2nd Annual CoPPCAP Learning Collaborative - A Virtual Event

September 10, 2021 to September 11, 2021

Presented by: Colorado Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation & Access Program

This meeting is specifically for physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) that work with children facing difficult choices with behavioral/mental health concerns. It will provide knowledge regarding key behavioral/mental health topics that will enable the participant to apply acquired knowledge and best practices with patients in his/her practice.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this meeting, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the skills gained to partner with a Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program to increase assessment and treatment of behavioral health concerns presenting in primary care.
  • Interpret pharmacogenomic testing of their patients and apply results following the principles of evidence-based medicine. 
  • Describe brief behavioral interventions that can be provided to families who present with a child with behavioral concerns.
  • Explain the rationale for why parents should seek mental health services for their child in a manner that reduces mental health and parenting stigma.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/10/2021 - 5:00pm MDT
Event ends: 
09/11/2021 - 4:30pm MDT

Friday Evening, September 10, 2021

5:00-6:00 p.m. - Networking

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - CME Portion

The following four topics will be presented during each session time.

Coaching Pediatric Primary Care Providers to Support Caregivers with Children with Disruptive Behaviors

     Ryan Asherin, PhD & Jessica Hawks, PhD

Using Principles of ACT to Both Support Primary Care Providers, But Also Engender Therapeutic Tools the Providers Can Use with Their Patients

     Austin Butterfield, MD

 Pharmacogenomics in Pediatric Primary Care: Strategies for Psychopharmacology

     Sandra Fritsch, MD & Danielle Stutzman, PharmD

 Maximizing your Impact: Best Practices for Effective Collaboration with CoPPCAP

     David Keller, MD; Ellen Brilliant; John Peterson, MD; Celeste St. John-Larkin, MD

Timeline:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)

8:30 a.m.Sessions (see list above)
10:00 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m.Sessions repeated
11:45 a.m.Lunch
12:15 p.m.Drop in and Ask the Experts
1:00 p.m.Sessions Repeated
2:30 p.m.Break
2:45 p.m.Session Repeated
4:15 p.m.Break
4:30 p.m.Wrap up, Evaluation & Closing Remarks
Children's Hospital Colorado
Autora, CO
United States

This conference will be hosted virtually.

Presenting Faculty

Sandra L. Fritsch, MD, MSEd, FAACAP
Medical Director, Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Children's Hospital Colorado
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Ryan Asherin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Ellen Brilliant
Executive Director 
American Academy of Pediatrics 
Colorado Chapter

Austin Butterfield, MD
Psychiatric Emergency Service, Pediatric Mental Health Institute 
Children's Hospital Colorado 
Clinical Content Director - Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine  
Associate Director of Medical Student Education
Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine  

Jessica Hawks, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Director of Outpatient Service
Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine

David Keller, MD
Professor of Pediatrics 
Department of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine

John Peterson, MD
Senior Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Children's Hospital Colorado

Celeste St John-Larkin, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Danielle Stutzman, PharmD, BCPP
Psychiatric Pharmacist
Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Assistant Adjoint Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine


This activity as 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 Children's Hospital Colorado and the Colorado Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation and Access Program (CoPPCAP).  Children's Hospital Colorado is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children's Hospital Colorado designates this Other activity (Internet Live Course) for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

General Attendance

A general certificate of attendance will be given to all other care providers.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 Attendance


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