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CAP Fellow Presentation:
The Role of the Clinician in Advocacy

Speaker:
Veronica B. Searles Quick, MD, PhD
Chief Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Discussant:
Marina Tolou-Shams, PhD
Professor in Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Highlight key equity and equality issues impacting mental health and health care
  • Discuss the importance of serving as a clinician advocate 
  • Identify tangible ways mental health clinicians can effectively engage in advocacy individually and through/within organizations
  • Discuss current examples of efforts being undertaken at the local, regional and national level to address, inequities in mental health care, including a discussion of current work at UCSF

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

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