Program Description: 

 The Rural Psychiatry Grand Rounds Series presentations are designed to provide continuing professional development for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, residents, medical students, counselors, and other mental health care professionals. This activity will cover a broad range of applicable topics in the mental health field such as highlight current findings and treatment modalities related to psychiatric conditions, discuss concepts related to faculty development in the supervision of residents, promote concepts related to diversity and inclusion, and identify new areas of research and clinical interest in the fields of psychiatry and psychology. Our sessions extend via teleconference to mental health professionals in rural WI to areas with our rural psychiatry residencies as well as MCW and rural medical school campuses.

Key Words: 

  •  Mental health
  • clinical psychiatry
  • psychology
Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Distinguish between emotional support animal, service animal, and therapy animal
  • Summarize current literature regarding clinical role of emotional support animals
  • Define the process of emotional support animal certification
  • Define the laws related to emotional support animals
  • Present ethical considerations concerning emotional support animals


Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Directors:

Samantha Wildeman, PsyD



Julie George-Grosskopf, MD

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.











Samantha Wildeman PsyD
Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
02/02/2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm CST
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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