Best Practices for Prescribing Psychiatric Medications
This webinar will look at the 5 types of depression noted in the Biodyne Model, each with a different etiology and ideal treatment approach. Bereavement will be discussed as separate from depression, and the ideal treatments will be presented.
Best Practices for Prescribing Psychiatric Medications (And Why Not to Prescribe for Grief and Bereavement) (50:37)
Webinar Slide Deck
Janet Cummings, PsyD, DBH, is the daughter of Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings, an internationally-recognized psychologist and a clinical social worker. Dr. Janet is the author of over two dozen journal articles and book chapters, and she has co-authored or co-edited ten books with her father. She served as adjunct professor at both the University of Nevada, Reno and The Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, MO. She was Co-founding Associate Director of the Doctor of Behavioral Health Program at Arizona State University, and served as a Professor and Co-founding Sponsor until 2014 when she decided to move the DBH Program to a different venue. She taught Pathophysiology and Psychopharmacology for the ASU DBH Program, where she received outstanding student ratings and was considered a favorite Professor. She currently teaches in the Doctor of Behavioral Health degree program at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies.