Pediatric Updates: Primary Care: Behavioral/Mental Health Focus 2023
More kids than ever are in crisis and waiting for access to behavioral/mental health care. And they’re probably in your waiting room. You are in the right place to help. Give them their best shot at a healthier today—and tomorrow—with this targeted in-depth module. Filled with evidence-based information, it will increase your knowledge and position you as a change agent for emotional well-being.
Use this module to:
Link mental health competencies to primary care practice to identify and treat common childhood behavioral disorders.
Explore addiction disorders including substance use, marijuana, alcohol, nicotine, and those related to excessive use of technology and problem behaviors.
Apply behavioral theories and treatments to childhood sleep disorders and obesity.
Recognize concerns and implement strategies to meet the behavioral needs of children with tic and attachment disorders.
Support military families and their children with behavioral health concerns.
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 1.25 contains pharmacology (Rx) content, (1.25 related to psychopharmacology) (0.5 related to controlled substances).
Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
What references are included?
12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 41 questions.
Q. A 14 year old with a history of parental neglect is seen for concerns about feeling depressed. The adolescent reports drinking alcohol occasionally on the weekends and smoking marijuana frequently. The STRONGEST predictor for the adolescent developing alcohol use disorder in adulthood is: A. a diagnosis of depression B. a history of parental neglect C. initiation of alcohol use at a young age D. concurrent use of alcohol and marijuana