Project TEACH 2021 Statewide Live Virtual Intensive Training Follow-Up Sessions

These are free follow-up interactive Zoom calls that are taking place as a follow up session to the two-day 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


May 11

12pm - 1pm

Eating Disorders

Victor Fornari, MD, Rachel Kaufman, MD, Kristin McGinley, LCSW

Learning Objectives

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


May 18

12pm - 1pm

Schooling in the Time of COVID

James Wallace, MD, Mary DeGuardi, MD, Amy Lyons, LCAT

Learning Objectives

Discuss the various modalities for schooling during COVID, and how to recognize associated stressors that require treatment for children and adolescents with preexisting mental health concerns.


May 25

12pm - 1pm

Self-Injurious Behavior

Eric MacMaster, MD, Maureen Montgomery, MD, Maureen Ryan, PsyD

Learning Objectives

Recognize and assess self-injurious behaviors in children and adolescents, effective treatment, and how to discuss the indications and treatment of self-injurious behaviors with parents/family members.

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

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 6 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 6 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.