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MN Department of Health Webinar on screening for adolescent mental health and depression
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When: October 11, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: United States

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Screening for Adolescent Mental Health and Depression:
Implementing universal screening and referral in annual preventive visits

October 11, 2018
12pm - 1pm ET
11am - 12pm CT

October 11th is National Screening for Depression Day. This webinar will cover current recommendations for mental health screening, with a focus on adolescents and young adults. It will highlight standardized screening instruments and discuss addressing positive screens, including the practice of warm referral. In addition, it will describe how Minnesota supports mental health screening in primary care through Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) provider requirements, clinical quality measures, and referral resources. The webinar will also point to federal resources related to adolescent depression and screening.

This webinar will be presented by Katy Schalla Lesiak, MSN/MPH, APRN-CPNP, Child and Teen Checkups (EPSDT), Minnesota Department of Health and JoAnne Hoffman Jecha, MD, Pediatrician at South Lake Pediatrics

Brought to you by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s Region 5 Adolescent Health Network, Minnesota Department of Health, University of MN - State Adolescent Health Resource Center, and the Minnesota Chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Academy of Family Physicians.




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