Mental Health Evening Lecture: Implications of Early Brain and Child Development for Pediatric Practice

Event Date: May 16th, 2017 5:30 PM
Pond House Café
1555 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Buffet: 6:00 p.m.
Lecture: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Cost: $65

To Register:

Please contact: Diane Mouradjian at 860-837-6264 or

Presented by:

Paul Dworkin, MD
Executive Vice President for Community Child Health, Director, Office of Community Child Health, and Founding Director, Help Me Growth National Center, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


  • Identify implications for child services of critical concepts in early brain, child development, and the biology of adversity
  • Describe the rationale of focusing interventions on vulnerable children at risk and adverse developmental and behavioral outcomes
  • List the core components of successful interventions to promote children’s healthy development

Target Audience:

This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, psychiatrist’s pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Registered nurses, APRN’s, and school nurses also may find the information valuable.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education by the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Connecticut Children’s). Connecticut Children’s takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy:

All faculty participating in Continuing Medical Education activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The planners, activity director and Dr. Dworkin 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 this presentation.

Dr. Dworkin will not be discussing the use of any off-label product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Connecticut Children’s) is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor 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.

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