Practical Approaches to Child Psychiatry: Upcoming Caregiving Webinar

April 2016 Webinar Announcement

Mark your calendars for our upcoming MFLN Military Caregiving professional development webinar entitled, ADHD, Anxiety, and Autism: Practical Approaches to Child Psychiatry.

 Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Event Location: ADHD, Anxiety, and Autism: Practical Approaches to Child Psychiatry

This interactive webinar session will be provided by a board certified child psychiatrist that will focus on two very common disorders in childhood, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and anxiety. As a military service provider, the webinar will also provide an opportunity for you to learn more about the mysteries of Autism Spectrum Disorders and practical ways parents and caregivers can help manage these disorders.

Key learning objectives include:

  • Differentiate psychiatric disorders from typical sociocultural variants.
  • Better appreciate the diagnosis and management of 3 common child psychiatric conditions.
  • Identify mental health providers and their areas of expertise.
  • Discuss medication treatment options for these common concerns.

You will be required to register for the event in order to join. We will be offering 1.0 continuing education (CE) credit from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for credentialed participants, as well as Certificates of Completion for those interested in receiving training hours.

Brian J. Dixon, M.D., Executive Director of Progressive Psychiatry and board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist will be presenting. Dr. Dixon’s experiences include teaching, community mental health, and private health care arenas. Dr. Dixon has said that ‘he has had the great fortune of working with kids in multiple settings and has learned that the field of child psychiatry is often misunderstood from multiple angles.’ To learn more about Dr. Dixon visit, Progressive Psychiatry.

Interested in Joining the Webinar?

To join the webinar, simply click on ADHD, Anxiety, and Autism: Practical Approaches to Child Psychaitry. The webinar is hosted by the Department of Defense APAN system, but is open to the public.

If you cannot connect to the APAN site, an alternative viewing of this presentation will be running on Ustream. Mobile options for Ustream are available on all Apple and Android devices.


This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on April 8, 2016.

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