Social work department offers free Tourette syndrome seminar on March 8

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- Northeastern State University's Department of Social Work is partnering with the National Tourette Syndrome Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to present a free seminar about Tourette Syndrome and other comorbidities.
 
The seminar is March 8 from 9 a.m. – noon in the Administrative Services auditorium at NSU-Broken Arrow. It is free to social work students and professionals who work in the human service field.
 
Dr. Cathy Budman will present the lecture. Budman is the director of the Movement Disorder Program, an outpatient psychiatry program at North Shore University Hospital in New York City.
 
“It’s up to date information about Tourette syndrome, and disorders connected to it, that will help professionals in their field,” said Carolyn Cox, instructor of social work.
 
Cox said the lecture will cover disorders such as ADD, ADHD, OCD, mood disorders and learning disabilities in addition to Tourette syndrome. Budman will also discuss methods of diagnosis and treatment.
 
This is NSU's first seminar to focus on Tourette Syndrome. Cox said the social work department has hosted successful conferences in the past and expect this seminar to be productive.
 
After the lecture resources will be available to attendees which cover all topics discussed.
 
To register for the seminar visit www.tsaseminarbaswk.eventbrite.com. For more information call Cox at 918-444-3531.

Published: 3/7/2013 1:53:01 PM

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