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Black Youth and Suicide Risk

November 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter Information:
Tami Benton, MD is the Frederick Allen Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She is the Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chair of Psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Chief of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has served AACAP, as a committee member, past secretary, current co-chair of the HIV issues committee and Deputy Chair for the Program Committee. She is a member of the National Institute of Mental Health Advisory Council and the APA’s council for research. She mentors clinical and research physicians, fellows and post-doctoral trainees, many of whom are minority scholars, academic faculty members and community leaders. She directs the Child and Adolescent Mood Program and the Youth Suicide Center at CHOP, a multidisciplinary clinical and research program focused on depression and suicide among children and adolescents, with an emphasis upon minority youth. She was recently awarded the Shelly Leaphart-Williams Community Outreach Award by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Humanitarian Award by the Society of Biological Psychiatry in 2020. She is the President Elect for The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.(AACAP) Dr. Benton’s career has been dedicated to developing leadership for a diverse child psychiatry workforce. Her mission- preparing the next generation of diverse physician leaders in pediatric healthcare and mental health and creating partnerships between communities and academic centers, will be critical for eliminating disparities among minority populations. Neimark, MD
Dr. Neimark is a board-certified psychiatrist with extensive clinical practice experience in Southeastern Pennsylvania spanning nearly two decades. Dr. Neimark joined Community Care in 2019 and as Associate Vice President of Medical Affair Dr. Neimark provides executive oversight of the medical and quality functions and works with other key leaders, to ensure the design, implementation and continuous refinement of an optimally performing clinical vision. Prior to joining Community Care, Dr. Neimark was the Chief Medical Officer of Community Behavioral Health. Dr. Neimark is on the teaching faculty of the University of Pennsylvania and a fellow of the College of Physicians.Continuing Education Information:
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education credit for psychologists. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is being offered for 1.0 hours continuing education credits.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is solely responsible for all aspects of this program. This program is being offered for 1.0 continuing education hours.

Community Care will award 1.0 hours of PCB-approved hours of education for participants attending the conference. Our program is certified by the Pennsylvania Certification Board, Provider #414.

This program is offered for 1.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT renewal.

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded the designated number of Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attendance at this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming the indicated hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible in completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for bi-annual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.
CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION PRACTITIONERS: This program fulfills requirements for CPRP continuing education. CPRP are awarded 1.0 continuing education credits.