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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship uses substance abuse treatment guidelines

Program

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

School, Department, or Center

School of Medicine, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry

Contact

Lauren Swager, MD

Description

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship; a 1 month equivalent in pediatric addiction psychiatry; Program uses the substance abuse treatment guidelines from the AACAP in terms of assessment and treatment. They receive structured didactics on substance abuse evaluation and treatment with a focus on motivational interviewing, harm reduction, and family based care. Training sites include the Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Center; Juvenile Drug Court; general outpatient clinic and C&A consultation/liaison service.  

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