Project TEACH 2020 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training Follow-Up Sessions

These are free follow-up conference calls that are taking place as a follow up to the two-day 2020 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training. The sessions will enhance your 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.


All scheduled calls are from 12-1 PM


Nov 10

ADHD: What to do when one stimulant fails

Carmel Foley, MD, Kristin McGinley, LCSW, Diane Bloomfield, MD

Learning Objectives

Compare and contrast the stimulants, non-stimulants, and novel therapies for ADHD, describing risks and benefits of each, along with relevant effective sizes for managing ADHD symptoms in youth.


Nov 17

Trauma: Screening

Victor Fornari, MD, Leslie Cummins, LCSW, Cori Green, MD

Learning Objectives

Discuss the various etiologies of trauma, and use and scoring of evidence-based screening scales and questionnaires to assess trauma.


Nov 23

Suicidality simulation

Sarah Klagsbrun, MD, Amy Lyons, LCAT, Cori Green, MD

Learning Objectives

Recognize and assess suicide risk for children and adolescents, including the use and scoring of the ASQ, and provide strategies for the creation of evidence-based safety plans.


Dec 1

School Refusal

Wanda Fremont, MD, Maureen Ryan, PsyD, Maureen Montgomery, MD

Learning Objectives

Recognize the presentation of school refusal, and provide strategies to effectively work with schools to ensure that children and adolescents have the best opportunities to learn at school from pre-kindergarten through high school.


Dec 8

Unipolar/Bipolar Depression simulation

Rachel Zuckerbrot, MD, Kate Carnicelli, LCSW, Amy Jerum, NP, DNP, Jessica Grant, MD, David Kaye, MD

Learning Objectives

Recognize the indications of pharmacological treatments of unipolar/bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.


Dec 15

ADHD simulation

Brett Nelson, MD, Leslie Cummins, LCSW, Amy Jerum, NP, DNP

Learning Objectives

Recognize the indications of ADHD in children and adolescents, effective treatment, and how to discuss the indications and treatment of ADHD with parents/family members.

The 2020 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training is at no cost to New York State Pediatric Primary Care Providers.

Accreditation: 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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration: 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.