Lead the Way: Engaging Youth in Health Care

Program Information

This year’s conference is presented virtually with both live and on-demand sessions. Live opening session and keynotes begin May 17, 2022 at 1pm. Ten on-demand workshops will be available from May 18-June 7, 2022. Closing session and keynotes will take place live on May 19, 2022 at 12:30 pm.

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Acknowledgement of Support

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Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for all involved in school-based health care, including nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, school nurses, dentists, school social workers, psychologists, administrators, and those interested in school health.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Examine the evidenced-based knowledge and skills necessary to address selected pediatric physical and mental health problems within the school setting and community
  • Underline the role of school-based health centers in promoting optimum health and development, reducing health inequities, and supporting safe school environments
  • Apply techniques to build resiliency within children, teens, and families in school-based health centers and to support the needs of students in the wake of the pandemic
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Community Health, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 1.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 1.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 1.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 1.00 CDR
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
  • 1.00 Participation Hour(s)
Activity opens: 
05/17/2022
Activity expires: 
10/07/2022

Tuesday, May 17

01:00 PM - 01:15 PM: Welcome by Joy Twesigye, MASBHC President

  • Ben Wormser, Medical Director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health
  • Joy Twesigye,  President, MASBHC
  • Shelly Choo, Director, Maryland Department of Health

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM: Reimage Prioritizing Health & Well-Being in School Communities, Keynote Presentation

  • Donna Mazcyk, MS, RN, LCPC, NCSN, NCC, CAE, FNASN Executive Director/NASN

02:30 PM - 02:45 PM: Stretch Break

02:45 PM - 04:00 PM: Comprehensive School Mental Health in the Wake of COVID-19

  • Sharon Hoover, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Professor, Co-Director, University of Maryland School of Medicine and NCSMH

04:00 PM - 04:15 PM: Apple Awards & Susan Borinsky Annual Outstanding Nurse Clinician Award

  • Joy Twesigye, President, MASBHC
  • Tresa Wiggins, President-Elect, MASBHC

04:15 PM - 04:30 PM: Closing

 

Thursday, May 19

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM: Greetings by Maryland Department of Health

  • Ben Wormser, Medical Director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health
  • Joy Twesigye, President, MASBHC
  • Shelly Choo, Director, Maryland Department of Health

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM: Achieving Health Justice through School-Based Health Centers, Keynote Presentation

  • April Joy Damian, PhD, MSc, CHPM, PMP, VP and Director, Weitzman Institute

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM: Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of COVID 19

  • Aaron Hauptman, MD, Associate Director of Neuropsychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Gaston Baslet, MD, Co-Director Neuropsychiatry Brigham & Women’s Hospital

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM: Stretch Break

03:45 PM - 04:30 PM: Meet the Speakers Chat

  • Tresa Wiggins, President-Elect, MASBHC

04:30 PM - 04:45 PM: Closing

 

Workshops On Demand (Available from May 17-June 7, 2022)

Current State of Pediatric Asthma

  • Parisa Kaviany, MD, Children’s National Pulmonary Clinic

Gender Variant Youth in Clinical Practice: Tools for Assessment and Care

  • Kimberly Herrmann, DO, Staff Physician of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Whitman-Walker Health
  • S.Olayinka Akinola-Hadley, MPH, PA-C, AAHIVS (She/Her/Hers) Staff Physician Assistant Whitman Walker Health

SBHC and Telehealth: Getting Started and Expanding Options

  • Amanda Martin North, Executive Director, Center for Rural Health Innovation, North Carolina

The Impact of Gun Violence on Children, Families

  • Roberta Johnson, MS, LMSW, CFSW, ICAADC, LCDP, LCSW Choptank 

COVID Long Haulers

  • Alex Yonts, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's National and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Justin Burton, Chief of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Children’s National Hospital
  • Linda Herbert, Assistant Professor in Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health, Children’s National Hospital

SBIRT: Going Beyond S-Screening to Effective BI-Brief Interventions

  • Jennifer Salerno, PhD, MS, CRNP

Best Practices in MD SBHCS

  • Jeanett Peralta, MSN, RN, Nurse Manager
  • Kim Fitzgerald, Nurse Practitioner, Choptank Health
  • Krystal Algier, Nurse Practitioner, Choptank Health
  • Lily Mendelson, BA, BSN, RN, School Nurse and Manager of School Health Services, Rales Health Center at KIPP Baltimore

Lead the Way: Engaging Youth in Health Care

  • Seleena Moore, MPH, School Based Health Alliance

Changing Landscape of Diabetes Care: Advances in Diabetes Technology

  • Margaret West, BSN, RN, CDCES, Lead Clinical Nurse, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
  • Julia Tracey, MSN, CRNP, CDCES
  • Kelly Busin, BSN, RN, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention & Local Resources

  • Heather Dewey, LCSW-C
  • Tammi Ginsberg, AFSP Maryland Chapter Board President

Faculty

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Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.

Faculty Disclosures

No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute and Maryland Assembly on School-Based Health Care. Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.   

Designation Statement

Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

By completing this activity you provide the Weitzman Institute permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Community Health, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 1.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 1.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 1.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 1.00 CDR
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
  • 1.00 Participation Hour(s)
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