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Psych Advice for the Pediatric Primary Care Provider: Autism Spectrum Disorders - June 9, 2021
Interactive discussions via web broadcast on behavior/mental health concerns in children and adolescents and the variation in approach to managing the patients care.

Psych Advice for the Primary Care Provider


Autism Spectrum Disorders

Wednesday, June 09, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location - Web Broadcast

Course Overview
This series will increase children’s access to mental health care by increasing primary care providers’ knowledge and comfort in managing behavioral health concerns. Pediatricians and their medical team will learn ways to assess and make simple diagnoses for common behavior/mental health concerns in children and adolescents. Tools learned in this educational series will lessen referrals to mental health practitioners for simple behavioral concerns and decrease the frequency of Emergency Department referrals. 

Presented By: 
Katherine Bellone, PhD, BCBA 

Director of Psychological Services
Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Stephen Elliot, MD
Medical Leadership Team 
Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Educational Objectives:  As a result of these sessions, participants should be able to:

  • Review current data related to Autism Spectrum Disorders to help inform clinical understanding and planning 
  • Discuss treatment approaches to managing symptoms associated with ASDs

Who Should Attend

Pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric specialists, pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, Psychologists, LMFT, LPC, LCSW, and physician assistants who wish to update their knowledge on mental health and behavioral health in pediatric care. 

** This program meets HHSC requirements for a continuing education credit.**

Registration Information
Participants are required to register online.

For login assistance or technical support, please email 

Virtual Information
The virtual link will be made available under the tab labeled “Activity Material.” Please note that this course will utilize the Zoom platform.

IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT--After the lecture, you must log back into your account and re-access the session tab to complete the evaluation and claim your credit. 

You have 48 hours to claim your credit. After 48 hours, the lecture will NO longer be available for credit claiming. 

Accreditation: The Children’s Health is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation: The Children’s Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approval Statement: Children’s Health Clinical Operations is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Texas Administrative Code: This session meets Texas Administrative Code requirements for 1 continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage and Family therapy, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Course Directors: 
Sabrina Browne, MD and Mili Khandheria, MD

Type:     Live Activity
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