Primary Care Psychiatry Update 2015: Ongoing Challenges

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Date(s) - April 25, 2015
11:45 am - 5:00 pm

Lindner Center of HOPE Gym


Lindner Center of HOPE, in partnership with the Association of Philippine Physicians in Greater Cincinnati, Inc. (APPGC) Invites you to a Continuing Education Lecture (4CME/CEUs)

April 25, 2015 (Saturday)

11:45 AM- 5:00 PM

Lindner Center of HOPE

4075 Old Western Row Rd, Mason, OH 45040



11:45AM: Registration Opens 12:15- 1:00 PM: Lunch Provided 1:00- 5:00 PM: CME Lectures

Fee: $40 for MDs and $20 for Non-MDs


Treatment Resistant Depression

Nelson F. Rodriguez, M.D., FAPA, Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychiatrist

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the burden and definition of treatment resistant depression.
  2. Understand emerging concepts and theories about depression.
  3. Express familiarity with management and treatment approaches for treatment resistant depression.

Recognition and Management of Eating Disorders

Anna Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC, Lindner Center of HOPE, Director of Administrative Services, Harold C. Schott Foundation Eating Disorders Program, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify symptoms of and diagnose the three main types of eating disorders across age and gender
  2. Better understand current evidence-based treatments for eating disorders
  3. Comprehend the levels of care and referral network available for treatment of patients with eating disorders for the Greater Cincinnati Area

Behavioral Addictions:  Understanding gambling, pornography, compulsive shopping and gaming addictions

Chris J. Tuell, EdD,LPCC-S, LICDC, Lindner Center of HOPE, Clinical Director of Addiction Services University of Cincinnati, Department of Counseling, Adjunct Professor, Addiction Studies

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the basic principles related to Behavioral Addictions, as well as the role of the addictive brain in this process.
  2. Understand the key issues associated with individuals exhibiting Behavioral Addictions, as well as the unique characteristics of each type.
  3. Understand the similarities and differences between Behavioral and Chemical Addictions and the implications it has upon treatment strategies.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):  Practical and Effective Treatment

Robin Arthur, PsyD, Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief of Psychology; University of Cincinnati, Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry; Xavier University, Adjunct faculty for the Department of Psychology

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Articulate an overview of DBT: research and populations who benefit
  2. Describe how DBT is different from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  3. List the four modules that comprise DBT
  4. Practice with mindfulness techniques



This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Cincinnati and the Lindner Center of HOPE. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Cincinnati designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Ohio Psychological Association under approval number P099-311067501 (2010-2012) approves the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry for 4 mandatory continuing education credits for Ohio Licensed Psychologists.

Lindner Center of HOPE has been approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist Board as an APPROVED PROVIDER (#RSX090801) for social work continuing education units and as an APPROVED PROVIDER (#RCX071001) for counselor continuing education units. This program has been approved for 4 clock hours of CEU.



The opinions expressed during the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Cincinnati. The information is presented for the purpose of advancing the attendees’ professional development.

CMEs and CEUs offered. Check in at Welcome Center. Free parking.

RSVP by April 10, 2015 to Pricila Gran at or at 513-536-0318.