Risk Factors & Potential Associated Causes of Developmental, Behavioral, & Mental Health Consequences in Children

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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.

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Understand prevalence of DBMH diagnosis
  • Identify association of DBMH diagnosis & ACES/Trauma/Toxic Stress
  • Describe significance of problem
  • Understand stress response
  • Identify consequences of dysregulated stress response
  • Identify children at risk and red flags
  • Understand importance of early identification and intervention
  • Identify tools to work with patients/families of children with DBMH concerns
  • Identify prevention methods
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Linda S. Frye, PhD, RN, CPNP Associate Professor, College of Nursing at Health Innovation, University of Texas at Arlington. 


Disclosure: None


Contact Information: lindafrye@yahoo.com

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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