Common Conditions with Children and Families in Pediatric Primary Care (3 CE’s)

Presented by Michelle Linsley, LMHC, and Mary Virginia Maxwell, M.Ed., LMHC.

November 2nd,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

This course will discuss brief interventions focusing on improving quality of life and functioning in children, adolescents, and families in a pediatric primary care setting. Common conditions such as depression, anxiety, behaviors, ADHD, and cultural implications will be addressed. Participants will also learn about working to increase patient and provider satisfaction. There are no known risks associated with this presentation.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Apply evidence-based CBT+ and ACT techniques to multiple symptom sets.
  • Apply, practice, and integrate evidence-based techniques for parents with children with behavioral problems and ADHD
  • Analyze barriers for treatment of children and adolescents and how to reduce them.
  • Determine the impact of movement and exercise on the reduction of ADHD symptoms as it relates to assessment and treatment planning.

Presenter Information

Michelle Linsley, LMHC, CMHS, worked at an outpatient mental health agency for 3 years, specifically working with children and families with anxiety, depression, behaviors, and trauma. She has been working as a behavioral health consultant at a primary care pediatric clinic for one and a half years.

Mary Virginia Maxwell, M.Ed., LMHC, CMHS, has been working in a pediatric primary care setting for 7 years and has 20 years experience working in trauma informed care with children and families.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the Community Health of Central Washington, 1806 W. Lincoln Ave., Yakima, WA 98902

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.