Event InfoCategory Date and Time
- Wednesday, June 07, 2023
- 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
- Supporting Patients Outside of the Clinical Setting: Introduction to School Consultation
Jen Brinkman MSW
- Social Work Intern, Academic Year 2022-2023
Mayra Gaona PhD
- Clinical Research Coordinator, Intervention Study
- Urban Youth Trauma Center
- School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
- 1601 W. Taylor St.
- Chicago IL 60612
- Conference Room
- Auditorium, Room 109
- Department of Psychiatry Education Team
- psych-education [at] uic.edu
Jen Brinkman, MSW is a passionate and dedicated social worker with expertise in mental health. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from DePaul University. In 2020, she decided to pursue her Master of Social Work and graduated from UIC’s Jane Addams College of Social work. During her time at UIC she also earned a certificate in evidence-based mental health practice with children.
Mayra A. Gaona, PhD is a school psychologist and clinical research coordinator at the UIC Urban Youth Trauma Center and Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders Clinic (PSADC). Dr. Gaona earned a B.S. in Psychology from Dominican University, an M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, and Ph.D. in School Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Gaona completed her predoctoral internship with the Community Consolidated School District 15 in Palatine, IL. Her research and clinical work focuses on the implementation of strategies to create trauma-informed schools, trauma-focused professional development for school professionals, and the delivery of mental health interventions with newcomer immigrant youth.
Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health
To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields
- Recognize the way our work and our role play a part in the services and supports our clients receive outside the clinical setting
- Reflect on the need for better collaboration with schools and current collaboration practices
- Understand how to consult/collaborate with school staff
- Learn about and identify psychoeducational testing, eligibility criteria in schools, IEPs and 504 plans
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.
No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest. There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.
Ms. Jen Brinkman and Dr. Mayra A. Gaona have no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.