Early Identification and Targeted Treatment of Pediatric Mental Health Concerns in a Medical Setting v24

This course provides an overview of caring for pediatric patients with mental health concerns in a medical setting.

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Doctors, EMS, Nurses

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this session, learners will be able to report new knowledge related to early identification and treatment of pediatric patients with mental health concerns.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the impact of the pandemic on children and mental health.
  • Describe common targeted non-pharmacological interventions that can be provided in a medical setting to patients with identified mental health concerns.

Original version: 12.2021
Reviewed: 12.2023 (no content changes)

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:

Jessica Hawks, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist
Clinical Director of Ambulatory Services, Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Peer Reviewer:

Jenna Glover, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director of Psychology Training
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Planners, faculty and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is a State of Colorado recognized EMS Training Group (CO-049) and will provide 1 continuing education credit(s) for all pre-hospital providers.

A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Criteria to Obtain Continuing Education Certificate
Complete this course and the evaluation.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD


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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.