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Thrive Behavioral Health

1114 Benfield Boulevard

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Millersville, MD 21108

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Please join us on Thursday, March 7, from 6-7:30pm

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Mental Health Skills for Pediatric Primary Care: A Maryland BHIPP CME Event*

Dr. Aronica Cotton, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents. In partnership with Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency, Inc., BHIPP is offering this free CME training talk for primary care providers in the Anne Arundel and surrounding communities.

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify strategies for eliciting and clarifying mental health needs in the course of a pediatric mental health visit
  • Describe and apply brief interventions for commonly encountered concerns, including anxiety symptoms
  • Identify non-pharmacologic interventions for the treatment of anxiety disorders
  • Describe the role and evidence base of SSRI medication in the management of anxiety disorders
  • Explain the Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) consultation model in Maryland

Audience: Family physicians, pediatricians, nurses, physician assistants, school-based health providers, and other primary care health care professionals engaged in pediatric clinical practice throughout the state of Maryland

Registration: There is no cost to register or attend.

Light refreshments will be served.

Questions: For more information, please contact Jami Williams at 410-955-8699. Additional events on 2/7 and 2/21!

*This Live series activity, Addressing and Managing Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care, with a start date of 2/7/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This session is approved for 1.5 elective credits.

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