Conference Information

2022/2023 Conference Schedule

 

Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Services

 
Virtual Ethics Training 

“Psychiatric Ethics in the Outpatient World: Nuances and Resolutions”
January 20, 2023

Free for UPMC Western Behavioral Health staff;
$15 for UPMC staff; $30 for all others.


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and to register.
Satisfies ethics requirements for licensure renewal
(three continuing education credits)!










Act 74 Training (2021-2023)
Virtual
Free for UPMC Western Behavioral Health staff; $15 for all others.
Satisfies suicide training requirement for license renewal (one continuing education credit)

 




The 2022 PRIDE Month Video Series are available at this link.  






Save the Dates for Upcoming UPMC WPH 2022 Conferences and Events!

Mark your calendars!
Details and additional conferences will follow!





Behavioral Health and Pediatric Primary Care Conference (TiPS)
March 3, 2023

Virtual and in-person attendance options.

Individuals working in primary care will be given priority for both
in-person and virtual attendance. Recommended for Pediatric Primary Care Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, and
Advanced Practice Providers (PA, DNP, CRNP)
who practice in the northwestern, and southwestern PA counties.







Star-Center Conference
May 5, 2023






Day of Self-Discovery
Only open to system users in Allegheny County 
June 8, 2023





Other Events!

 

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. 
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. 

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



Additional Continuing Education Credit Opportunities










Important Information for License Renewal
LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT licenses:
The deadline for your LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT license renewal is 
February 28, 2023.
It has been confirmed that all 30 continuing education credits can all be earned virtually/online. This is a permanent decision that was made by the Board of Examiners on Nov. 19. 2019.  The online presentations can be live or recorded. 
 
It’s important to have your certificates showing 30 CE credits before you apply for license renewal. Please keep your certificates for four years in case you get audited (you’ll need the certificates to prove that you earned the 30 CE credits). As a reminder… you need to include two (2) hours of the mandated Act 31 Child Abuse Reporter Training, three (3) hours in ethics, and one (1) hour in suicide prevention.
 
Psychology (APA) licenses:
All 30 hours required for the psychology license can be completed online/virtually, however, 15 of these hours must be done via a live webinar in real-time, where there is the ability to interact with the presenter.  Please remember… You need to have at least three (3) contact hours in ethics, one (1) contact hour in suicide prevention, and two (2) hours in child abuse recognition and reporting.

 

Don’t forget your child abuse training!!!
 
Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Center 3 Yes Mandated and Permissive Reporters Online
www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu
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PA Psychological Association 2 and 3 Yes Licensed Psychologists, Nurses, Physicians and Mental Health Professionals

Home Study and In Person  www.papsy.org

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