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LEARN.

NETWORK.

COLLABORATE.

4th Annual Virtual Conference for Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (APP)

September 22-23, 2023

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Friday, September 22th (networking)

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 23rd (includes 4 consecutive sessions)

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Presented in collaboration with

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OVERVIEW AND TARGET AUDIANCE

This meeting is specifically for physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) that work with children facing difficult choices with behavioral/mental health concerns. It will provide knowledge regarding key behavioral/mental health topics that will enable the participant to apply acquired knowledge and best practices with patients in his/her practice.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this meeting, participants should be able to:

  1. Participants will apply the skills gained to assess and treat mild to moderate behavioral health concerns of anxiety and depression presenting in the primary care setting.

  2. Participants will be able to utilize screening tools in primary care for evaluating substance use, and use motivational interviewing skills to engage patients in treatment of substance use disorders.

  3. Participants will be able to describe the medical assessment and monitoring of youth presenting with eating concerns in the primary care setting.

  4. Participants will be able to utilize brief components of Family Based Therapy in the primary care setting to address eating concerns with both the patient and the family.

Conference Agenda

Friday, September 22, 2023

5:00 p.m.

Check-In

5:05 p.m.

Welcome & Networking

Sandra Fritsch, MD

Saturday, September 23, 2023  

8:30 a.m.

Identifying and Treating Youth with Anxiety

Ryan Asherin, PhD, John Peterson, MD, Jeanne Van Cleave, MD

 

Identifying and Treating Youth with Depression

Douglas Novins, MD, Erika Garcia-Rocha, PsyD, David Keller, MD

 

Assessment & Treatment of Mild to Moderate Eating Disorders of Youth Presenting in the Primary Care Setting

Marissa Schiel, MD, PhD, Amy Sass, MD, Sarah Horvath, PhD, Kristen Lingle, PMHNP

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Identifying and Treating Youth with Anxiety

Ryan Asherin, PhD, John Peterson, MD, Jeanne Van Cleave, MD

 

Identifying and Treating Youth with Depression

Douglas Novins, MD, Erika Garcia-Rocha, PsyD, David Keller, MD

 

What Pediatric Practitioners Need to Know About Substance Use Disorders

Paula Riggs, MD   

11:45 a.m.

Lunch (drop in and ask the experts time noon-12:30pm)

1:00 p.m.

Identifying and Treating Youth with Anxiety

Ryan Asherin, PhD, John Peterson, MD, Jeanne Van Cleave, MD

 

Assessment & Treatment of Mild to Moderate Eating Disorders of Youth Presenting in the Primary Care Setting

Marissa Schiel, MD, PhD, Amy Sass, MD, Sarah Horvath, PhD, Kristen Lingle, PMHNP

What Pediatric Practitioners Need to Know About Substance Use Disorders

Paula Riggs, MD   

2:30 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m.

Identifying and Treating Youth with Depression

Douglas Novins, MD, Erika Garcia-Rocha, PsyD, David Keller, MD

 

Assessment & Treatment of Mild to Moderate Eating Disorders of Youth Presenting in the Primary Care Setting

Marissa Schiel, MD, PhD, Amy Sass, MD, Sarah Horvath, PhD, Kristen Lingle, PMHNP

What Pediatric Practitioners Need to Know About Substance Use Disorders

Paula Riggs, MD   

4:15 p.m.

Wrap up, Evaluation & Closing Remarks

Sandra Fritsch, MD

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

What Pediatric Practitioners Need to Know About Substance Use Disorders

Upon completion of this presentation, participants will be:

  1. Knowledgeable about current trends in adolescent substance use

  2. Able to articulate main effects of maternal cannabis use on fetal and post-natal development and impact on adolescent brain development, mental heath, and health

  3. Able to articulate and apply principles and common elements of evidence-based substance prevention interventions

  4. Provide research-based psychoeducation about drugs/alcohol to parents, pre-teens, and teens

  5. Able to administer brief, valid substance screening measures & conduct a “warm handoff” substance treatment referral

  6. Knowledgeable about evidence-based adolescent substance treatment interventions and resources 

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Colorado Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation & Access Program (CoPPCAP). Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Children's Hospital Colorado designates this Other activity (Internet Live Course) for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

We appreciate the support from the following agencies:

  • Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO)

  • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

  • University of Colorado School of Medicine (CUSOM)

  • Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE)

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Colorado Chapter (AAP CO)

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PRESENTING FACULTY

Sandra L Fritsch, MD., MSEd, FAACAP

Medical Director, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children’s Hospital Colorado,

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

David Keller, MD

Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Strategy and Transformation

Department of Pediatrics

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Ryan Asherin, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

John Peterson, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Senior Instructor

Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Jeanne Van Cleave, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Sarah Horvath, PhD

Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow

Pediatric Mental Health Institute

Eating Disorder Program

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Erika Garcia-Rocha, PsyD

Sr. Instructor

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Douglas K. Novins, MD

Professor & Director, Division of Community,

Population, and Public Mental Health

Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Professor, Centers for American Indian &

Alaska Native Health,

Department of Community & Behavioral

Health Colorado School of Public Health

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American

Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Paula, Riggs, MD

Professor

Director, Division of Addiction Science

Prevention & Treatment

Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Marissa Schiel, MD, PhD

Medical Director of Ambulatory Services and Informatics, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Amy Sass, MD

Associate Professor

Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

Children’s Hospital Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Kristen A. Lingle, MSN, MPH, PMHNP-C

Assistant Professor

Lead APP, Pediatric Mental Health Institute

Co-Director PMHNP Training, Nurse Practitioner, Eating Disorder Program

University of Colorado School of Medicine

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QUESTIONS? EMAIL US.

info@coppcap.org

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