The University of Texas System

Mental Health Considerations for Kids with Chronic Illness

Mar 13, 2024

12:30 pm–1:30 pm


Presenter: Kirstin Hodson, LCSW

Event Objectives:
-Review current literature available and the increased risk of mental health issues in children with chronic illness.
-Consider the connection between chronic illness and pediatric patients’ quality of life.
-Highlight psychological screenings you can use, along with psychological support available.

Target audience: Physicians, nurses, and mental health professionals.