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

ICAAP's Adolescent Health Educational Conference  

About:

In response to the evolving needs of adolescent patients and their families, ICAAP hosted a half-day FREE educational conference, focused on providing educational tools and resources to providers and health professionals.This educational conference tackled trending topics on adolescent health including health inequities, the impact of racism on adolescent health and more! This conference was FREE of charge and eligible for continuing medical education credit and continuing education credit for allied health professionals

Addressing Health Inequities in Adolescent Care
Dr. Felicia Scott-Wellington

Taking a Deep Dive into Mental Health During Adolescence
Dr. Elie Saltzman

Yoga Break
Pierce Doerr, Licensed Massage Therapist + Yoga Instructor

An Introduction to Using Improv Techniques in Adolescent Care
Dr. Bernice Man

NOTE: Since the final presentation did not occur, the amount of credit has been adjusted to 2.5 instead of 3.5.

 

Continuing Medical Education

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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 this designates this live virtual mini-conference webinar for a maximum of 3.5 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.

Continuing Education:

3.5 continuing education hours (CE) are approved by the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities for the following licensed professionals:

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Nursing Home Administrator
Licensed Occupational Therapist & Occupational Therapy Assistant
Licensed Physical Therapist & Physical Therapy Assistant
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Social Worker
Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse
Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals (QIDPs) may apply the same hours of
continuing education units earned from this conference toward their twelve hour

annual continuing education requirement.

 

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 This program is eligible for 3.5 hours of continuing education credit by American Medical Technologists (AMT).  Granting of credit in no way constitutes endorsement by AMT of the program content or the program’s sponsor.

Funding for this conference is provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health and Family Services (OWHFS), Maternal Child Health (MCH Title V Block Grant)

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics hosted three free webinars in 2021 for providers and health care professionals to learn how to increase adolescent well-care visits and address needs. Each webinar provided education, and practical tools and resources for providers and health professionals to use to care for adolescents. View the recordings and slide decks below.

Addressing Health Inequities in Adolescent Care
January 29, 2021 from 12-1 PM CT

Adolescents and Mental Health
February 26, 2021 from 12-1 PM CT

The Social Emotional Aspect of Adolescent Health
March 26, 2021 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.

 

Contact Us

Olyvia Phillips

Public Health Activities Manager
310 S Peoria, Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-733-1026, ext. 209
Fax: 312-733-1791
ophillips@illinoisaap.com