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connections wellness group cme events 2024

We understand the critical role you play in supporting the mental well-being of your patients. Staying up-to-date on the latest advancements in mental healthcare is essential to providing the best possible care. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of continuing medical education (CME) options specifically focused on helping you excel in the field of mental health.

Upcoming Free CME Events

All events are in-person with virtual options available

Featured presenters Jaylia Bitner, LMFT-S, and Debra Atkisson, MD, will focus on enhancing psychotherapy skills specifically tailored for the primary care team. Whether you’re a physician, nurse, or other healthcare professional, this event is perfect for anyone looking to improve their mental health support for patients.

When: June 14, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 4907 South Collins Street #suite 121 Arlington, TX 76018

Virtual option available!

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the steps in using supportive therapy techniques in a patient encounter.
  • Integrate supportive psychotherapy techniques into treatment strategies with patients for psychological and medical wellness.
  • Describe factors needed to document the psychotherapeutic intervention.
  • Identify the availability the patient has for mental health resources in their communities.
 

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Join us for an engaging and informative session with featured presenters Catherine Richardson and Dr. Debra Atkisson.

This event, hosted at Connections Wellness Group’s Green Hills location, is perfect for primary care professionals looking to enhance their skills in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from experts in the field and network with fellow healthcare professionals. Register now to secure your spot!

When: Friday, July 12, 2024, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 2000 Richard Jones Road #Suite 100 Nashville, TN 37215

Virtual option available!

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This event is a must-attend for primary care physicians looking to enhance their skills in assessing suicidal risk. Join us in person at Connection Wellness Group’s Rockwall, TX, location for a comprehensive session on identifying and managing suicidal patients. Earn CME credits while gaining valuable insights from mental health expert speakers Casey Green, MD, and Jaylia Bitner, LMFT-S. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to improve patient care and expand your knowledge!

When: Aug. 9, 2024, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 1005 West Ralph Hall Parkway #suite 201 Rockwall, TX 75032

Virtual option available!

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Join us for an engaging in-person event where we will dive into the world of Substance Use Disorders. Learn about the recognition of these disorders and explore various treatment approaches to help those in need with featured presenters Casey Green, MD, and Shawn Hamm, MD. The event will be held at one of Connection Wellness Group’s Memphis, TN, locations, so mark your calendars and come ready to expand your knowledge in this important area of healthcare.

When: Sept. 13, 2024, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 6401 Poplar Avenue #500 Memphis, TN 38119

Virtual option available!

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Come join us for an exciting event focusing on Mood Disorders! Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, this event is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge. Our expert speakers Dr. Uppalapati and Darren Shang will cover a range of topics related to mood disorders at Connection Wellness Group’s Denton, TX, location. Don’t miss this chance to network with colleagues and learn from the best in the field.

When: Oct. 11, 2024, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 3312 Teasley Lane Denton, TX 76210

Virtual option available!

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Come join us for an informative session on ADHD diagnosis and treatment! This event will be held at Connections Wellness Group’s Willow Park, TX, location. Learn from experts Dr. Nizami and Dr. Saraiya and network with other healthcare professionals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in managing ADHD.

When: Nov. 8, 2024, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 141 JD Towles Drive
Willow Park, TX 76087

Virtual option available!

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the common elements and disease burden of untreated ADHD.
  • Explain the diagnostic criteria for ADHD in children and adults.
  • Describe the elements needed to diagnose ADHD.
  • Identify psychiatric conditions that may present with symptoms like ADHD.

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Come join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the ethical implications in psychiatric treatment, led by Debra Atkisson, MD. This event will be held at Connections Wellness Group’s Plano, TX, location, but feel free to join us virtually if you can’t make it in person. Get ready to delve into important topics and connect with fellow professionals in the field. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with others who share your passion for ethical psychiatric care.

When: Dec. 13, 2024, 12-1 p.m. CT

Where: 6101 West Plano Parkway #suite 240 Plano, TX 75093

Virtual option available!

Learning Objectives

  • Restate the rules of confidentiality related to psychiatric treatment.
  • Define the concept of therapeutic boundaries.
  • Discuss risk factors that can predispose to a therapeutic boundary violation in treatment.
  • Explain the appropriate documentation needed for psychiatric treatment encounters.
  • Define the ethical dilemmas that can occur related to safety for the patient and the patient’s community.

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In support of improving patient care, these activities have been planned and implemented by the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and Connections Wellness Group. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.