Online Training Modules

The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics presents the Behavioral Health in Pediatrics (BeHiP) online training modules which provide pediatric healthcare providers with tools and strategies to screen for, assess, and manage patients with emotional, behavioral and or substance abuse concerns. All of the online training modules, including CME credit, are available for FREE.

Part I Course Contents

Each module involves a child with behavioral health or substance abuse concerns and each case has a corresponding screening tool for participants to review. The participants work through the screening tool to become familiar with the tool and calculate a score.

Part II Course Contents-Psychopharmacology and Trauma Informed Care

In this second installment of BeHiP Online Modules, participants will focus on understanding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their impact upon chronic disease and mental health conditions; learn about the Department of Children's Services, using the Tennessee system as an example; focus on appropriate psychopharmacology for pediatric behavioral health conditions; and learn about motivational interviewing techniques.

  • Module 1: Trauma and Early Brain Development
  • Module 2: Trauma Competent Care Principles in the Primary Care Setting
  • Module 3: Psychopharmacology
  • Module 4:  Motivational Interviewing
  • Module 5: Working with Children and Families in the Child Welfare System

Click here to access Part II Online Training Modules

BeHiP Contact

Elaine Riley, MA
BeHiP Program Manager
Phone: (615) 653-6276

Michelle Fiscus, M.D., FAAP
Medical Director, BeHiP Program

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