Pediatric Behavior and Emotional Development
Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. Identify symptoms of common emotional and behavioral disorders that frequently affect children, particularly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression and generalized anxiety.
2. Help parents develop discipline and behavioral modification plans to ensure children with emotional and behavioral disorders will thrive.
3. Counsel patients and parents/caregivers on successful management of ADHD.
4. Improve identification of major depressive disorder in pediatric patients by screening adolescents (12 to 18 years of age) as recommended by the USPSTF and the AAFP.
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Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Chief, Section of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine; Director, TIKES Center; Associate Head of Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Children's Hospital, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Chicago
- 0.75 AAFP prescribed