Annual Meeting

Addictions and Their Treatment Course


AAAP Addiction and their Treatment course offered in conjunction with AAAP 26th Annual Meeting and will be held December 2-4, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, California.

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Who should attend?
The Addictions and Their Treatment course is designed to help in the preparation for the ABPN examinations for subspecialty certification and recertification in Addiction Psychiatry. The course is recommended for: PGY-V residents, general psychiatry residents, and periodically for all academic and treatment personnel to stay updated on the most recent trends in the addiction field. It is equally relevant to junior faculty and clinicians as well as experienced practitioners.

Both General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry require knowledge of Addiction Psychiatry/Medicine. The expanded (20 hours) Addictions and Their Treatment course will assist diplomates as they prepare for their Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements and/or to anyone preparing for a MOC examination. AAAP will continue to develop CME activities to assist those preparing for MOC.

Course Director
Kevin Sevarino, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Newington Mental Health Firm, Connecticut V.A. Healthcare System, Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine and University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Joji Suzuki, MD,  Brigham and Women€™s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Topics Include

Click here to view the 2015 Addictions and Their Treatment course  schedule.

Emerging Drugs
Adolescent Addiction
Forensic Issues in Addiction
Pain and Addiction
Tobacco Use Disorders and Smoking Cessation
Psychosocial Treatments
Medical Comorbidities
Alcohol Use Disorders
Screen/Brief Intervention and Prevention
Sedative/Hypnotic Addictions
Non-Substance-Based Addictions
Opioid Use Disorders
Dual Diagnosis – Affective and Anxiety Disorders
Substance Use Disorders in Adults and Transitional Youth with ADHD
Psychostimulant Use Disorders
Women and Addiction
Urine Toxicology Testing

Course Materials

The registration fee includes a syllabus that contains slides with accompanying text, bibliographical information, and sample exam questions. The Addictions and Their Treatment materials will be available to purchase by March 2016.