Treatment for Adults with Persistent Depression
Dr. Matthew Stanley presents on the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a safe and effective treatment for depression. This treatment has been changing lives for those suffering from depression throughout the country. TMS is proven effective in clinical trials with minimal side effects. TMS has been compared to Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in the research. ECT is a medical procedure in which a brief electrical stimulus is used to induce a seizure under controlled conditions. Its purpose is to treat mental health disorders such as depression. Learn more about the differences between TMS and ECT. This information with be beneficial to help your clients understand their treatment options for persistent depression.
Psychotropic medications continue to be a popular and helpful treatment for depression. Dr. Matthew Stanley will provide a high level overview of today’s antidepressants with an opportunity for dialogue and discussion.
Dr. Wallace Jackmon, PHD, LP of Avera University Psychiatry Associates shares his Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Approach when working with clients with depression. CBT is used to help a person learn to recognize negative patters of thought, evaluate their validity, and replace them with healthier ways of thinking.
2.75 Credit Hours will be applied to the South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners and 2.75 Credit Hours to the State of South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists.