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Event DescriptionThe purpose of this workshop is to provide practical, case-based evidence informed strategies for managing the child or youth who is experiencing side effects with mental health medications. This presentation will be in an open forum format, and address different classes of medications and alternative strategies to mitigate adverse effects.
1. Understand factors behind why people experience medication adverse effects
2. Review principles behind side effect monitoring
3. Understand strategies for managing medication side effects
4. Empower youth, caregivers and clinicians to mitigate side effect impacts
Target Audience: Anyone who helps monitor the experience of medication prescribing to children/youth, including allied health professionals, case workers, physicians, CAS and residential workers, youth and parents.