Conference Information


2021 Conference Schedule


Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Services

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Registration is Open for CABS!!!


The 4th Biennial Child and Adolescent Bipolar Services Conference…
“Untangling Bipolar Disorder in Youth:
              Comorbidity, Differential Diagnosis and  Treatment”                                       
October 7, 2021
     Zoom/Virtual Event     


Save-the-Date for Upcoming Fall 2021 Conferences…  
Mark your Calendars! Details will Follow!



“2021 TransPride Pittsburgh Health and Wellness Conference”
October 14-16, 2021
                      Zoom/Virtual Event                      


“11th Annual Behavioral Health and Aging Conference”
October 28, 2021
Cumberland Woods Village Conference Center

The Center for Public Service Psychiatry Annual Conference…
“The Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health and Community Wellbeing”
November 5, 2021

Zoom/Virtual Event

“38th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference”
November 12, 2021
Zoom/Virtual Event

“Post-Pandemic Lessons Learned:  Improving Care Provisions and Service Delivery for Individuals with Disabilities”
December 10, 2021

Zoom/Virtual Event






Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Senior Services

Ageless Wisdom Train the Trainer
2021 dates

  • Monday, September 27, 2021 at 8am

  • Monday, December 6, 2021 at 8am

Ageless Wisdom is an interactive and experiential geriatric sensitivity training program. Objectives of the program are to: identify and experience normal changes as we age, identify and experience changes as a result of disease and disability associated with the aging process, discuss golden rules that outline strategies to manage the changes, and help the audience to view aging as a positive experience.

Ageless Wisdom offers a Train the Trainer opportunity in which individuals can become Trainers to present Ageless Wisdom to other individuals, such as an in-service training for staff members.

For questions or to register, contact Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Senior Services at 866-430-8742 or UPMC Senior Services.

This program can offer 4 hours of social work or nursing continuing education.
To learn more about this program, contact 866-430-8742 or



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Discover innovative research and patient-centered programs at the cutting edge of psychiatry and behavioral health sciences on the Psychiatry Advances podcast series.

Psychiatric, psychological, nursing, and rehabilitative professionals will enjoy this podcast from UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, a national leader in the innovative treatment of mental health and addictive disorders.

Meet the Host

Loren Roth, MD, MPH, is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. He continues to actively teach and work at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is also the former Chief Medical Officer of UPMC, as well as the previous associate senior vice chancellor for Clinical Policy and Planning, Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh.

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This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered medical or behavioral health advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgments when making recommendations for their patients. Patients in need of medical or behavioral health advice should consult their personal health care provider.

Stop the Bleed and Bronze Alert Trainings (UPMC Departments Only)

As a reminder, on a monthly basis we offer 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 at their site or via TEAMs,  or have any questions, please reach out to Jeff Magill (

Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is a pre-approved provider of SW credits, NBCC, and APA credits.