Cutting Edge  Topics in Tourette Syndrome

April 10, 2021  -  Virtual Conference


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Cutting Edge Topics in Tourette Syndrome


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive

7 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) Credits for learning and change.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Jointly provided with the Tourette Association of America, Long Island Chapter and the Long Island Center for Tourette and Associated Disorders.

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Northwell Health and Tourette Association of America, Long Island Chapter. Northwell Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements


Physicians: Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nurses: Northwell Health designates this activity for 7.0 ANCC contact hours.


Physician Assistants: Northwell Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 7.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Psychologists: Northwell Health designates this activity for 7.0 APA CE credits for psychologists.


Social Work: Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health, Inc., is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Boards for Social Work as an Approved provider of continuing education for licensed social work. #SW-0128


Verification of Attendance: will be provided to all professionals.

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Course Directors

Cathy L. Budman, MD

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Director, Long Island Center for Tourette & Associated Disorders


Jane Zwilling, PsyD


Tourette Association of America, Long Island Chapter Chair, Education/Advocacy Co-Director, Youth Ambassador Program Co-Director, Long Island Center For Tourette and Associated Disorders

Voluntary Attending Psychologist Department of Psychiatry, Zucker Hillside Hospital


Program Faculty

Heather Adams, PhD*

Shannon M. Bennett, PhD*

Laura L. Braider PhD

Kate Callan, BA*

Susan Conners, MEd

John Herrion, Esq.

Robert J. Jaffe, MD*

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD

Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD*

Peter E. Morrison, DO*

Amy Vierhile, DNP, RN, PPCNP-BC*

Conference Coordinated by

The Office of Continuing Medical Education

Mary B. Strong, MA – AVP, CME

Michelle Harris, MHA – Senior CME Program Administrator

Maureen King – Project Manager

Program Agenda






 CME Welcome

Mary B. Strong, AVP, OCME, Northwell Health



 Introduction and Overview of Tourette Syndrome

Cathy L. Budman, MD and Jane Zwilling, PsyD



 Neuroscience and Neuromodulation/Surgery

Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD and Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD



 Evidence-based and Novel Treatments for Tics

Peter E. Morrison, DO and Shannon M. Bennett, PhD



 Break/Virtual Resource Room



 Psychiatric Co-occurring Conditions and Treatments

Robert J. Jaffe, MD and Cathy L. Budman, MD



 Legal and Education Rights for Tourette Syndrome

John Herrion, Esq.



 Questions and Answers-All Speakers



 Lunch/Virtual Resource Room



 Panel Discussion

Adult and Youth Ambassadors Panel



 Workshop Series I


  1.  Education and Advocacy

  2. Susan Conners, MEd; Kate Callan, BA 

  3. Young Adult Transition

  4. Laura Braider, PhD; Heather Adams, PhD; Peter E. Morrison, DO 

  5. Disruptive Behaviors in Tourette Syndrome and Co-occurring Disorders

  6. Cathy L. Budman, MD; Robert J. Jaffe, MD 

  7. First Encounter with Primary Care Providers

  8. Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD; Jane Zwilling, PsyD; Amy Vierhile, DNP 

  9. CBIT: A Basic Overview

  10. Shannon M. Bennett, PhD



 Workshop Series II (Choose one session to attend)

(Repeat Series I Topics and Speakers)



 Closing Remarks

Cathy L. Budman, MD and Jane Zwilling, PsyD



 Program Concludes