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Spring 2024 Intensive Training: Child & Adolescent Mental Health for Primary Care Clinicians Syllabus

Day 1 - Sunday, April 14, 2024

9:00-9:40 am


Introduction & Overview

9:40-10:00 am

Project TEACH Overview and the Importance of Assessment

David Kaye, MD
Module Topic 1: ADHD (10:00 am - 12:15 pm)

10:00-10:35 am

Assessment of ADHD with case presentation (Bart)

Molly Scharf, MD

10:35-11:15 am

Treatment of ADHD "Incorporation into Your Practice/ Table Activity"

Diane E. Bloomfield, MD

11:15-11:55 am

Trickier questions for trickier kids

Jason Herrick, MD

12:15-1:00 pm

Lunch Break

Module Topic 2: Depression and Suicide (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1:00-1:30 pm

Assessment and Diagnosis of Adolescent Depression

Diane E. Bloomfield, MD

1:30-2:00 pm

Management and Treatment of Adolescent Depression

Jessica Grant, MD

2:00-2:15 pm

SSRI initiation: Talking to Teens and Parents (Table Activity)

Amy Schwab Jerum, DNP

2:30-2:45 pm


2:45-3:30 pm

Differentiating Unipolar/Bipolar Depression and Considering SSRI Activation (Panel and Grp Discussion)


3:30-3:50 pm

Suicide Assessment and Management in Pediatric Primary Care

James Wallace, MDDavid Kaye, MD

3:50-3:55 pm


3:55-4:25 pm

Patient Simulation: Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk in Real World Practice

James Wallace, MDDavid Kaye, MDZoya Popivker, D.O.Diane E. Bloomfield, MD

4:25-4:40 pm

Safety Planning with Suicidal Teens and their Parents (Table Activity)

James Wallace, MDZoya Popivker, D.O.

4:55-5:00 pm

Evaluations and Wrap-Up

Day 2 - Monday, April 15, 2024

8:30-8:45 am

Welcome, Housekeeping and LC Introduction- Day 2

David Kaye, MD
Module Topic 3: Trauma, Loss, and Trauma Informed Care (8:45 am - 9:05 am)

8:45-9:05 am

9:05-9:25 am

9:25-9:45 am

9:45-10:00 am

Table Activity (Assessment and Diagnosis, CASE A Part-1)

Maureen Montgomery, MD

10:00-10:15 am

Incorporation into Your Practice: Trauma-Informed Care

Amy Schwab Jerum, DNP

10:15-10:30 am

Table Activity (Incorporation into your Practice, CASE A Part-2)

Maureen Montgomery, MD

10:30-10:45 am

Question and Answer


10:45-10:55 am


Module Topic 4: Anxiety (10:55 am - 1:15 pm)

10:55-11:20 am

Assessment and Diagnosis

Jason Herrick, MD

11:20-11:45 am

11:45-12:00 pm

Incorporation into Your Practice: Assessment and Treatment

Zoya Popivker, D.O.Maureen Montgomery, MDMolly Scharf, MD

12:00-12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30-1:00 pm

Difficult Case-School Refusal

Michael Scharf, MD

1:00-1:15 pm

Question and Answer

Wanda Fremont, MD

Additional Resources

Anxiety Parents Medication Guide

1:15-1:20 pm


Module Topic 5: Aggression (1:20 pm – 3:00 pm)

1:20-1:50 pm

1:50-2:20 pm

2:20-2:45 pm

Incorporation into your practice (with 10 min table activity)

Maureen Montgomery, MD


Evaluations and Wrap-Up

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 April 14 – 15 program will be sent the link to join this follow-up session.

Registration Closed
"Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior"
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
"Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment for Primary Care Clinicians”"
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
"Understanding and Collaborating with Schools: A Guide for Primary Care"
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Quick Links

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