Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current clinical research on ketamine’s safety, efficacy, clinical indications, and contraindications.

  • List current evidence-based practices for use of set and setting to optimize safe, effective, and ethical ketamine administration and dosing.

Instructor

Lead Trainer

Casey Paleos, MD

Casey Paleos, MD is a psychiatrist and researcher with over a decade of experience in the use of psychedelic medicines for the treatment of mental illness, dating back to his work, while still in residency training, as a study therapist in the landmark Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Study at NYU, where Dr. Guss was one of his mentors. Since then, Dr. Paleos was Co-Principal Investigator in the NYU-Bellevue Ketamine for Depression Study and has been treating patients in his private practice with both ketamine infusion therapy and ketamine-assisted psychotherapy since 2016. Presently, he is a study therapist and Principal Investigator, alongside Dr. Gorman, in the MAPS-sponsored MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD Phase 3 Clinical Trial, serves as Scientific Director at Mindbloom, Inc., and is a co-founder of Nautilus Sanctuary, a non-profit psychedelic research and clinical institution based in New York City.

Continuing Education Information

This course provides 1.5 hours of APA CE and NYSED CE for Psychologists, Social Workers, and LMHCs.

  • Fluence International, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0674

  • Fluence International, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0232.

  • Fluence International, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0167.

  • Fluence International, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

  • Fluence maintains responsibility for th is program and its content. For questions about CE for this program contact Selah Drain, Selah@fluencetraining.com.

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