Event InfoCategory Date and Time
- Wednesday, April 07, 2021
- 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
- Invention is the Child of Necessity: Addressing Immigrant Child Mental Health during Covid-19 and beyond
Lisa R. Fortuna MD MPH
- Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
- UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Weill Institute for Neurosciences
- Chief of Psychiatry, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
- Online - via Zoom
- Alexandria C. Springer
- (312) 413-0997
- aspring1 [at] uic.edu
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Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH is Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco and Chief of Psychiatry at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She has been an investigator on several National Institutes of Health and foundation-funded studies of Latinx and immigrant mental health, integrated care, access to care including a principle investigator of a NIMH funded R01 aimed at optimizing family navigation for addressing child behavioral health in primary care and a Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) funded multi-site large pragmatic trial of a digital intervention for childhood anxiety called Kids FACE FEARS. Her areas of expertise are child and adolescent psychiatry, treatment and research on PTSD across the lifespan, immigrant mental health and services research, access to care and implementation research including digital delivery of evidence-based treatment.
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
- Specify at least three strategies for addressing mental health inequities faced by immigrant children especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Describe evidence –based options for supplementing face-to face care with technology-supported interventions to address immigrant child mental health needs and access to care barriers.
- Discuss the steps involved in a framework for integrating community and multi-stakeholder priorities in child mental health services planning for immigrant children and adolescents.
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.
Dr. Lisa Fortuna has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.