After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Describe and understand what a Section 35 is.
2. Determine what people are proper candidates can be petitioned for treatment.
3. Understand the services provided in these facilities.
4.Consider whether this treatment outcome would have been appropriate for the presented case


Valerie Sharpe, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Medical Director, Women’s Mental Health Program
Baystate Medical Center 

Santiago Castro, DO
PGY3-Resident Physician
Department of Psychiatry
Baystate Medical Center


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.


None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
11/12/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management
  • 1.00 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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