22% of children in the United States have or will have

a mental illness with serious impairment

There is a severe shortage of child psychiatrists in Colorado with only 15 professionals per 100,000 children in the state. Early intervention for pediatric patients with psychiatric disorders drastically improves current and future health outcomes.

In this series, pediatric psychiatry experts will share information on approach, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of these complex health conditions. Participants can expect to improve their ability and confidence to accurately determine the diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan for patients presenting with symptoms of mental health conditions. Participants will also be encouraged to share patient cases and experiences and will receive feedback from reputable child psychiatrists, a clinical social worker and fellow pediatric primary care providers.

 

Pediatric Psychiatry:
Managing and Treating in Primary Care

Audience:
Pediatric Primary Care Providers in Colorado

CME: 
This ECHO Colorado series will be reviewed and acceptable for up to 5.0 credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity (1.0 credit per session).

Commitment: 
Six weekly ECHO sessions held virtually

In Partnership With: 

  • ECHO SESSION 1

    ADHD

    October 16, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 2

    Anxiety Disorders

    October 23, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 3

    Depression

    October 30, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 4

    Suicide and Self-harm

    November 6, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 5

    Trauma, ACES, PTSD

    November 13, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 6

    Autism

    November 20, 2019

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