Adverse Childhood Experiences

Discover how specialist and primary care collaboration in pediatric behavioral health care can benefit you and your patients.

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Improve Access to Complex Care Treatment

Patients with complex medical conditions in New Jersey sometimes wait up to six months to see a specialist.


Improve Patient Outcomes

Investing time to learn how to provide specialty treatment to your patients in your primary care office, where they are most comfortable, can improve patient outcomes.

Grow Your Primary Care Practice Capacity

Research shows that providers who attend Project ECHO sessions increase their ability to treat patients and offer community resources and referrals to patients and caregivers. When multiple providers in one practice attend the same or different ECHOs, capacity to treat patients expands exponentially.

How to Participate

Access your ECHO clinics from anywhere, using your computer or mobile device.

  • Register for your Project ECHO of choice
  • No-charge consultation with a multidisciplinary team of specialists on active cases
  • No homework
  • IT support available

Learning Objectives

After participating in ECHO, providers will be able to:

  • Describe traits associated with behavioral health conditions
  • Employ screening and assessment tools for behavioral health conditions according to American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendations
  • Prescribe and manage appropriate treatment options, including medications, for behavioral health conditions according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Identify and conduct appropriate referrals to community resources, if applicable

Adverse Childhood Experiences ECHO Session Leaders

  • Kelly N. Moore, Psy.D., University Behavioral Health Care - Children's Center for Resilience and Trauma Recovery, Program Manager/Principal Investigator
  • Shilpa Pai, MD, FAAP, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Rebecca H. Bryan, DNP, Rutgers School of Nursing - Camden
  • Carolyn Flynn, MA, The Center for Great Expectations, Director, START Program
  • Joselyn Berrios, MSW, LSW, Patient Care Coordinator, Children’s Specialized Hospital

Adverse Childhood Experiences ECHO Curriculum

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Adverse Childhood Experiences ECHO ACCME Accreditation

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