Mental Health Crisis In America's Youth: Answering the Call
1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20.
This course will review the use of evidence-based resources to assist pediatric-focused APRN providers in leading the response to the epidemic of mental health crises in our youth (including anxiety, trauma, and depression). Clinicians will utilize tools including the AAP Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention to identify, support, and treat children and adolescents at risk for suicide in any practice setting. Attendance at this session will help increase the practitioner’s confidence in addressing these issues in daily practice. NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth is pleased to support this course.
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 will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.
If you had attended 2022 virtual symposium and earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
Increase the pediatric-focused APRN's awareness of mental health resources that are available for use in primary care.
Enhance the APRN's knowledge and skills to provide an evidence-based response to the child with mental health care needs.
Utilize the AAP Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention to identify, support, and treat children and adolescents at risk for suicide in any practice setting.
Pam Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Beth Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS and Naomi Schapiro, PhD, RN, CPNP-BC
Dr. Pamela Lusk is an associate clinical professor of nursing and director of the KySS Online Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program at The Ohio State University College of Nursing. Pam has most recently practiced as the integrated pediatric mental health nurse practitioner in a large pediatric practice in the southwestern U.S. She has received training in CBT for children and adolescents at the Beck Training Institute and incorporates CBT into her practice as a first line intervention for children with anxiety and depression. Dr. Lusk is co-editor and contributor for the 3rd edition of NAPNAP’s A Practical Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Screening, Evidence-Based Assessment, Intervention, and Health Promotion.
Dr. Beth Heuer is an associate professor at Temple University College of Public Health. She specializes in neurology and developmental/behavioral pediatrics. Her clinical practice is as the sole provider for integrated behavioral health at the Temple University Pediatrics Primary Care Clinic. She is a PNP, pediatric mental health specialist (PMHS), and is the current secretary on the NAPNAP Executive Board. Dr. Heuer has presented expert lectures on the local, regional and national level on topics including neurofibromatosis, Tourette syndrome, sensory processing difficulty, autism, disruptive behavior disorders, and depression/anxiety. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and consumer publications and has co-written a number of NAPNAP position statements. She was a chapter contributor for the book Behavioral Pediatric Healthcare for Nurse Practitioners and has co-written several other nursing textbook chapters.
Dr. Naomi Schapiro is a professor emerita at the University of California San Francisco, where she taught in the PNP program for 19 years. She has 25 years of experience as a PNP in primary care and school-based health and currently volunteers in a clinic for children seeking asylum. Her ongoing research projects involve best practices for implementing ACEs screening and supporting resilience in immigrant youth. Her current clinical practice as volunteer medical-psychological examiner for children/adolescents seeking asylum.
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