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Prince George’s County, College Park: ‘Changing Minds: Raising Awareness about Early Childhood Mental Health’
February 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST
8:30 – 9:00: Registration
9:00 – 9:30: Welcoming Remarks and Sponsor Introductions – The Honorable Rushern Baker, III, Prince Georges County Executive
9:30 – 10:30: Keynote Presentation on ECMH – Al Zachik, M.D. Dr. Al Zachik is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Workgroup on Community Systems of Care. He is a member of the clinical faculty in psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and the University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Zachik has a special interest in developing a full system of care in Maryland for children and adolescents with mental health needs, which integrates mental health services into all existing programs for youth including schools, early childhood, juvenile services, and social services programs.
10:45 – 12:00 pm: A Case Study Panel Presentation – Raising and Pursuing Emotional Health Issues for Young Children, Facilitator and Case Presenter- Deborah Badawi, M.D., Director Office of Genetics and People with Special Healthcare Needs
12:30 – 1:00 pm: Lunch Keynote – A Young Man’s Journey with Emotional Health Presenter – Phil Martin, Public Information Officer, Seat Pleasant Volunteer Fire Company, Inc
Time Physicians/Mental Health Providers Educators/ Childcare Professionals Parents/Caregivers
Afternoon breakout sessions:
1:15 – 2:15 P.M.
Physicians/Mental Health Providers: ”Screening Development and Behaviors in Preschoolers” Mary Leppert, M.D., B.Ch.
Educators/Childcare Professionals: ”Understanding and promoting Children’s Mental Health” Alyson Jacobson, LGSW, Prince George’s Child Resource Center
Parents/Caregivers: ”Overview of the Family, Medical, and Educational Home in Supporting Children with Mental Health Challenges & Creating a Family Mental Health Action Plan” Abila Tazanu, M.D.
”Caregiver Self-care and Navigation of Community Supports” Collette Harris, NAMI
”Community Supports Panel: Md. Coalition for Families, NAMI, OGPSHCN
2:25 – 3:25 p.m.
Physicians/Mental Health Providers: ”Preschool Psychopharmacology” Joyce Harrison, M.D.
Educators/Childcare Professionals: ”Trauma Informed, Evidence Based Treatments for Children with Emotional/Conduct Disorders” Robert Hull, PGCPS School Psychologist
Parents/Caregivers: ”Parent Navigation of Emotional Supports” Jennifer Zabel, PGCPS School Psychologist
”Educational Supports Panel: PGCPS Department of Psychology and Partners for Success Parent Center, Parents Place of Maryland
3:30-4:00 p.m.: Closing remarks, evaluations, and check out
Jointly sponsored by: Prince George’s County Infants and Toddlers Program, The One World Center for Autism, Inc., Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc., Pathfinders for Autism, Parent’s Place of Maryland, The Prince George’s County Public Schools Partners for Success Parent Center and Department of Psychology
FREE CME/CEU 4.25 CREDITS
HSCSN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.25 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CKOs for Childcare Professionals are pending.
Contact: Camille Malik
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