CHC Medical Grand Rounds (November 25, 2022)

Program Information

CHC Grand Rounds are designed to educate Community Health Center, Inc. faculty and trainees to foster opportunities for collaboration. This is a series of didactic presentations related to the complexities of the provision of mental health services including the treatment of mental health disorders; presentation of research on specific diagnosis and conditions; new and emerging interventions and data.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:

  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants/Associates
  • Psychologists and Counselors
  • Social Workers

Registration Information

CHC Grand Rounds is only open and available to clinical staff members of the Community Health Center, Inc. There is no fee associated with this program.

Learning Objectives

Medical

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

  • Support health care professionals in keeping up to date in evolving areas of health care practice and compliance 
  • Identify evidence-based standards of care
  • Discuss best practices in high quality care delivery
  • Review appropriate care and management of patients
  • View subject matter through the lens of diversity and inclusion

Behavioral Health

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

  • Identify best practices for various behavioral health disorders
  • Initiate appropriate intervention or be able to appropriately refer 
  • View subject matter through the lens of diversity and inclusion 
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 ACPE
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
  • 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: 
01/01/2022
Activity expires: 
12/31/2022

Medical Grand Rounds

Medical Grand Rounds meets from 8:30-9:30am ET. Below are the dates for the remaining sessions of this activity:

  • May 27, 2022
  • June 24, 2022
  • July 22, 2022
  • August 26, 2022
  • September 23, 2022
  • October 28, 2022
  • November 25, 2022
  • December 23, 2022

Behavioral Health Grand Rounds

Behavioral Health Grand Rounds meets from 8:30-9:30am ET. Below is the date for the remaining session of this activity:

  • July 13, 2022

Faculty

Medical

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Behavioral Health

 

R. Timothy Kearney, PhD, earned his BA with a combined major in Psychology and Spanish Literature at Yale University and pursued graduate work at Fuller Theological Seminary where he earned his MA (Theology) from the Graduate School of Theology and his PhD (Clinical Psychology) from the Graduate School of Psychology. He has also completed the post graduate Primary Care Behavioral Health training program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. He is a licensed psychologist in Connecticut. He joined the Community Health Center behavioral health staff in 1998. He is the author of Caring for Sexually Abused Children: A Handbook for Families and Churches (Intervarsity Press, 2001). In addition to administrative and clinical leadership of the Behavioral Health programs at CHC, Dr. Kearney supervises and trains postdoctoral psychology residents, co-leads psychotherapy groups with students and younger staff to train them in the provision of child group therapy, and provides direct client care with the clinical focus of providing care to children and adolescents and their families, especially those impacted by medical illness, trauma, and abuse.

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, 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 American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities, and Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.

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 ACPE
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
  • 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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CHC Grand Rounds is only open and available to clinical staff members of the Community Health Center, Inc. There is no fee associated with this program.

Required Hardware/Software

  • This online activity requires use of a device connected to the Internet, such as a computer tablet or mobile device. 
  • The activity will take place over Zoom, which must be accessed directly from within the activity.