41st Annual Marty Sklaire Critical Issues on School Health Conference
Module 1 – Office Based Strategies to Help Anxious and Stressed Out
This talk is designed to help pediatricians identify and treat children who present with anxiety and stress using effective assessment office-based strategies including behavioral and pharmacologic interventions. There will be some discussion of the impact of COVID on children's anxiety as well.
Carol Weitzman, MD
Co-Director Autism Spectrum Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Child Study Center
Yale School of Medicine
- Become familiar with screening tools for anxiety and other behavior and emotion problems
- Be ready to implement at least one office-based strategies to help parents work with anxious kids
- Be ready to implement at least one office-based strategies to help anxious and stressed children
- Know the most common pharmacologic interventions for children with anxiety and depression
Dr. Weitzman has no financial conflicts of interest relative to this activity.