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ADM8283 - Understanding Antidepressants: A Detailed Overview for Mental Health Clinicians

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    Title: Understanding Antidepressants: A Detailed Overview for Mental Health Clinicians
    Description: This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the most common antidepressants in use today. Upon completing this course, the trainee will understand the following:

    -The three major categories of antidepressants, their uses, contraindications and side effects
    -The newer dual effect antidepressants, their uses, contraindications and side effects
    -The role of the mental health clinician in working with clients who are taking antidepressants
    -The most recent information concerning the use of antidepressants in pediatric populations
    This course contains printable summary pages for each medication, providing a useful quick reference guide to antidepressants.

    This beginning-intermediate level course is primarily designed for clinicians in the early to intermediate stages of their career, or for clinicians reviewing basic concepts in this area.

    This course was written by Jeffrey Minassian, MD, Dr. Minassian is a board certified child psychiatrist who completed his residency in psychiatry, and his fellowship in child psychiatry at Emory University in 1984. He has over 18 years of private practice experience.

    Approvals: has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6071. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

 , Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program., Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 4 clinical continuing education clock hours. 


    This course is approved for 4 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:


    The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA

    States with their own approval process:

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193

    Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089  Contact at:

    Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405  Contact at: