Tuesday, January 29, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Shriners Hospital for Children, 7th Floor Auditorium


Accreditation:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


“Evidence Based Psychosocial Interventions for Prevention and Treatment of Major Depression”
presented by:

W. Edward Craighead, Ph.D., ABPP
J. Rex Fuqua Professor
Vice Chair of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Psychology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA


At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe efficacious and effective prevention and treatment programs for Major Depression amongst adolescents.
  2. Distinguish amongst the most efficacious psychosocial interventions for Major Depression.
  3. Integrate efficacious and effective psychosocial interventions into clinical practice.

Educational Method:  Lecture

Target Audience:  MDs, Residents, Students, and Alumni

Disclosure (Speaker)
Dr. Craighead has disclosed the following financial relationships with commercial interests:
Grant/Research Support:  NIMH, Brock Family Fund, Realan Foundation; Consultant: George West Mental Health Foundation; Major Stock Shareholders/Board: Board of Directors, Hugarheill, Icelandic EFC, and Other Financial/Material SupportBook Royalties, John Wiley and Sons Editorial Stipend, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice