A Psychopharmacology Primer for Behavioral Health Providers
About the Workshop

This intermediate workshop will provide therapists and behavioral health workers with a general overview of the field of psychopharmacology. Topics will include medications commonly used for behavioral health clients in a community mental health setting, how to recognize adverse reactions to medications, and practical strategies for improving medication adherence. 

About the Instructor

Dr. Paul Thomlinson, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and currently serving as Executive Director of the Compass Health Research Institute. Dr. Thomlinson has been an investigator on several national community behavioral health psychopharmacology studies, and has served on the faculties of several universities and graduate schools where he has taught health psychology and psychopharmacology courses.

Contact Jennifer Frye at jfrye@compasshn.org with questions or to request accommodations.
There is no known commercial support for this program.

June 3, 2022
1:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
Virtual via Cvent
Link to Join Included in Confirmation Email
Cost: $50.00
3 CE credits are available for attendees
present for the entire program.
Completion of the post-program course
evaluation is encouraged.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the most commonly used classes of medications for behavioral health clients.
  • Explain indications and contraindications for commonly used psychoactive medications.
  • Recognize adverse reactions to common
    psychoactive medications.
  • Describe the importance of medication
    adherence for behavioral health clients, and strategies for improving adherence.

Compass Health Network is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Compass Health Network maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Compass Health Network
1800 Community Drive
Clinton, MO 64735
(844) 853-8937
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