Teen Depression and Suicide
David Shaffer, F.R.C.P. (Lond), F.R.C.Psych (Lond)
Irving Philips Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute
David Shaffer, MD, a world-renowned child psychiatrist and expert on adolescent suicide, will present a comprehensive overview of what we know about the underlying causes of youth suicide and the early identification on an evidence-based mental health and suicide risk screening program, developed as a direct outgrowth of his research on adolescent suicide.
Originally broadcast September 21, 2006
For the purposes of providing continuing education credits, this program was reviewed in December, 2008 and renewed until December 2010.
Dr. David Shaffer has been reimbursed for professional advice to counsel for Hoffman La Roche. He has also given advice without reimbursement to GSK, Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
These activities have been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-004 and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.