Webinars

In addition to our online modules and in-person trainings, BHECN regularly hosts webinars on a variety of topics related to behavioral health.

Recorded Webinars

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Not All That Swings is Bipolar: Diagnosis and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder is a frequent source of distress both to patients and practitioners in primary care settings. Despite sharing the complaint of “mood swings” with bipolar disorder, it is a distinct diagnosis with its own symptoms, course, and treatment. This course will address the differential diagnosis of mood swings to assist the primary care physician in the diagnosis and management of borderline personality disorder.

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To Predict and Prevent:  Assessment of the Suicidal Patient

Suicide is a major public health issue often involving primary care providers. This seminar will examine the demographics and risk factors associated with suicide, best practices for the assessment of suicidality, and appropriate interventions for primary care physicians. This activity targets prescribers who treat patients with depression, to include primary care, internal medicine, family medicine, psychiatric, and pediatric providers, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

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More Than We Bargained For:  Metabolic Side Effects of Antipsychotic Medications

Antipsychotic medications are widely used not only to treat psychosis, but also mood and other disorders.  Among the long-term effects of these medications are weight gain, diabetes, and dyslipidemia.  These metabolic side effects pose a major risk to patients and are not always addressed appropriately.  This webinar will examine the nature and consequences of these metabolic changes, clarify the relative risk of individual medications, and outline steps that can be taken to monitor and mitigate the problem.

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Refractory Depresssion Webinar

Refractory Depression Webinar Series

Refractory, or treatment-resistant depression, is a condition in which major depressive disorder does not respond to treatment. As many as two-thirds of people with depression aren’t helped by the first antidepressant prescribed, and up to a third don’t respond to several attempts at treatment. What steps can be taken for patients in this situation? This two-part webinar is designed to equip primary care providers with evidence-based treatment strategies to handle this difficult clinical situation.

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Infant Mental Health Webinar

The first years of life provide the basis for children’s mental health and social-emotional development. 

The information presented in this webinar can assist anyone who serves young children, including, teachers, law enforcement officers, attorneys, mental health professionals and others.

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