EPA Courses

The European Congress of Psychiatry will serve the educational mission of the EPA by providing high-quality Education Courses, covering all aspects of psychiatry. These 180 minute sessions will present advanced material on a chosen topic of practical relevance.

Pre-Registration for the courses is required.


​Registration for the EPA Courses is available only for the congress participants.

Switching courses will be permitted until 25 February, 2018 (one week prior to the Congress). 

To change a course you selelcted, please go to the "edit" link on your registration confirmation e-mail. 

​EPA Course Category​​Pre-Registration FeesOnsite Fees
EPA Course (each) 
(Country List A)​
€ 60€ 70
EPA Course (each) 
(Country List B)​
€ 40€ 50
​EPA Course 
(EPA Members)​
​Buy one course entry, receive the second course entry for free​ ​

CME/CPD Information

These courses will be fully accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and these credits are included in the total number of credits awarded to the Congress. Please CLICK HERE for further CME/CPD information

Spaces for the EPA ​Courses are limited - register now to ensure attendance at your requested course

A total of 15 courses have been chosen for the EPA 2018 Scientific Programme

* Course material will be available in due time to all registered participants.


EPA course title

course director

course material*

Saturday 3 March




EPA Course 01: ADHD in Adults: Etiology, Clinical Picture, Diagnostic Process and Multimodal Treatment

 Philip Asherson
Esther Sobanski
Josep Antoni Ramos-Quiroga


EPA Course 02: An Introduction to CBT for Psychiatrist

Stirling Moorey


EPA Course 03: Depression in the Elderly



EPA Course 04: Forcibly Displaced People and Mental Health: Basic Knowledge and Skills for Psychiatrists/Mental Health Workers

Marianne  Carisius Kastrup
Meryam Schouler Oçak
Levent Küey


EPA Course 05: How to Manage Delirium in the General Hospital

Antonio Barbosa
 Albert Diefenbacher
 Dan Georgescu


EPA Course 06: Leadership Skills in Psychiatry

Dinesh Bhugra


EPA Course 07: Screening Cognitive Impairments in Psychosis Using the Cognitive Assessment Interview

Joseph Ventura


EPA Course 08: Successful Publication in European Psychiatry, the Official Journal of the EPA

Andrea Fiorillo
Sophia Frangou
Reinhard Heun

Sunday 4 March


8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 09: The Pharmacological Management of Mood Disorders and Psychosis in Pregnancy and Lactation

 Angelika Wieck

8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 10: Management and Treatment of Suicidal Patients

Vladimir Carli
Marco Sarchiapone

8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 11: Non Invasive Brain Stimulation Methods (RTMS – TDCS): From Scientific Data to Practical Aspects

Chris Baeken
Franck Padberg
Emmanuel Poulet

Monday 5 March



8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 12: Patient-Centered Care: Shared Decision Making and Motivational Interviewing

Ellis Baron
Lieve De Backer

8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 13: Resilience, Grit and Emotional Intelligence: Key Qualities for Effectively Managing Your Professional and Personal Development

Grigore Radu

Tuesday 6 March



8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 14: The ABCs of the Clinical-Diagnostic Interview

Peter Handest
Andrea Raballo

8:00 - 11:30

EPA Course 15: Useful and Free Open Science Tools to Do Research in Psychiatry

Thomas Gargot

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