Children’s Mental Health During the Pandemic: A Clinical Perspective

1.0 NAPNAP contact hour. This continuing education activity is FREE to all participants. 

Our guest presenters will share an innovative primary care mental health initiative. If you have been following stories in NAPNAP Daily News, health journals or the media, you are aware of the increasing cases of child/teen suicides and mental health ER visits during the pandemic. We look forward to learning more about Dr. Martin's initiative to connect primary care with mental health services at this critical time. 

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused APRNs

Learning Objectives

  • Equip families to access mental health care during the pandemic
  • Discuss the changing epidemiology of mental health concerns
  • Explore supports to broaden the scope of your practice to meet the needs of families with psychiatric symptoms, so they can receive care as soon as possible
  • Access services in your state that support PCPs in treating patients with psychiatric symptoms

Additional Information

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Course summary
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Sarah Martin, MD, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Ms. Adrianne Harrel 

This program is accredited for 1.0 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology content, per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Continuing Education Guidelines.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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