Child and Adolescent mental health has been declared a National Emergency by the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Children’s Hospital Association. In addition, Primary Care Providers are facing an increasing number of mental health concerns in the youth they serve. This presentation will outline practical brief therapeutic strategies and resources that may be of service to youth and families.
- Identify adolescents and families who may benefit from brief skills teaching in the context of a PCP visit
- Discuss 3-4 brief skills to help address common low-to-moderate severity mental health concerns in the context of Primary Care
This seminar focuses on behavioral health and was delivered at a virtual event titled, “Teaching Therapeutic Skills to Families of Adolescents,” on March 17, 2023.
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