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

Presented by Michelle Linsley, MS, Ed.S., LMHC, and Mary Virginia Maxwell, M.Ed., LMHC
November 6th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level

Intermediate — Builds upon the learner’s foundational knowledge, familiarity with the literature and/or experience in a content area. Programming at this level includes more depth than at a beginning level program. It could also serve as a refresher course for individuals who have background in a content area and are interested in learning more contemporary applications.

Course Description and Target Audience

This course will discuss brief interventions focusing on improving the quality of life and functioning of 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.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc). There are no known risks associated with this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to apply evidence-based CBT+ and ACT techniques to multiple symptom sets.
  • Attendees will be able to apply, practice, and integrate evidence-based techniques for parents with children with behavioral problems and ADHD.
  • Attendees will be able to analyze barriers for the treatment of children and adolescents and how to reduce them.
  • Attendees will be able to 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, MS, Ed.S, LMHC, CMHS, worked at an outpatient mental health agency for three 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 three and a half years.

Mary Virginia Maxwell, M.Ed., LMHC, CMHS, has twenty plus years of experience in a variety of settings including primary behavioral health, outpatient settings, and educational settings. 

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.

This presentation will be offered via Zoom. 

*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.