REACH PPP Training

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Learn about the REACH PPP Program


Interactive Live Training
A dynamic three-day, 16-hour interactive course focused on building skills and confidence in diagnosing and treating pediatric behavioral health problems.

Case Based Learning
A six month, case based distance-learning program. Participants join 12 bi-monthly, 1 hour group conference calls with national primary care and child/adolescent psychiatry experts to learn how to manage cases in daily practice.

Custom Toolkit
All participants will receive custom-designed toolkits with guides, assessment instruments, dosing and side effect charts, medication comparison tables, and handouts for patients and parents.

Learning Credits
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and The REACH Institute.*

Course Goals

1.

Correctly identify and differentiate among pediatric behavioral health problems such as childhood depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety states (including PTSD), oppositional and conduct disorders, and psychosis.

2.

Effectively manage psychopharmacolgy: selecting medications, initiating and tapering dosages, monitoring improvements, and identifying and minimizing medication side effects.

3.

Create and implement a treatment plan by mobilizing existing resources like family members, school personnel, and other professional caregivers.

Register for Upcoming Programs

September 17-19, 2021
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

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October 1-3, 2021
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

Register

November 5-7, 2021
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

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*Participants can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits*™ for this course upon final approval from our CME accreditation office. Approval pending.