ECHO Project

Tennessee Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Education and Support (TCAPES)

This project utilizes the peer-to-peer learning methodology, ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes), to bring physicians together to learn and discuss the successes and challenges in meeting the behavioral health needs of their patients. Topic experts will lead each individual interactive ECHO session. ECHO participants are also eligible to participate in an associated QI project.

Program Objectives:

Recognize the effects of trauma on the developing child | Identify children with psychological trauma and physical abuse in the primary care setting | Apply principals of trauma competent care in the primary care pediatric setting | Increase collaboration with community behavioral health providers | Effectively manage psychopharmacology

Target Audience:

Pediatricians and other primary care providers caring for children.

CME Statement

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

May 10th, 2023 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CT
Introduction to TCAPES ECHO, Depression
July 12, 2023 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CT
September 13, 2023 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CT
Different Fields of Psychiatry: Panelists on Scope of Practice
November 8, 2023 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CT
This image portrays BeHiP: TCAPES by TNAAP.
This image portrays Tennessee State Pediatric Conference by TNAAP.
This image portrays BeHiP: TCAPES by TNAAP.

BeHiP Contact Information

Elaine Riley, MA
BeHiP Program Manager
Phone: (615) 653-6276

Tim Fuller, D.O., FAAP
Medical Director, BeHiP Program