START is a statewide project of the Oregon Pediatric Society, the state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. START trainings are designed for the entire clinic staff with the end goal of practice change to improve child and adolescent health care.

 Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) - Part IV is available


Adolescent depression screening

Improve adolescent health care through implementing standardized depression screening, and gain understanding of assessment procedures and treatment of depression. Learn strategies for improving the adolescent well visit. Training includes a panel of local community referral resources. 



Adolescent SBIRT Screening

Learn universal substance abuse screening. Conduct office-based brief intervention and referral when indicated. Learn how to address patient confidentiality and consent. Practice assessment and interventions using case examples. Increase utilization of community resources for substance abuse treatment.


Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)/
Trauma-Informed Care

Increase knowledge of the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on lifelong health and functioning. Develop a framework to identify and address ACE’s within your practice. Identify strategies for creating a more trauma-Informed clinic and system.




Autism Spectrum Disorders

Improve standardized ASD Screening in your practice, including latest screening tools. Learn office-based strategies and management practices for successful office visits for families with an autistic child. Features a panel of local community service providers, and a parent voice.



Behavioral Health Integration

Learn to better recognize and manage behavioral health disorders in primary care. Review common assessment tools and learn strategies to support practice change in alignment with PCPCH criteria. Increase awareness of local community behavioral health resources.


Developmental Screening

Improve standardized developmental screening for broad-based developmental delays and autism in your practice, aligned with CCO and PCPCH metrics. Learn specific clinic workflows and strategies to support practice change. Training includes a panel of local community referral resources.


Peripartum Mood Disorders

Learn about the impact of postpartum depression (PPD) on children, early brain development and families. Improve standardized maternal depression screening in your practice including specific work flow strategies. Training includes local community resource providers.