25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)

SSCP Presidential Address

Neurally-based Translational Models for Treatment Optimization

Friday, May 24, 2013, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Washington 5

Michelle G. Craske

Michelle G. Craske
University of California, Los Angeles

Neurally-based translational models of treatment will be contextualized within the domain of anxiety disorders. These will include behavioral and pharmacological therapeutic strategies that are derived from the neurobiological science of fear learning/extinction and of emotion regulation. In addition, technologies for implementing these therapeutic strategies, such as virtual reality and automated-training programs, will be described.

Continuing Education: 1 Credit

Learning Objectives

This address is designed to help you:

1. Describe the latest developments in neurobiological research that informs intervention strategies contextualized within anxiety disorders

2. Recognize behavioral and pharmacological translational strategies derived from neurobiological research, contextualized within anxiety disorders

3. Utilize technological tools for implementing translational strategies, contextualized within anxiety disorders

Continuing education for psychologists is sponsored by the Psychology Department at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (WHASC). The Psychology Department at WHASC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WHASC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Point of contact for the CE Program is Howard Garb. He can be reached at howard.garb@us.af.mil, or 210.671.4084.

Subject Area: Clinical

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