Psychiatric Grand Rounds

Cottage Health Department of Psychiatric and Addiction Medicine seeks to promote excellence and quality in our clinical care, introduce clinicians to recent advances that enhance treatment and provide a forum for discussion of topics that strengthen the relationship of psychiatry and addiction medicine to the broader Santa Barbara community.

We invite you to attend our monthly presentations the second Wednesday of the month at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

2019 Presentations

No RSVP or advance registration is required.

2020 Psychiatric Grand Rounds Schedule

Beginning in 2020, Psychiatric Grand Rounds will change to the 4th Tuesdays of the month, except for the months of February, May and July when it will be the 2nd Tuesday of those months.

2018 Presentation Archive

Continuing Education Units

Physicians: Please note that due to changes in the requirements to qualify for CME’s, Psychiatric Grand Rounds is no longer able to offer CMEs.

Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs (provider # 57341) and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital maintains responsibility for the program/course and its content.

Course approved for 1 contact hour for RNs by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #00252), through the Education Department, Cottage Health.

No RSVP or advance registration is required. Registration for course attendees requesting continuing education credit will take place prior to the start of the course.

CH Employees may receive the Continuing Education Completion Certificate through Healthstream. Free of charge for CH Employees.

Others: The completion certificate will be issued within 10 business days following receipt of the course evaluation and $15 fee. Detailed instructions will be provided at registration.

Grievances may be addressed directly to the Education Department.

If you are in need of special accommodation please contact the Education Department at 805-569-7325.

Opioids, Pain, Addiction, and the Brain

Opioids, Pain, Addiction, and the Brain Video

Cottage Health Director of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Dr. Paul Erickson, MD, discusses the neurology behind chronic pain, opioids, and addiction.

Saving the Brain

Acute and Chronic Pain and Addiction

Dr. Joseph Frawley - Acute and Chronic Pain and Addiction Video

Internal Medicine and Addiction Specialist, Joseph Frawley, MD, presents research that shows a connection between pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and addiction.

Prescribe Safe