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, Lic Ac., CMH
Certified in Mental Health
l0 experience in Asia
Certified Uechi-ryu Martial Arts Instructor
(Paul Sweeney is the only Acupuncturist in the USA also certified in
pediatric 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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