3rd Annual Pediatric Mental Health Update

Course Description

This continuing medical education activity focuses on the reality that many pediatric mental health issues are managed by general pediatricians, family physicians and others that provide primary care for children and adolescents. Difficulty in accessing mental health specialty care has led to an increase in psychiatric treatment in the offices of primary care providers.

The target audience for this conference is family physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other providers of pediatric and
adolescent care. 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall diagnostic criteria for OCD, key features of the disorder in pediatric population including common obsessions and compulsions in this age group
  • Recognize key elements of the history, ROS, and physical exam when evaluating a patient for eating disorder
  • Offer strategies to youth and their parents during an office visit where bullying is identified

Are you near Coos Bay, La Grande or Boise?

You may be interested in one of our remote , satellite conferences. Check the remote session course page for more information.

Register for March 6

Register for the 3rd Annual Pediatric Mental Health Update

Feedback from our attendees

"It was a wonderful conference. Every speaker was enthusiastic and committed and that was inspiring."

"Excellent topics, speakers and slides - thank you so much!"

"This conference was extremely well put together and I found the information to be immediately relevant to my clinical practice."

Friday, March 6

7:15      Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00      Welcome and Introduction to the Course – Linda Schmidt, MD
8:05      Working with Children with a History of Trauma and Early Adversity – Karen Bos, MD, MPH
8:55      The 5-Minute Psychologist: Translating Evidence-Based Therapies to Primary Care – Andrew Riley, PhD
9:45      Question/Answer Panel
10:10   BREAK
10:25   Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children and Adolescents – Paria Zarrinnegar, MD
11:15   Bullying: Another ACE – Ajit Jetmalani, MD
12:05   Question/Answer Panel
12:25   LUNCH
1:15      Learning Disorders: What Are They, When Should You be Concerned and What Can You Recommend – Kristen Mackiewicz Seghete, PhD
2:05      Questions
2:25      BREAK
2:40      Adolescent Eating Disorders – Jessica Serrano, MD, MPH
3:30      The Psychological Component: Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents – Rodney Reid, MD
4:20      Question/Answer Panel
4:45      ADJOURN


Prior to  February 22, 2020: $215

On or after February 22, 2020: $265

To help meet administrative costs, a $35 service charge will be assessed on refund requests received by February 21; no refunds can be issued after that date.

Should conditions warrant, the sponsors reserve the right to cancel this program with a full tuition refund.


The School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Lodging near the venue

The nearest hotel to the OMA Building is Crowne Plaza Portland-Lake Oswego at 14811 Kruse Oaks Drive, Lake Oswego, OR. The Crowne Plaza has a shuttle that serves the OMA.


Phone:  (503) 494-8700

E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu

If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in the conference, please contact the Division of Continuing Professional Development as soon as possible, but no later than 20 business days prior to the conference.