About This Program

This activity is designed to create a learning community for pediatric primary care providers and allied health professionals who provide care to military-connected children. It will address the diagnosis, management, and treatment of developmental, emotional, and behavioral health conditions in children ages 0-8, with an emphasis on the unique needs of military children and their families.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing care informed by the unique needs of military children and their families
  • Screening and management of trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Strategies to collaborate with schools and community resources, including IFSP, IEP, and EFMP navigation
  • Developmental delay, intellectual disability, and autism
  • Dysregulation, disruptive behavior, and anxiety

Participants are expected to submit de-identified patient cases for group discussion and expert consultation.

Hub Team

Charles Conlon, MD, FAAP

Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
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Joyce Nolan Harrison, MD

Child Psychiatrist

Andrea Israel, PhD

Psychologist
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Mallory Finn Legg, Esq.

Special Education Law Attorney
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Mary L. O'Connor Leppert , MB, BCh

Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician

T. Brian Marcoux Jr., DO

Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Who Should Participate?

Military and civilian medical providers (MD, DO, NP, PA), psychologists, social workers, early childhood mental health consultants, and early childhood professionals who work with military children.

Eligibility

Military and civilian professionals in Georgia who work with military children and their families

Commitment

Dates and Times TBD

Pre- and Post-Test

This series will include a pre- and post-test that will be used to understand its effectiveness and for program evaluation.

In Partnership With

The Center for Deployment Psychology, a Center of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Schedule

TBD

Continuing Education Credit Information

TBD

For more information, contact Janna Steinberg, ECHO Coordinator Steinbergj@KennedyKrieger.org