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.
Charles Conlon, MD, FAAP
Andrea Israel, PhD
Mallory Finn Legg, Esq.
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.
Military and civilian professionals in Georgia who work with military children and their families
ECHO sessions held virtually
Second and fourth Mondays, beginning January 9, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
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.
Those interested in earning ABP MOC Part 2 credits through their participation must complete the post-test questions with a passing score of 75% within 3 attempts.
- January 9, 2023 Etiologies of Disruptive Behavior in Early Childhood
- January 23, 2023 Presentation and Screening of Anxiety in Young Children
- February 13, 2023 Disruptive Behavior in Children with Developmental Delay or Communication Disorder
- February 27, 2023 Presentation and Identification of Trauma in Infants and Preschoolers
- March 13, 2023 Speech and Language Disorders
- March 27, 2023 Autism Spectrum Disorder: Differential Diagnosis
- April 10, 2023 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Differential Diagnosis
- April 24, 2023 Emotional and Behavioral Dysregulation in Early Childhood
- May 8, 2023 Behavioral Strategies for Addressing Disruptive Behavior
- May 22, 2023 Management of Anxiety Disorders in Young Children
- June 12, 2023 Considerations in the Management of ADHD
- June 26, 2023 Behavioral and Medical Management of Sleep Problems in Young Children
Continuing Education Credit Information
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. The program’s infrastructure is built on the “hub and spokes” design known as the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) model. Each ECHO session includes case-based learning and didactic instruction in an “all teach, all learn” environment.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, early childhood mental health consultants, early intervention specialists, and early childhood professionals.
After attending this activity, the learner will demonstrate the ability to:
- Recognize the prevalence and comorbidity of developmental, behavioral, and emotional disorders in children ages 0-8.
- Identify children at risk for developmental, behavioral, and emotional disorders.
- Utilize evidence-based practices in the management of developmental, behavioral, and mental health disorders.
- Identify resources to address developmental, behavioral, or mental health concerns in young children of military service members.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistance (NCCPA) PAs may claim a maximum of 156 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is authorized by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a provider of continuing education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this program. A certificate for 156 CEUs will be awarded upon completion of this activity.
The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 156 credit hours of Category 1 or 156 CEUs of continuing education for social workers licensed in Maryland. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.
Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 156 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABP MOC Statement
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 156 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
Policy on Speaker and Provided Discourse
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine that the presenter and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to presentation of the education.
In Partnership With
The Center for Deployment Psychology, a Center of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences