Early Identification of Developmental and Behavioral Problems
Expiration Date: 3/31/20
This course is free.
Course Description: Participant will gain knowledge and skills identifying signs of behavioral problems in infants and young children. Screening tools and resources will be provided in this program.
Instructor: Dr Desmond Kelly MD
Target Audience:Healthcare professionals
Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the importance of early identification and intervention for developmental and behavioral problems in young children.
- Define the key domains of development in infants and young children and warning signs of developmental delays or atypical patterns of behavior.
- Describe standardized screening tools that are completed by parents and caregivers to assess development and identify areas of concern.
- Demonstrate knowledge of interventions and resources for children with problems related to their early development and behavior.
Length of Course:1 hour
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hours.
Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.
Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
Others: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.
The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.
Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.
Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.