The Psychiatric Society of Virginia's fall meeting for 2018 is entitled "Fighting Stigma in Mental Healthcare." The presentations will inform the participants on: 1) Providing competent and affirming psychiatric care to transgender individuals, 2) Stigma in substance use disorders and trends in addiction policy, 3) Gain a better understanding of how culture affects stigma, 4) Hear updates on mental health parity law in Virginia, 5) Understand the impact of stigma surrounding mental illness, including the impact to patients in the therapeutic relationship, and 6) Discuss the impact of negative attitudes about aging and how to combat ageism. These are all intended to inform those who practice medicine in order to improve decision-making and delivery of health care services to our patients.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the Psychiatric Society of Virginia. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Psychiatric Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Scientific Session = 5.5 hours
Friday Breakout Session = 2.5 hours
Poster Session = 1.0 hour