Early Assessment and Support for Psychosis

PRESENTER: DR. CRAIGAN USHER, OHSU CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST

Psychosis involves an alteration in one’s shared perception of the world, and can be extremely frightening. Fortunately, there is room for hope, and evidence that intervening early and supporting young people and their families can make a difference. The following topics are covered in this webinar:

  • The neuroscience of psychosis

  • Mental and medical health risks associated with psychosis

  • Awareness about who is at greatest risk for developing psychosis

  • How to access help for providers


Pediatric Transgender Health

PRESENTER: OPS START ADVISOR KENNETH CARLSON, MD, FAAP, CHILDHOOD ASSOCIATES OF SALEM

  • Increase awareness of gender variance

  • Examine roles of primary care, psychiatry and other providers in care of teens with gender variance

  • Review social, medical and surgical transition

  • Bolster provider confidence in managing gender variant patients


Perinatal Depression Screening


PRESENTER: R.J. Gillespie, MD, MHPE, The Children’s Clinic

  • Importance of screening

  • Enhancing provider understanding, utilization, and implementation of standardized screening tools

  • Educating providers in proper documentation, coding, and billing of screening tools

  • Building provider awareness of local community resources for evaluation and intervention