Module 2: Pediatric Drug Therapy: Psychotropic Medications for Challenging Behaviors and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders in Autism
David Camenisch, MD, MPH Clinical Psychiatrist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center; Consultant, Partnership Access Line; Psychiatric and Medical Consultant, Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
OBJECTIVES FOR LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
Learn about the epidemiology of psychotropic medication utilization and co-occurring psychiatric disorders in ASD.
Be introduced to guidelines and strategies of pharmacotherapy in children and adolescent with autism.
Improve their knowledge of medication strategies for treating challenging behaviors and co-occurring psychiatric disorders in ASD.