Bronx-Westchester AHEC is proud to partner with Project TEACH (Training and Education for the Advancement of Children’s Health) was established in 2010 to support the critical role that New York State pediatric primary care providers play in the early identification and treatment of mild-to-moderate mental health concerns for children ranging in age from 0 to 21.

Bronx-Westchester AHEC and New York State AHEC are pleased to partner with Project TEACH to promote mental wellness resources to ensure that all children and families lead the best lives possible.

Project TEACH services include:

  • telephone consultations with Project TEACH child and adolescent psychiatrists;
  • face-to-face evaluations provided by the Regional Providers in certain circumstances;
  • linkages and referrals to key community mental health resources; and
  • a diversity of CME accredited educational opportunities.

All New York State Primary Care Physicians are eligible to receive Project TEACH services at no cost, including pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, adult psychiatrists treating children, and other prescribers.

Free Training for Pediatric Priamry Care Providers

Earn up to 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Sunday, June 2, 7:30am – 4:00pm
Monday, June 3, 7:30am – 1:45pm
Embassy Suites
86 Congress St
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

This free, in-depth training enhances your skills to assess, treat and manage common mental health concerns in children and youth.

The training is led by experts from Four Winds Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and more. It focuses on best practices for common mental health concerns in children and adolescents.

The agenda for this training includes:

  • Sessions on ADHD, anxiety, aggression, depression, trauma, and more
  • Simulation exercises that help you navigate real-world assessment and treatment decisions
  • Q&A panels so you can ask questions, get direct feedback from faculty, and find solutions to clinical barriers
  • A focus on how to incorporate new strategies into your clinical practice
  • A dedicated module on reimbursement best practices

If you can’t make this training in Saratoga Springs because of your schedule, consider our upcoming training in New York City.

This training is presented by Project TEACH, a project funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health.

Good mental health lets young people live their best lives. Let us help you care for the kids in your practice.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.