CAP PC/TEACH Podcast Academy 2/17/2017 Episode 2 Part 2: Addressing Mental Health Issues in Transgender Children and Adolescent in Primary Care, Part 2
In Part 2, we discuss how pediatric primary care providers can help families and their children navigate some of these challenging experiences and address mental health issues that may arise.
Two resources that we would like to highlight are AAP’s Policy Statement on Office-Based Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth and the AAP/Human Rights Campaign joint document, Supporting and Caring for Transgender Children. Also check out our recent newsletter discussing the topic.
CAP PC/TEACH Podcast Academy 2/17/17 Episode 2 Part 1: Addressing Mental Health Issues in Transgender Children and Adolescents in Primary Care, Part 1
Have you worked with a child or adolescent that has been struggling with gender? These patients are more likely to deal with emotional challenges and may need your support in addressing mental health issues that may arise. Families also need guidance with how to help and support these children. In Part 1, Dr. Eric MacMaster discusses key definitions and mental health issues that can arise in this population.
CAP PC/TEACH Podcast Academy 9/9/16 Episode 1: What Do You Say to Families Before Prescribing Medications for ADHD?
How do we have the first conversations with families about ADHD? When children struggle with inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, or other related challenges, families need guidance around how to work with schools and change strategies at home. Dr. Jim Wallace guides us on having these first conversations with families about helping these children “before meds.”