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Professionals Track

Breakout Session Friday 3

By July 26, 2017 No Comments

TIME: 3:00pm-4:30pm
DATE: Friday, October 13
ROOM: Davis
SPEAKERS: Dr. Jesse Viner, CEO, Yellowbrick

How Neuroscience Informs Treatment

Code S06 :: Seminar Session :: 1.50 CE hours

Session Description

There is an explosion of neuroscience research which is providing new insights into brain functioning in health and illness. This research is challenging traditional perspectives on diagnosis and approaches in treatment. This presentation is an evolving effort to organize and integrate what we are learning about the brain into a coherent model for understanding and working effectively with the difficulties of those who seek our professional assistance. Both those in training and master clinicians will find something new and of value in this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Review neuroscience research on brain maturation in emerging adulthood.
  • Describe a coherent model for integrating neuroscience research into a strategy for treatment with emerging adults.
  • Discuss the implications for integrating neuroscience research into supportive and in-depth psychotherapies.

About the Presenter

Dr. Jesse Viner, CEO, Yellowbrick
Following his education at Yale, The Chicago Medical School, Northwestern University Medical School Psychiatry Residency and The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Dr. Viner has four decades of experience applying the knowledge of psychiatry and psychoanalysis to the challenge of creating meaningful and pragmatically effective treatment programs. He is a national expert in the areas of trauma recovery, eating disorders and severe personality disorders. He has served on the faculties of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis where he also served seven years on the Board of Trustees, and as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Viner is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is the recipient of the Illinois Psychiatric Society 2016 Award for Excellence & Innovation in Clinical Services.