Course Dates and Registration

November 5-7, 2021: PPP San Diego, Virtual Course - 3 spots available for eligible California-based providers only.** See note.

*Timing for all virtual courses will follow the time zone of the location in which the course is based.

**Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out if you qualify to register for this PPP program.

Join The REACH Institute for the Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (PPP) Mini-Fellowship. This innovative program increases clinicians' comfort with assessing, diagnosing, and treating pediatric mental health concerns. Participants can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by completing the mini-fellowship components:

All participants will receive custom-designed toolkits with guides, assessment instruments, dosing and side effect charts, medication comparison tables, and handouts for patients and parents.

Course Goals

In order to effectively use medications for pediatric behavioral health problems, participants learn to:

  1. Correctly identify and differentiate among pediatric behavioral health problems such as childhood depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety states (including PTSD), oppositional and conduct disorders, and psychosis.
  2. Effectively manage psychopharmacology: selecting medications, initiating and tapering dosages, monitoring improvements, and identifying and minimizing medication side effects.
  3. Create and implement a treatment plan by mobilizing existing resources like family members, school personnel, and other professional caregivers.

The course starts on Friday at 11:30 am and ends on Sunday at 1:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Khan, PPP Program Director, at 212-947-7322 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CME Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and The REACH Institute. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.