Departmental Conference Series/Grand Rounds

UNM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Domenici Center East Building, Auditorium: Room 1220
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


May Presentations

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
MRS Research on Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators in Schizophrenia

Laura M. Rowland, PhD
Associate Professor
Neuroimaging Research Program
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Theraplay: Evidence Based Play Therapy to Utilize with
Children and Their Families

Courtney Lewis, MA LPCC RPT-S IMHE-III
Owner, Clinical Director, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and Infant Mental Health Specialist

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Ethical and Legal Issues: Determining Capacity

Chamiza Pacheco de Alas, JD
Associate University Counsel
HSC Office of University Counsel

Anne R. Simpson, MD, CMD
Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine/Division of Geriatrics
Rust Professor of Ethics & Director UNM SOM Institute for Ethics
Associate Vice Chancellor for African American Health
Executive Director, UNM SOM Black Health Resource Center

Rosalyn D. Nguyen, Esq.
Associate University Counsel
HSC Office of University Counsel

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

June Presentation

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Understanding and Intervening with Complex Developmental Trauma in Childhood

Margaret Blaustein, PhD
Director of Training and Education, The Trauma Center at JRI (Justice Resource Institute)

This is the final grand rounds for this academic year.


The University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, is accredited by the Accreditation Council of CME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this continuing medical education activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The UNM Dept. of Psychiatry is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. This program is acceptable for 1.0 hours for Counselors who attend.

UNM, as an institution of Higher Education, is an approved provider of continuing education for Psychologists.

The New Mexico Board of Social Works Examiners, as of January 2005, no longer accredits /certifies Social Work Continuing Education Credit. They do, however, recognize CEU’s approved of by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and other specified organizations. As The UNM Department of Psychiatry Departmental Conference Series/Grand Rounds is approved to offer NBCC credit, Social Workers attending and signing the attendance sheet will be able to use the earned CEU’s in meeting their licensing renewal requirements in the State of New Mexico.