Ten Questions About Kids and Medication Lecture CANCELED. Here’s the alternate plan…

Question MarkNOTE: The Skylight Financial Group event scheduled for this upcoming Saturday, June 15 has been CANCELED by the organizers. Our apologies to anyone who planned to attend.

Since there was lots of interest in the topic of frequently asked questions  about kids and medication , I’ll cover each of the questions I’d planned to address during the lecture in a blog series we’ll run through July, following our current series on the changes in diagnostic criteria included in the DSM-5.

I’d also be happy to answer specific questions from our readers about kids and medication I hadn’t planned to discuss on the days between posts in July. So, if you have questions about psychiatric medications and kids of general interest, post them below and I’ll tackle them next month. Obvious disclaimer: I can’t answer questions pertaining to an individual child’s condition or treatment-those questions need to be redirected to the child’s prescribing clinician. 

The slides we had planned to use for the lecture are embedded below.

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About Dr. G

Dr. Stephen Grcevich serves as President and Founder of Key Ministry, a non-profit organization providing free training, consultation, resources and support to help churches serve families of children with disabilities. Dr. Grcevich is a graduate of Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), trained in General Psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. He is a faculty member in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at two medical schools, leads a group practice in suburban Cleveland (Family Center by the Falls), and continues to be involved in research evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medications prescribed to children for ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is a past recipient of the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Dr. Grcevich was recently recognized by Sharecare as one of the top ten online influencers in children’s mental health. His blog for Key Ministry, www.church4everychild.org was ranked fourth among the top 100 children's ministry blogs in 2015 by Ministry to Children.
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