Birth to 5: A Deeper Dive


Pediatric primary care providers see children up to 14 times before the age of five.

This VMAP ECHO cohort addresses infant and early childhood mental health concerns that arise in busy primary care practices. With a focus on neurodevelopmental factors and implications, each session teaches skills in early support and intervention. Here are some of the topics covered!

Join us Virtually

4th Thursdays | 12 to 1 PM
January to November 2024


Registrants may participate in an optional MOC-4 QI Project and earn up to 75 CE/CME points.

CME/MOC package offered at a reduced rate of $50.

Topics Covered

  • Challenging behaviors in early childhood
  • Conducting early childhood mental health assessments
  • Early childhood attachment & anxiety issues
  • Dysregulated anger & aggression in early childhood
  • ADHD as it presents in preschoolers
  • Impact of early childhood adversity
  • Early warning signs of autism & intervention strategies
  • Sleep challenges in early childhood
  • Tantrums, discipline, and spanking

Featured Faculty

Pediatric mental health experts from the fields of child psychiatry, psychology, developmental pediatrics, and integrated primary care will share their knowledge on early recognition and response, resources for parent and family support, tools to assess the severity of issues, and actions the PCP and family can take while waiting for services:

  • Beth Ellen Davis, MD
  • Mary Margaret Gleason, MD
  • Jackie Cotton, MD
  • Polly Panitz, MD
  • Regional care navigators