The University of Texas System

Understanding and Addressing
School Refusal

Sep 09, 2021

12:30 pm–1:30 pm


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Join us for this opportunity to learn more about the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) and how it can help you.
CME Information

Presented by:

Nithya Mani, M.D., Associate Director and Psychiatry Lead, CPAN and TCHATT
Puja Patel, Ph.D., Assistant Director and Psychology Lead, CPAN and TCHATT

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant
should be able to:

  1. Discuss the components and implications of school refusal.
  2. Evaluate the motivating conditions underlying school refusal
    and identify appropriate assessment tools.
  3. Define evidence based therapeutic and psychopharmacologic
    interventions that target school refusal.
    Target Audience: Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician
    Assistants, Nurses, Medical Assistants
    This activity has been designed to promote some of the
    following desired physician attributes and competencies:
    ACGME: Patient Care; Medical Knowledge; Interpersonal
    and Communication Skills; Systems-Based Practice
    IOM: Use Evidence-Based Practice; Patient-Centered Care;
    Work w/Interdisciplinary Teams
    IECC: Interprofessional Communication; Roles and