The integrated behavioral health program at Children’s Minnesota is dedicated to improving kids’ emotional well-being and access to care. Our specialists are experts at helping children manage mental health issues.
Recognizing early signs of mental health problems and helping parents know when a behavioral or emotional issue needs professional help are crucial for healthy development and well-being of children and adolescents.
May 15, 2020, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., St. Paul
Due to the recent developments and health safety precautions surrounding COVID-19, this event has been rescheduled for May 14, 2021.
April 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Paul
Join fellow primary care clinicians to learn from local and national experts in pediatric mental health how to address gaps in practice and incorporate new information to effectively manage mental and behavioral health issues in children. We recognize the increasing number of mental health concerns that are managed in the primary care office and aim to support clinician’s ongoing need for further education, training, and access to available local resources.
Neurodevelopment is a term that describes how our brains grow and form connections that direct our function and behaviors. Infants and children with congenital heart defects are at risk for delays in areas such as motor skills, coordination and learning. Early and periodic evaluation is recommended for infants and children with congenital heart conditions to help them develop to their fullest potential.
March 30, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Michael Rich, MD, MPH
April 21, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., St. Paul
Pediatrics in the digital age: Media, technology and implications for health
In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.
For teens with a chronic illness or disability, adolescence is a combination of a special developmental period and a difficult set of challenges. Adolescence is a unique developmental time characterized by emerging independence, rapid cognitive and physical growth, and the development of an identity. Peer relationships develop a special significance during adolescence. Chronic illness and disability impose physical limitations, often require repeat medical visits, and can involve complex medical treatments.