Common Mental Health D/O in
Pediatrics: allopathic approach

3 PDA/CEUs in AZ (AZ Board approved)
(classes will be inclusive and ongoing )

PLACE:  AZ Medical Clinic
6064 N 16th Street Phoenix, AZ 85016
( just north of Bethany Home next to Golden Phoenix
Restaurant )
PHONE:
480-650-1047
email:     
az.medical@yahoo.com
PRICE   150.00$
WEBSITE: www.drsweeney.org

Instructor: Paul Sweeney DOM, Lic Ac., CMH
Certified in Pediatric Mental Health
l0 experience in Asia
Certified Uechi-ryu Martial Arts Instructor 4th dan
(Dr Sweeney is the only DOM in the USA also certified in pediatric
mental health)

Course Description
This course emphasizes the allopathic based assessment
and evidence-based management of common mental
health disorders in children and adolescents. Real case
studies from my clinical cases.

Course Overview
This course emphasizes the allopathic based assessment
and evidence-based management of common mental
health disorders in pediatrics. Tools for screening and
identification of common d/o as well as early intervention
will be highlighted. Contents for each d/o will include
epidemiology, incidence, early signs and warnings,
differential dx and sociocultural variations in evidence
-based management, psychopharmacological intervention
and MOA.

Course Objectives (all power point based)
*Discuss students general knowledge of mental health dx
*Case study intro and discussion
*Hypothesize about which children may be at higher risk
*Analyze signs and symptoms of most common d/o
*Screening tool introductions
*Analyze Western epidemiology, incidence, assessment,
differential dx of common d/o
*Evidenced based management of d/o
*Case study discussion and questions
*
Western Psychopharmacology of d/o (genetics, gene
expression, MOA, drug metabolism, research evidence,
placebos, addictions etc)
*Predictors and risk factors of d/o
*Explain differential diagnosis
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