Project TEACH 2021 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training

  • Step 1: Register and attend the Intensive Training
  • Step 2: Learn how to implement what you've learned into your daily practice
  • Step 3: Increase your application knowledge and earned credits through follow-up sessions
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2021 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training | Children's Mental Health for NYS Pediatric Primary Care Providers

Apr 11, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Apr 12, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

David H. Rubin, MD*, Nayla Khoury, MD, Victor Fornari, MD, Eric MacMaster, MD, Sarah Klagsbrun, MD, Rachel Zuckerbrot, MD, Marc Lashley, MD, James Wallace, MD, Zoya Popivker, DO, David Kaye, MD*, Carmel Foley, MD, Wanda Fremont, MD, Brett Nelson, MD, Maureen Montgomery, MD, Amy Jerum, NP, DNP, Jessica Grant, MD, Mary DeGuardi, MD, Rachel Kaufman, MD

*Course Directors

Zoom Interactive Call

The 2021 Statewide Live Intensive Training Will Include a New Module Focusing on Trauma-Informed Care and The Impact of Trauma on Children’s Mental Health

Virtual Live Training

This free two-day virtual intensive training enhances primary care providers’ skills to assess, treat and manage common mental health concerns in children and youth. It is presented by Project TEACH, a project funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health.

Course Descriptions

  • Trauma-Informed Care: This Intensive Training module addresses how to screen for and treat trauma in children and adolescents.

  • Depression: This Intensive Training module addresses how to screen for and treat pediatric depression.

  • Anxiety: This Intensive Training module addresses how to screen for and treat pediatric anxiety.

  • ADHD: This Intensive Training module addresses how to assess and treat ADHD, including adherence to treatment options.

  • Bipolar Disorder: This Intensive Training module addresses how to screen for and treat pediatric bipolar disorder.

Learning Objectives

Intensive Training – Virtual Live Program

At the conclusion of this program, learners will be able to:

  1. Recognize the presentation, diagnosis, comorbidity, neurobiology, and current treatment options available for individuals with ADHD.
  2. Assess depressions in youth, and evaluate the treatment options for children and adolescents, including an assessment of the black box warning for SSRIs.
  3. Differentiate common anxiety disorders and describe their assessments and treatment.
  4. Recognize the behaviors resulting from trauma that require treatment, and evaluate the treatment options for children and adolescents.
  5. Define pediatric bipolar disorder, and provide examples of effective evidence-based therapies.

Target Audience

New York State primary care and family practice physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nursing professionals, social workers, residents, and other mental health, primary care, and pediatric clinicians.

Module Topics:

Topic 1 Trauma-Informed Care
Topic 2 Depression
Topic 3 Reimbursement & Implementation
Topic 4 Anxiety
Topic 5 ADHD
Topic 6 Bipolar Disorder

2021 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training Follow-Up Session Dates:
April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25

All attendees are also eligible and encouraged to participate at no charge in six follow-up learning sessions with Project TEACH child and adolescent psychiatrists on a Zoom interactive call. You will have the opportunity to present cases, ask questions, and get direct feedback from faculty.

One credit will be allotted for each follow-up session:

The 2021 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training is at no cost to New York State Pediatric Primary Care Providers.

Credit Claim: All registrants will receive online instructions on how to access the Project TEACH Learning Management System to receive CME credits and complete the evaluation form.

Accreditation and Approvals


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 9 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.