Hosted by Acadia Healthcare's Treatment Placement Specialists®, and Sierra Tucson
Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
9:00am-9:45am AZ / 12:00pm-12:45pm EST | Presentation
9:45am-10:00am AZ / 12:45pm-1:00pm EST | Q&A
(1 CE Credit Offered)
Please note: This is a virtual CE Webinar held via Zoom. Links to be sent following registration.
Join us for an interactive discussion led by Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal, MBBS, MD, FAPA, Chief Medical Officer at Sierra Tucson. In this presentation we will discuss the different pathophysiological processes underlying depression. We will review current evidence for approaching patients with difficult to treat presentations using conventional and complementary medicine modalities. In addition, we will discuss the latest developments in conceptualizing treatment resistance and novel, experimental treatments that are under investigation.
Please note: This event is for Clinicians and Providers only. Registration is required to attend.
1. Define depression and treatment resistant depression.
2. Discuss pathophysiological processes implicated in the clinical presentation of depression.
3. Describe evidence-based conventional and integrative treatments for depressive disorders.
4. Review novel and experimental approaches for difficult to treat depression.
About Our Speaker:
Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal, MD, has been an integral part of the medical staff at Sierra Tucson since 2018, serving as Director of the Mood Program and Associate Medical Director before being named Chief Medical Officer in January 2020. Dr. Chhatwal came to Sierra Tucson by way of the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry where she continues to serve as an Assistant Professor. She believes each individual has a unique, authentic story, and is grateful to all those who have entrusted her with their stories.
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Chhatwal is responsible for managing the medical department, which includes psychiatrists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, as well as overseeing the integrative care team and applied neuroscience department. She strives to ensure consistent, high-quality patient care through the optimization of internal processes that help increase provider face-time with patients. In addition, Dr. Chhatwal leads the facility’s mental health education outreach efforts at national and international conferences and seminars to promote the importance of integrated and integrative care for successful, sustainable recovery.