In this course we will talk about the six classes of psychotropic medications, what they treat, and how to administer for maximum effectiveness. We will also discuss what foster, adoptive, and kinship parents can do to make sure that their child is on the medications needed. The instructor will be Dr. Adam Langenfeld, a Developmental Pediatrician at Children's Minnesota Hospital. He also has a Ph.D. in chemistry.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 3 mental health issues that can be successfully treated with psychotropic medications.
  • List 2 symptoms of anxiety in children.
  • List 3 common side effects of psychotropic medications.
  • Explain a parent's role in advocating for the least amount of medication needed.

Outline for Understanding Psychotropic Medications.pdf

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.