Adolescence is a critical stage of development during which physical, intellectual, emotional, and psychological changes occur. While adolescence is a relatively healthy period of life, adolescents begin to make lifestyle choices and establish behaviors that affect both their current and future health. During this transition from childhood to adulthood, serious health and safety issues such…
NAHIC was represented by senior faculty Drs. Claire Brindis and Charles E. Irwin Jr. at the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council conference held in Washington, D.C. in May 2013. The focus of the workshop was “Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Young Adults.”
In May 2015, NAHIC’s Dr. Charles Irwin presented at the 48th Annual Advances & Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics Conference in San Francisco, CA. This presentation focuses on primary care management of adolescent depression, including screening, diagnosis and treatment options.
This presentation covers risk-taking behaviors, substance abuse trends, substance use in the context of adolescent development, implications, and guidance for clinical practice.
This presentation includes prevalence of risk taking behaviors, theoretical models, risk taking in the context of the bio-psycho-social development of adolescents, and screening and counseling techniques for clinicians. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool.
This presentation discusses general principles of clinical adolescent care including psychosocial screening, and physical examination. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool.