Pediatric Behavioral Health: Best Practices for Primary Care_Online
To enhance the knowledge of providers and staff regarding pediatric screening for behavioral health issues.
Doctors (Family practice/pediatricians), Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and staff
Suggested Additional Reading:
Aman M, Leone S, Lecavalier L, Park L, Buican B, Coury D. The Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form: typical IQ Version. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2008 Jul;23(4):232-42. doi: 10.1097/YIC.0b013e3282f94ad0. PMID: 18545062.
Swanson JM, Schuck S, Porter MM, Carlson C, Hartman CA, Sergeant JA, Clevenger W, Wasdell M, McCleary R, Lakes K, & Wigal T. (2012) Categorical and Dimensional Definitions and Evaluations of Symptoms of ADHD: History of the SNAP and the SWAN Rating Scales. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 10(1), 51-70.
Wolraich, Mark & Lambert, Warren & Schuchman, Melissa & Bickman, Leonard & Simmons, Tonya & Worley, Kim (2004) Psychometric properties of the Vanderbilt ADHD diagnostic parent rating scale in a referred population. Journal of pediatric psychology. 28. 559-67.
Faulstich ME, Carey MP, Ruggiero L, et al. 1986 Assessment of depression in childhood and adolescence: An evaluation of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC). American Journal of Psychiatry. 143(8):1024-1027.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the epidemiology of behavioral health conditions in children and adolescents.
- Recommend best practices for screening and treatment for the most common behavioral health disorders, and when to refer out.
- Identify the range of referral and consultation resources available to support the care of pediatric patients..
- Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA, FAAP Pediatrician at Hamilton Health Center, an FQHC in Harrisburg, and Senior Medical Director in Pediatrics at UPMC Health Plan
- Debra Zeh, RN, BSN - Senior Director, Quality Improvement & Provider Performance (UPMC Health Plan) at UPMC
- Andrea Sweeney, RN - Sr. Manager Performance Improvement, Quality
- Martha M Yablonsky, MSEd, NCC, LPC, Clinical Director, Behavioral Integration UPMC Health Plan .
- Alin J. Severance, MD - Medical Director, Behavioral Health Services, UPMC Health Plan; Associate Medical Director, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician (CME) The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing (CNE) The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance