Psychopharmacology for the Integrated Behavioral Health Professional

Monday, April 29th, 2019 | 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This 4-hour psychopharmacology training is perfect for new Masters' or PhD level behavioral health providers, or those looking for a refresher on basic pharmacologic treatment strategies for major mental health diagnoses. This course was written and presented by a psychiatrist and licensed clinical social worker. Treatment strategies that will be covered include: Depression; Anxiety; PTSD; Bipolar; and Delusional Parasitosis. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about the history of psychopharmacology and early interventions used, as well as, engage in a pertinent discussion on the ethical issues clinicians face as they integrate with primary care.


  • Zachary Catir, LCSW – Mr. Catir, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and behavioral health consultant at Denver Health's Eastside Adult Clinic and Webb Internal Medicine Clinic. He completed his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice in 2011. Mr. Catir has a particular interest in psychopharmacology and homeless advocacy and has worked for several years with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. Since joining Denver Health, Mr. Catir has worked closely with Dr. Elizabeth Lowdermilk to develop a psychopharmacology training now being offered through the Denver Health IBH Academy.
  • Elizabeth Lowdermilk, MD – Dr. Lowdermilk is a board certified psychiatrist at Denver Health and subject matter expert for classroom training curricula on psychopharmacology in primary care. Dr. Lowdermilk completed both her medical school and psychiatric residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She also holds a Master's Degree in counseling psychology. Dr. Lowdermilk is an instructor with the Dept. of Psychiatry through the CU School of Medicine. She is also a former president of the Colorado Psychiatric Society.


  • Paid parking ($1.50/day) in Rita Bass Parking Lot - 190 W 6th Ave.
  • Free parking in Delaware Garage - 660 Delaware St.


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