CTC-RI/PCMH Kids hosted its quarterly Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative meeting, with pediatric practices reporting out on progress made with screening for behavioral health needs during COVID 19 and their performance improvement plans. Celeste Corcoran, MD, FAAP, Diplomate in Obesity Medicine, Assistant Professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and clinical educator presented on Childhood Obesity and Mental Health, the impact that COVID-19 has had on children, and medical and behavioral health interventions that can be helpful, including recognizing triggers, using mindfulness techniques and assessing sleep routines. Dr. Corcoran serves as Hasbro Children’s Hospital Community Outreach Program Director.
For those unable to attend, here is a link to the Zoom Recording. In addition, the presentation and YouTube Video on Weight Related Bullying were shared.