2019 Statewide Grand Rounds
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to do the following:
1. Recognize the ways in which many of our clients are predisposed to impulsivity and related
violence by long-standing biological and social stressors.
2. Understand pharmacological strategies for the treatment of acute aggression as well as the
preventative treatment of aggression.
3. Identify at least three (3) benefits of therapeutic communication in relation to client interactions and
Continuing Medical Education
Provided by the NYS Office of Mental Health Medical Director
Bureau of Psychiatric Services & Research Institute Support
Continuing Medical Education Credit
The New York State Office of Mental Health’s Bureau of Psychiatric Services & Research Institute Support is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Bureau of Psychiatric Services & Research Institute Support designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work Continuing Education Credit
State of New York Office of Mental Health SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0227. Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSWs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) who attend this class in its entirety will receive 1.5 contact hours toward renewal of their social work license.
NYSPI Pardes Building, 1st Floor
Senior Forensic Advisor to the Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Michal Kunz, MD
Clinical Director, Kirby Psychiatric Center
Clinical Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine
Joseph DiPrisco, RN
PMCS Coach, Pilgrim Psychiatric Center