Pediatric Mental Health Screening Tools
Based on the AAP's Mental Health Toolkit (2010) and the AAP policy statement on behavioral health integration into primary care (2009), this educational opportunity is designed to support the health care professionals in behavioral health provision. This one-hour module reviews AAP recommendations on pediatric mental health screening tools and some of the supporting literature. Professionals learn about two mental health screening tools and are provided with copies of each: Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social Emotional-Second Edition, and Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17.
- Family Practice Physicians
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
1. Understand the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Task Force on Mental Health’s recommendations around mental health screening.
2. Understand basic implementation of the ASQ:SE-2 and PSC-17 screening tools
3. Identify ways to incorporate mental health screening into well-child care delivery in primary care practice
4. Identify resources for children with mental health concerns and their families, as well as clinicians serving them
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Program Planning Committee:
- Sharon Fleishfresser, MD, MPH
- Naomi Kowald, CAPSW
- Geeta Wadhwani, Children's Health Alliance of WI Program Leader
- Cheryl Wendt, MSN, CPNP-PC
Naomi Kowald, CAPSW
Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's voice for children's health
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.