Forensic psychiatrist to lead seminar

SUNY Oswego’s Institute for Professional and Organizational Development will feature a two-day interactive seminar, “Medications for the Brain,” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 at the Oswego State Education Center in Phoenix.

Dr. Paul Martin, a medical doctor and trained forensic psychiatrist, will provide information about the most commonly used psychiatric medications prescribed for children, adolescents and adults diagnosed with mental illnesses, as well as the effects these medications have when combined with other types of treatment.

Social service caseworkers, police, parole and probation officers, corrections employees, and school teachers and administrators will have an opportunity to ask questions, share their concerns and gain a better understanding of psychotropic medications.

The cost to attend this two-day, interactive seminar is $170 per person or $150 per person in groups of three or more from the same agency or business. Pre-registration is required. 

For a registration form or more information, call SUNY Oswego’s Institute for Professional and Organizational Development at 312-6430, visit or e-mail

The institute is dedicated to partnering with business, government and nonprofit organizations to develop and deliver customized employee training based on current and future business needs. Its mission, “Your Success Is Our Business,” focuses on bottom-line results.

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(Posted: Oct 04, 2006)