Additional Trainings and Education Opportunities

This section will help you access additional trainings that you may find useful. We will post UPMC and University of Pittsburgh trainings and events so that our readers are kept updated as much as possible. 

If you’d like your event listed, please send the information in a Word document to Doreen Barkowitz

Long Shadow of Childhood Trauma (Documentary)
https://www.wqed.org/childhood-trauma 

#RecoveryIsBeautiful Training


Please feel free to share your invite with others (or) please tell others about this FREE training series with CEU. They can be added to the email list by contacting Joni, at this email address: watsonj3@upmc.edu.

UPMC Mercy’s First Addiction Medicine Lecture Day
UPMC Mercy Clark Auditorium
September 30, 2022 | 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
In-person Option for UPMC Employees
Virtual Event via Microsoft Teams Open to All

Registration required
UPMC Mercy’s Addiction Medicine Lecture Day will consist of seven lectures covering a breadth of topics relevant to health promotion and maintenance of persons living with addiction, with a focus on the hospital as an engagement opportunity.

Addiction Medicine/Addiction Psychiatry Journal Club
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/96584542736
Occurs the first Wednesday of every 1 month(s) from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Please e-mail Payel Roy at roypj@upmc.edu with any questions.

Addiction Medicine & Addiction Psychiatry Lecture
Didactic lectures will be held on the third Wednesday every other month from 12 – 1 PM.
A case conference will alternate with the lecture series.
When: Sep 21, 2022, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic:  SUD Treatment in Jail
Presenter:  Jon Lepley, DO (University of Pennsylvania)
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclfuGhrDstHt21s2bB-caaJlGz9CSXg0Dn
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Please e-mail Julie Kmiec at kmiecj@upmc.edu with any questions.

Addiction Medicine & Addiction Psychiatry Case Conference 
Case Conferences will be held on the third Wednesday every other month from 12 – 1 PM.
The case conference will alternate with a lecture series.
When: Oct 19, 2022, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclfuGhrDstHt21s2bB-caaJlGz9CSXg0Dn
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please e-mail Julie Kmiec at kmiecj@upmc.edu with any questions.

2022 TransPride Pittsburgh Health and Wellness Conference 
Virtual Event
October 6-8, 2022

To register: 2022 TransPride Pittsburgh Health and Wellness Conference

 All Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Diverse community members and their immediate caregivers or parents can register for free and will have access to all content, including the professional sessions.

KEYNOTES:

  • Avatara Smith-Carrington (they/them), BA, JD – Staff Attorney at Lambda Legal
  • Cecelia LaPointe (they/them), BA, MA, “Ojibway – Anishinaabe Two-Spirit Identity”
  • Ellie Zara Ley (she/her), MD, “Feminizing and Masculinizing Gender Affirming Surgeries”
  • Elle Lett (she/her), PhD, MA, MBiostat, “Moving from Transgender Visibility to Transgender Justice”
  • Naomi Green (she/her), MBA, “What’s a Rainbow Without The Color – The Importance of Allyship”
TOPICS INCLUDE:
Understanding Gender Diversity, Transgender Theory in Clinical Practice, Autism, Trauma and Trans, Play Therapy, Eating Disorders, Assessment & Depathologization, Specialized Mental Health Care, Gender Dysphoria and Mood Disorders, Building Resiliency, Letter Writing, Gender Identity in Research, Informed Consent in Research, Intersex Patients, Prevention and Screening, Labs, Complicated Cases, Endocrinology, Affirming Hospice/Palliative Care, Access/Care in Rural Areas, Adolescent Medical Decision Making, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Inclusive Physical Therapy, Gynecologic Care, Affirming Voice Modification, Legal Advocacy, Insurance Advocacy, Community Perspectives, Empowerment Through the Art of Ballroom, Community Poetry, Community Art

Theiss Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
at UPMC Western Behavioral Health 

presents

      Basic Training in Child Trauma 

 
Friday, October 14, 2022
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Virtual event (see below for registration link)

Session Overview:

Understanding how early traumatic experiences impact child and adolescent development, identity, and behavior is critical to providing quality mental health care. This training will explore the impact of child trauma on brain development, personality, relationships, and behavior. It will also provide a detailed discussion regarding how early attachments impact mental health and the influence of intergenerational trauma on child and family functioning. This training is appropriate for all mental health professionals working with children and adolescents.

Target Audience: Mental health professionals working with children and adolescents.

Presenter:

Teri Pentz, MS, LPC, NCC, IMH-E®–Infant Mental Health Mentor (Clinical)
Supervisor, Behavioral Health Therapy

Theiss Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma, UPMC Western Behavioral Health

Registration:

UPMC Staff register online at:
https://teams.microsoft.com/registration/Ptc9i3JOeUaxkVbaFYhxKw,LpoBRc5TU06cdlPfSaYSgg,p0QpW8dTbUyXobiv0PNYlw,ze8Qs76QNUqPt0GasuV0lQ,VWwWZUUzgUmac2vb7W4tYA,Odlf4mnguk64GsU_zMlZsA?mode=read&tenantId=8b3dd73e-4e72-4679-b191-56da1588712b

Non-UPMC Staff register online at:
https://rebrand.ly/9xdd5gi

There is no cost to attend the event. Those seeking Continuing Education Credits will pay a $30 certificate fee, payable to Education and Consultative Services at www.upmc.com/pay/EduConsSvcs (3 CE credits). Please include the course name and code when paying.

Questions or concerns regarding registration may be directed to Patrick Webster at websterp3@upmc.edu or 412- 439-8580.

 

Psychiatry Advances Podcast

https://psychiatry.pitt.edu/catch-upmc-western-psychiatric-hospital-podcast-psychiatry-advances

Psychiatry Advances Podcast

STOP THE BLEED AND BRONZE ALERT TRAINING (For UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital staff)
As a reminder, on a monthly basis the Crisis Team offers the Stop the Bleed and Bronze Alert Trainings. These trainings occur monthly on the 1st Thursday 7a to 8am and the 4th Monday from 3pm to 4pm.

If any department would like to schedule this 60-minute in-service or have any question, please reach out to Jeff Magill (magilljo@upmc.edu).

Department of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pittpsychiatry/