Professional Development

Breaking Barriers Behavioral Health in Pediatrics


The course will provide primary care physicians and other health care providers updates on behavioral health in pediatrics.



  • Free per person
  • $80 per person
  • $40 per person


Program objectives

  • Discuss pediatric patients dealing with chronic physical health needs and depression;
  • Discuss the impact social media has on children, and opportunities to improve the well being of children and their families;
  • Discuss the gender-affirming care; recognition and respect for patient;
  • Discuss early identification, treatment and resources for autism-spectrum disorders;
  • Discuss the behavioral aspects of eating disorders in the pediatric population;
  • Discuss how adverse childhood experiences influence children's mental health development;
  • Discuss the effect of vaping on teens; what we are learning and what we can do.


Ascension St. John Hospital is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Ascension St. John Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

The ACCME is approved by the Board of Nursing as an acceptable provider of continuing education for license renewal or relicensure.


Fees include breakfast, lunch and registration materials.


If your event required payment, refunds will be given if a cancellation request is received 2 business days (48 hours) prior to the start of the event/conference.  A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.

Deadline to register:    April 20, 2020