Program Description: 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds presentations are designed to provide continuing medical education for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, residents, medical students, counselors, and other mental healthcare professionals.  This activity will bring the audience up to date on the most current findings and treatment modalities in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders as well as inform them of the newest research areas in clinical psychiatry and psychology.  Our sessions extend via teleconference to mental health professionals in rural WI to areas with our rural psychiatry residencies as well as MCW and rural medical school campuses. 

Target audience: 

Social Workers
Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
School Councelors
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 


1. Discuss the societal and family-level barriers that affect access to developmental and mental health care for children and families of color

2. Explain a new initiative to help families access care, while also giving them a voice in how care is provided

3. Reflect on practices that alienate families from care systems that should be serving them


Faculty & credentials: 

Course Director:  Carlyle Chan, MD

Amy Vaughn Van Hecke, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology with Tenure, Marquette University
Leah Jepson, MSW
Executive Co-Director, Next Step Clinic
Project Director, Milwaukee Coalition for Children’s Mental Health
Troney Small
Family Navigator, Next Step Clinic
Ida Winters
Family Navigator, Next Step Clinic


In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):







Brenda Konczal
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250

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.

Psychology CE Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Session date: 
10/14/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
MCW Research Park Center
10000 Innovation Drive
1st Floor Coinference Room
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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