Summer 2019 Newsletter
The Summer Edition of your Project TEACH
This newsletter highlights recent Project TEACH news, helpful downloadable resources on mental health, links to recent newsletters focusing on various clinical topics and upcoming training opportunities. Our goal is to help you stay up to date with news and information so you can make informed decisions for the patients and families in your practice.
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New Project TEACH Mental Health Downloadable Resources and Videos
We are eager to share these Parent-friendly downloadable resources and videos on specific mental health issues. To view the mental health topics below, as well as others, please visit the Resources for Parents and Family Members webpage.
Project TEACH and New York State American Academy of Pediatrics Monthly Newsletters
Written by Project TEACH Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in partnership with the New York State American Academy of Pediatrics (NYS/AAP), the newsletters provide information about important clinical topics identified by NYS pediatric primary care providers. Click the links below to read the most recent newsletters.
Continuing Education Event hosted by Project TEACH Region 2
Date: October 4, 2019
Program: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.: “Finding our Way – Healing our Traumatized Children”
Dr. Nancy Rappaport, a seasoned child psychiatrist and associate professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, provides a framework for intervention with traumatized children and their caregivers. As the author of the influential book The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, she will share the FAIR plan method of understanding and improving behavior in a challenging student.
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:
Please contact Kelly Pilkey at (518) 584-3600 ext. 3085 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Takeaways from Second Annual Forum on Innovative Practices in Prevention Science
The Project TEACH Second Annual Forum on Innovative Practices in Prevention Science was held on May 4, 2019, in New York City.
Evidence shows that preventive interventions can have profound, measurable, and long-lasting effects on the health outcomes of children and youth, including behavioral health outcomes. The goal for the Second Annual Forum was to discuss best practices for the practical implementation of early identification and treatment of psychosocial concerns in the pediatric primary care setting for the zero to five age range.
Below are some high-level takeaways from the Second Annual Forum: