University of Rochester Program

The First Encounter: Evidence-Based Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management of Tic Disorders for Primary Care Providers

A series of short videos address topics such as: recognition/diagnosis of tics; evidence-based management of tic disorders and co-occurring conditions; social, educational, and lifespan issues. We close with a ‘Mock Assessment’ to illustrate key elements for the initial assessment.

What are Tics / Tic Disorders? Getting to Know Your Patient

Presented by: Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Special Considerations for Assessment of Tic Disorders at Virtual Healthcare Visits

Presented by: Jonathan W. Mink, MD PhD; University of Rochester Medical Center

Treatment of Tic Disorders

Presented by: Amy Vierhile, DNP RN; University of Rochester Medical Center

Assessment & Management of Co-Occurring Conditions: Medical & Psychosocial Treatment

Presented by: Robert J. Jaffe, MD; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics

Presented by: Shannon M. Bennett, PhD; Weill-Cornell Medical College

Educational Concerns with TS and Associated Disorders

Presented by: Susan A. Conners, MEd; TAA Greater NY State Chapter

Transitioning to Adulthood with Tourette Syndrome

Presented by: Peter E. Morrison, DO; University of Rochester Medical Center

It Takes a Village (The role of the TAA Chapters)

Presented by: Helene Walisever, PhD; TAA New York Hudson Valley Chapter

First Encounter Visit for Tics: Basic Questions for Brief Assessment (Mock assessment)

Presented by: Cathy L. Budman, MD; Jane Zwilling, PsyD; Long Island