To support continuity clinic preceptors in training residents to address mental health issues in their patients, the AAP Mental Health Leadership Work Group (MHLWG) has developed a set of teaching materials on brief interventions and managing mild to moderate anxiety. The MHLWG hopes this is just the beginning of a larger set of materials that will help address other common mental health issues in the primary care setting.

Preceptors are welcome to tailor the materials and presentations accordingly. While the information in the presentations is comprehensive, preceptors can select what to highlight if time is limited.

Module 1 - Brief Intervention​​​​​

Utilize evidence-based approaches to engage patients and families in managing mental health concerns

Module 2 - Anxiety

Recognize and provide initial management for children and youth with mild to moderate anxiety in the primary care setting

Acknowledgements | Implementation of the Curriculum

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