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.* 




*  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Goals

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.

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

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


September 27-29, 2019




Jointly sponsored by the Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics and Cigna.  Course venue information provided upon registration.  

November 8-10, 2019

Northern Virginia

Sponsored by Inova and open to all providers in northern Virginia. Email christina.fontana@inova.org or click below.

January 10-12, 2020


Virginia Beach


Sponsored by the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.  Open to eastern Virginia providers.  


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