The Developing Brain and Early Mental Health Initiative

The Developing Brain and Early Mental Health Initiative:

From Research to Practice - For Pediatric Care Providers

Parents hands surround baby's feet

December 8, 2017
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Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be better able to: 

  • Recognize the role that the first three years of life play on development.
  • Recognize the importance of early relationships for normal brain development and mental health. 
  • Identify children who may be at risk.
  • Create successful programs in pediatric care. 


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Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 3.75 ANCC contact hours.

Minnesota Board of Social Work

The University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Professional Development has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Social Work for 3.75 continuing education hours for this training.

Minnesota Board of Psychology

This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Psychology (Board Assigned Log #201809.062) for 4.0 continuing education hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit this statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit.  The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

This conference is supported by Masonic Grant to the Department of Pediatrics: Early Brain Initiative and in coordination with the Minnesota Department of Health, Help Me Grow MN, Minnesota American Academy of Pediatrics, Center for Neurobehavioral Development, Institute for Child Development, and Zero to Three.