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Pediatric Pearls Mental & Behavioral Health Conference

Mar 12, 2020 12:00 AM-12:00 AM   |   Oak Brook, Illinois  United States of America
Organized by : Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
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Pediatric Pearls Mental & Behavioral Health is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Mar 12, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America.

Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This full-day conference should be attended by healthcare providers interested in learning more about several mental health topics relevant to our youth. Incuded will be topics on depression/anxiety, oppositional defiant behavior, the effects of chronic illness on mental wellness, the mental health of the LGBTQ commuity and the effect of social media on teens. Several longer sessions and expert panels will take a deep dive in these hot topics allowing ample time for discussion. 

• Discuss the range of common behavioral problems presenting in primary care setting
• Review the application of behavioral psychology to oppositional behavior for the purpose of providing health education and prescriptive interventions to parents
• Identify prevalence rates, symptoms, and effective treatments for disruptive behavior disorders
• List pediatric disorders commonly associated with anxiety
• Describe strategies to assess the extent to which anxiety is contributing to symptom presentation
• Utilize language and skills to help patients and caregivers recognize and address the role of anxiety in their illness or syndrome
• Describe the developmental processes of gender identity development among transgender and gender non-conforming youth
• Discuss current research findings on autism, depression, anxiety, ADHD and gender variance
• Describe the importance of family acceptance in shaping mental health outcomes for youth
• Explain the difference between demoralization and clinical depression
• Identify key target symptoms for pharmacotherapy in clinical depression
• Describe the evidence-based newly mandated strategies for suicide screening by the JCAHO
• Discuss implications of the ADHD, anxiety and depression diagnosis in children with chronic illness
• Discuss common behavioral health outcomes of chronic illnesses in children and adolescents
• List the major social medial platforms and their similarities and differences
• Explain different ways parents can manage their child's social media usage and describe the importance of parent social media usage as a risk factor

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available


Miloš Sremčev
Miloš Sremčev

Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine


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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook
1909 Spring Road
Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America

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