Jly 25, 2024

2024.07.25 Children's Mental Health Lecture Series: Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents

July 25, 2024 


Vitural (Zoom)

Title of Presentation: Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents



Different classes of medications used in Children and Adolescents.

Common indications for use of medications, FDA approved vs “off-label”.

Adverse effects and recommended monitoring

Resources and Education for Families


Course Objectives:

 Basic understanding of psychotropic medications in Children and Adolescents

Using the knowledge learned for providing psychoeducation to youth and families

Have basic understanding of psychotropic medications in youth, knowledge about potential side effects and recommended monitoring. Use the knowledge for psychoeducation and being a patient advocate.


SHAMA FAHEEM, MD Psychiatrist (Board Certified Adult, Child & Adolescent)





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