Pediatric Behavioral Health Webinar

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) invites you to a free webinar on: Enhancing Access to Pediatric Behavioral Health.

This session will highlight leading New England programs enhancing the mental health and well-being of pregnant and postpartum women and, thereby, their infant’s social and emotional development, through culturally appropriate treatment and recovery support services. The session will also describe strategies to enhance access to pediatric behavioral health by building frontline provider competency and provider training supports.

Learning Objectives:

•Gain awareness of programs and investments related to behavioral health available from HRSA, such as the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program and the Screening and Treatment for Maternal Depression and Related Behavioral Disorders Program
• Discuss effective strategies to enhance access to affordable, community –based treatment and recovery support services, locally or via telehealth especially in rural and medically underserved areas
• Identify opportunities to offer care coordination support to pediatric health care providers and health care providers serving pregnant and postpartum women. Provider types include pediatricians, obstetricians, gynecologists, mental health care providers, and other primary care providers
• Gain further insight into the continuum of behavioral health services and collaborations between primary care and hospital-based service.