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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, May 1, 2015
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: "Improving Mental Health Treatment Engagement Among Older Adults with Depression"

Speaker: Jo Anne Sirey, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medical College

Target Audience: UConn Health faculty, residents, medical students, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe depression rates among older adults identified through home meal services. 2. Identify the components of the Open Door engagement strategy. 3. Recognize the challenges of engaging older adults living in non-mental health settings.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Sirey, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Sirey will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Contact:

Krystyna Lipinski x1283

UConn Health Psychiatry Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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