Behavioral Health Webinar Series

The Behavioral Health Webinar Series equips pediatricians with the knowledge and resources to support your patients.

What Next: Tips and Tools for Busy Providers After a Positive Suicide Screen

April 14, 2021 | 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Presented by: Meredith Chapman, MD & Kristen Beck, MD 

  • Join by Phone: 1-415-655-0001; Conference ID: 185 683 5693
  • Join by WebEx 

This session is eligible for 1.0 Category 1 CME credit upon completion of the CME Evaluation Survey.

Save The Date: 2021 Webinars

  • June 9: Oppositional Defiance Disorder/Conduct Disorder
  • July 14: Self-Esteem Management/Healthy Weight & Lifestyle
  • Sept. 15: School Anxiety/Avoidance
  • Nov. 10: Medication Management for Depression & Anxiety

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This Feels Like More Than Picky Eating... Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
Presented By: Casey Cottrill, MD, MPH and Jamie M. Keever, RD, LD, CLC

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Password: BHWebinar11November2020

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Teen Dating Violence

Presented by: Michelle Greene, DO, FAAP & Julie Griffith, BA

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Password: BHWebinar7October2020

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The Pediatrician's Role In Schools: Bridging Health and Education

Presented By: Sara Bode, MD

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Password: BHWebinar26August2020

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Today’s “Genderation” of Youth: The Clinical Approach and Ethical Dilemmas Across Development

Presented by Scott Leibowitz, MD

This session is eligible for 1.0 Category 1 CME credit upon completion of the CME Evaluation Survey.

Objectives

  • Identify the relevant terminology with respect to gender and sexuality constructs.
  • Examine the trends in the field regarding youth across development presenting with gender related concerns.
  • Appreciate an overview of the current ethical dilemmas that exist with respect to clinical decision making for children and adolescents presenting with gender related concerns.

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Sleep Strategies: Behavioral Strategies to Improve Sleep in Patients Ages Six Months Through Adulthood

Presented by: Jack Stevens, PhD

By the end of this presentation, attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe common parental misconceptions about child sleep.
  2. Describe different extinction-based strategies to improve sleep in infants, toddlers, and children.
  3. Describe different behavioral strategies to improve sleep in adolescents and adults.

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Systems of Care: The New Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion

Speaker, David Axelson, MD, discloses Other Activities with Remuneration Wolters-Kluwer / UpToDate. These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests. 

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Responding to Early Childhood Trauma in the Primary Care Setting

Presented by: Kristopher West, PhD

This session is eligible for 1.0 Category 1 CME credit upon completion of the CME Evaluation Survey.

Handout: 5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return 

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Behavioral Concerns; Helping Parents Manage Significant Disruptive Behaviors

Presented by: Cody Hostutler, PhD

This session is eligible for 1.0 Category 1 CME credit upon completion of the CME Evaluation Survey.

Session Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity:

  1. Participants should be able to name common reasons (i.e., functions) for disruptive behaviors. 
  2. Participants should be able to implement evidence-based interventions to decrease disruptive behaviors and increase adaptive behaviors that are brief and easy to implement within a primary care visit. 
  3. Participants should be able to improve their understanding of why implementation is difficult for caregivers and strategies to increase implementation fidelity. 

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Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Featuring: Kevin Stephenson, PhD and Jessica Scherr, PhD 

This session is eligible for 1.0 Category 1 CME credit upon completion of the CME Evaluation Survey. 

Session Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, 

  1. Participants should be familiar with and know how to administer the recommended screening tools for autism spectrum disorder as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 
  2. Participants should be able to accurately identify and recognize the first signs of autism spectrum disorder to improve developmental screening frequency and accuracy.
  3. Participants should be able to identify the next clinical steps and referral process(es) upon positive autism spectrum screening results. 

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Anxiety and OCD in Clinical Practice

Featuring: Heather Yardley, PhD

This session is eligible for 1.0 Category 1 CME credit upon completion of the CME Evaluation Survey.

Session Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. Identify anxiety and OCD in patients presenting in their clinic. 
  2. Provide appropriate treatment recommendations to patients as they wait for mental health treatment. 
  3. Make appropriate mental health referrals for youth who can not manage symptoms on their own. 

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