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Intensive Training: Child & Adolescent Mental Health for Primary Care Clinicians

Intensive Training: Child & Adolescent Mental Health for Primary Care Clinicians has ended. If you would like to know information on future intensive trainings, please email us by clicking here.

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Intensive Training: Child & Adolescent Mental Health for Primary Care Clinicians


Sun, Nov 5, 2023 - 8:45 am - 3:45 am


Mon, Nov 6, 2023 - 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Westchester Marriott
670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY

This Intensive Training Program Includes:

2 day training event + 3 virtual follow-up sessions = 15 CME credits.

Those who attended the 2 day training event are encouraged to attend as many follow-up sessions that your schedule allows. Clinicians who complete 14 CME hours and utilize the consultation line twice will receive a Certificate of Completion from Project TEACH.

This intensive training program enhances primary care clinicians’ skills to assess, treat and manage common mental health concerns in children and youth. This program includes the 2 day training and 3 follow-up sessions and is presented by Project TEACH’s team of child and adolescent psychiatrists and pediatricians.

Project TEACH is funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health and all services and events, such as this intensive training, are offered at no-cost to clinicians in New York State.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize the presentation, diagnosis, comorbidity, neurobiology, and current treatment options available for individuals with ADHD.
  • Assess depression in youth, and evaluate the treatment options for children and adolescents, including an assessment of the black box warning for SSRIs.
  • Differentiate common anxiety disorders and describe their assessments and treatment.
  • Recognize the behaviors resulting from trauma that require treatment, and evaluate the treatment options for children and adolescents.
  • Define pediatric bipolar disorder and provide examples of effective evidence-based therapies.
  • Understand symptoms of aggression as they present in children and adolescents and determine the next steps in treatment.
  • Integrate behavioral health assessment tools and treatment strategies into pediatric and family practices.
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.

Virtual Follow-Up Sessions

Attendees of the full-day intensive training are encouraged to participate in the follow-up learning session. This is a virtual, Zoom interactive event. Those who register and/or attend the November 4 th program will be sent the link to join this follow-up session.

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