REACH PPP Training
For Virginia PCPs treating pediatric mental and behavioral health
VMAP offers this training program developed by The REACH Institute, adapted for Virginia primary care providers.
Interactive Live Training
A dynamic three-day, 16-hour interactive course focused on building skills and confidence in diagnosing and treating pediatric behavioral health problems.
The training continues with a six-month, case-based distance learning program. Participants join 12 bi-monthly, 1-hour group conference calls with national primary care and child/adolescent psychiatry experts to learn how to manage cases in daily practice.
Register for REACH
All participants receive a custom toolkit with guides, assessment instruments, dosing and side effect charts, medication comparison tables, and handouts for patients and parents. In partnership with VA-AAP. Questions? Contact REACH@vmap.org.
September 22-24, 2023
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.
Effectively manage psychopharmacolgy: selecting medications, initiating and tapering dosages, monitoring improvements, and identifying and minimizing medication side effects.
Create and implement a treatment plan by mobilizing existing resources like family members, school personnel, and other professional caregivers.