Adolescent Health

ICAAP received funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health and Family Services (OWHFS), Maternal Child Health (MCH Title V Block Grant), to aid in increasing adolescent health supervision visits among youth ages 11 to 21 years. ICAAP has developed the Adolescent Health Education Initiative to focus on providing educational tools and resources for providers in Illinois to aid them with increasing adolescent well-visits and addressing the needs and concerns of adolescents and their families.

Adolescent Health Provider Education Initiative

Join the Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics to participate in four free webinars for providers and health care professionals to learn how to increase adolescent well-care visits and address needs. Each webinar will provide education, and practical tools and resources for providers and health professionals to use to care for adolescents.

Introduction to Vaping
January 24, 2020 from 12-1pm CT

Marijuana: Medical and Recreational Use
February 28, 2020 from 12-1 PM CT

Mental Health: Addressing Most Common Mental Health Needs
March 27, 2020 from 12-1 PM CT

Aiding Adolescents to Take Control of Their Health:
Utilizing Motivational Interviewing Techniques and Creating Adolescent-Friendly Spaces

April 24, 2020 from 12-1 PM CT

Continuing Education Credit Information:

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics designates each live webinar activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners can submit Certificates of Attendance to their accrediting board for credit for participation in the live webinars.

One (1) continuing education hour (CE) is approved for each enduring activity in the series by the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities for the following: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Psychologists (LCP), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Nursing Home Administrators (LNHA), Licensed Occupational Therapists (OT) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA), Licensed Physical Therapists (PT) and Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Social Workers (LSW), and Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), and Advanced Practice Nurses (APN).

Olyvia Phillips, Coordinator, Public Health Activities

 Phone: 312-733-1026, ext. 209 | Email: ophillips@illinoisaap.com