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Webinar: Supporting child and adolescent mental healht during a pandemic

Webinar Description and Learning Objectives

This presentation will explore the common reactions of children and adolescents to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Healthcare providers will be equipped with basic coping strategies to demonstrate for parents, families and caregivers in supporting and appropriately responding to children and adolescents.  Attendees will also learn basic interventions for children and adolescents who may be experiencing loss due to COVID-19.

1. Identify the reactions children and adolescents may exhibit during a traumatic event such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
2. Employ basic coping strategies to assist parents and caregivers in helping children and adolescents cope.
3. Support children and adolescents who may experience grief and loss due to COVID-19.

Target Audience

All healthcare team members.

Continuing Education Credit

To receive a certificate of continuing education, you must electronically sign-in for the session, participate in the entire live internet activity and complete the online evaluation.  You will be able to print your certificate after completing the evaluation.  The evaluation for this session will close two weeks from the date of the webinar.



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In support of improving patient care, IHS Clinical Support Center 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.


This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.


Credit Designation Statements:


The IHS Clinical Support Center designates this live activity for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for each hour of participation.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



This activity provides 1 hour of Knowledge-type continuing pharmacy education credit.
Pharmacy CPE credits will be delivered via the CPE Monitor system



This activity is designated 1.0 contact hour for each hour of participation.


Physician Assistants


The IHS Clinical Support Center has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Social Workers


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.  The IHS Clinical Support Center maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credit.




Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) and the IHS Clinical Support Center. The IHS Clinical Support Center maintains responsibility for the content of the program.  Psychologists completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credit.


Many state Counselor boards (including the various types of addiction counselors, mental health counselors, etc.) accept either APA or ASWB approval. See these approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers. Please check with your board to be sure.


Participants can select a certificate of attendance, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit

Accreditation applies solely to this educational activity and does not imply approval or endorsement of any commercial product, services or processes by the CSC, IHS, the federal government, or the accrediting bodies.

Faculty Disclosure Statement:  As a jointly accredited provider of continuing education, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any relevant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose. There is no commercial interest support for this educational activity.

Date and Time: 
June 24, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am