Screening Technical Assistance & Resource (STAR) Center

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​The Screening Technical Assistance & Resource Center (STAR Center) is a core component of the Screening in Practices Initiative, which seeks to improve the health, wellness, and development of children through practice and system-based interventions to increase rates of early childhood screening, counseling, referral, and follow-up for developmental milestonesmaternal depression, and social determinants of health. Funded by a grant from The JPB Foundation, the Initiative is working toward a system of care in which every child receives the screening, referral, and follow-up needed to foster healthy development.

 What's New

Perinatal Depression Screening 

Presented by Marian Earls, MD, MTS, FAAP on September 16, 2020 
Video: The Why and How of Perinatal Depression Screening Webinar 
Survey to obtain credit
This event is eligible for 1 CME credit. 

Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand the protective and risk factors that influence healthy social-emotional development and the impact of perinatal depression on the health of the child and family.
  • Engage caregivers with screening as conversation, and as partners in care.
  • Implement screening, primary care intervention, and processes for linking the infant and dyad with resources.
  • Implement follow-up for promotion, prevention, and intervention for healthy social-emotional development and outreach to build collaborative relationships with community partners.

Social Emotional Development Screening 

Presented by Mary Margaret Gleason, MD, FAAP on September 25, 2020
Video: Social Emotional Development Webinar 
Survey to obtain credit
This event is eligible for 1 CME credit.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the protective and risk factors that influence healthy social-emotional development the health of the child and family
  • Engage caregivers with screening conversations 
  • Implement screening, primary care intervention, and processes for linking the family with resources
  • Implement follow-up for promotion, prevention, and intervention for healthy social-emotional development and outreach to build collaborative relationships with community partners

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