of the cognitive deficits that commonly occur in many psychiatric conditions. Course participants will acquire knowledge about different approaches to treating cognitive deficits, how cognitive deficits can impact everyday functioning, the factors that influence a positive response to cognitive remediation, how medications affect cognition, and how to provide cognitive remediation to different psychiatric populations.