NJCTS Grand Rounds Sessions provide clinicians with expert advice on recognizing and treating Tourette Syndrome
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2008
Somerville, NJ – New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders in partnership with Bergen Regional Medical Center is pleased to offer grand rounds sessions on October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
NJCTS is the group behind the world’s first TS DNA Shaing Repository located at Rutgers University. The genetic materials collected through this endeavor are available to qualified researchers studying Tourette Syndrome. For more visit http://www.tourettesyndromeresearch.org.
NJCTS Grand Rounds Sessions feature national experts advising professionals on how to identify and treat the signs and symptoms of Tourette Syndrome. Family practitioners, pediatricians, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other mental health and education professionals involved with the treatment and care of children and adolescents are welcome to attend. Sign up by calling NJCTS at 908-575-7350 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Topics to be discussed:
Evaluating behaviors and determining if Tourette Syndrome is present when children/adolescents exhibit behaviors associated with mental health and behavioral disorders such as anxiety, OCD, depression, ADD/ADHD, and school phobia, etc.
Evaluating and examining the need for collaboration among psychiatry, neurology, psychology and social services for treatment of Tourette Syndrome.
Identifying the latest treatment modalities and be able to select and develop the most appropriate treatment plans.
Identifying the most frequently used medications (generic names only) for treating Tourette Syndrome and the associated mental and behavioral health disorders.
When: October 21, 2008 ~ 10:30 a.m.
Where: Bergen Regional Medical Center, Paramus NJ
Building G Auditorium
Presenter: Dr. Robert King
Professor of Child Psychiatry
Yale University Medical School
Medical Director of the Yale University Child Study Center - Tourette Syndrome Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic
Register: NJCTS 908-575-7350 or e-mail email@example.com
NJCTS is a collaboration among TSANJ, Rutgers University and health professionals across New Jersey.