Each week hear from specialists in the field on the latest research and treatments in behavioral and mental health. Curated and moderated by Linda Halpern.
September 20 • Course Introduction; Debora Cole-Duffy, LICSW, Retired Clinician (former Director of Pittsfield ServiceNet Outpatient Behavioral Health Center) Current Neuroscience Research; Andrew Gerber, MD, PhD, Medical Director/CEO, Austen Riggs Center; Associate Clinical Professor, Columbia University.
September 27 • Current Trends in Neuroscience Research: An Evidence Based Approach; Andrew Gerber MD, PhD, Medical Director/CEO, Austen Riggs Center, Associate Clinical Professor, Columbia University.
October 4 • Suicide Prevention; Jane G. Tillman, PhD, ABPP, Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research, Austen Riggs Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center.
October 11 • Addiction; Jennifer Michaels, MD, FASAM, Medical Director, Brien Center; Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
October 18 • Mood Disorders in the 21st Century; Chris Biernacki, Physician Assistant, Berkshire Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and the Brien Center; Adjunct Instructor, Westfield State University.
October 25 • Panel on Services in the Berkshires; representatives from the Brien Center, ServiceNet, The Clubhouse (an agency of Berkshire Pathways), and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Moderated by Debora Cole-Duffy.