Pediatrics - Child Psychiatry Co-Management of Early-Onset Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care Practice

The Andrulonis Child Mental Health Evening Lecture Series 2013-2014

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Pond House Cafe, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Presented by:

  • Gerald Calnen, MD – Primary Care Pediatrician, ProHealth Physicians
  • Daniel F. Connor, MD – Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center; Professor of Psychiatry and Lockean Distinguished Chair in Mental Health Education and Research, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Christine Dauser, PsyD - Associate Research Scientist; Director, Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children, Yale Child Study Center
  • Laurie Scheiner, MD – Attending, Department of Primary Care, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Target audience: This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, psychiatrists, pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Child and adolescent psychologists, registered nurses, school nurses, and school social workers also may find the information valuable.

Objectives: Participants will be able to (1) define the scope of the problem in children's mental health; (2) identify models of child psychiatry-primary care pediatrics co-management of early-onset behavioral health issues; and (3) present recent initiatives in Connecticut to develop clinical standards in the co-management of childhood depression and anxiety disorders in the primary care setting.

5:30-6pm  Registration
5:30-6:30pm  Buffet Dinner
6-8pm  Lecture
8-8:30pm  Q&A

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Drs. Calnen, Connor, Dauser, and Scheiner do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.

Drs. Calnen, Connor, Dauser, and Scheiner will not be discussing the use of any off-label products.


Register online or complete and mail this form with payment. For more information, contact Diane Mouradjian, 860.837.6264.