Hot Topics in Adolescent Health - Stepping Up: Advocating for Adolescents
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
This cutting-edge information will enhance knowledge, skills and performance of providers involved in physical, social and behavioral health aspects of care in adolescents and young adults.
The increased knowledge and skills will help attendees better advocate for youth in all domains of health and well-being.
Practice the inner work of anti-racism through self-reflection, explore how inequities impact key developmental milestones of adolescence, and apply a racial equity lens to more effectively engage and support the needs of young people.
Review creative ways to remove barriers and expand telemedicine support to meet adolescent sexual health needs.
Identify the requirements set forth by the 21st Century Cures Act pertaining to medical record release, and review strategies to protect adolescent privacy within these regulations.
Apply an equity lens to healthcare communication strategies that involve parents/guardians, recognizing structural vulnerabilities (e.g. minoritized identities or lived experiences of racism or migration) that influence parent-teen-clinician dynamics
Gain practical skills in the clinical setting to educate parents/caregivers on teen health issues while maintaining rapport with teen patients and confidentiality when indicated
Review common validated mental health screening tools for mental illness in adolescents, interventions for positive screens, and resources for partnering with community resources.
This conference will be hosted virtually.
All planning committee have reported no relevant financial relationships. Full faculty disclosure will be reported prior to.
Annie Hoopes, MD, MPH
Acting Assistant Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Adolescent Medicine Physician, Kaiser Permanente Washington
Vani Tangella, MPH
Racial Equity Specialist
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Cherise L. Wells, Psy.D.
Assistant Director of Behavioral Health & Medical Services, Detention Services
CO Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Services
University of Colorado/Children’s Hospital Colorado Faculty
Amanda Bogart, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Adolescent Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Molly Richards, MD
Medical Director, BC4U
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Fellowship Director
Section of Adolescent Medicine
Gordon Duvall, DNP, RN, PNP
President, Rocky Mountain Society Adolescent Health Medicine
Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families
Division of Youth Services
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
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 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A general certificate of attendance will be provided to all other attendees.
- 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™