Updates on Psychotropic Medications in Children for Foster Parents

David Lohr, MD- Medical Director - DCBS, Associate Professor, KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine

August 10, 2021

Training Description

This training explains drug categories for psychotropic drugs. The training explores the reasons for prescribing and "deprescribing" psychotropic medications in foster care. It discusses scenarios when foster parents should advocate for their youth in their home on being prescribed too many medications and when to advocate for reduction. The training describes informed consent and how this pertains to psychotropic medication.