Available Until 6/16/2024

Psychiatric Effects of COVID-19 in Children and Adolescents

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-21-048-L01-P
Release Date: June 16, 2021
Expiration Date: June 16, 2024
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1.0 hour, no partial credit
Activity Fee: Members – Free / Non-Member – Free

 This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview

Join us for this timely webinar as we discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of children and adolescents now and in the future. Dr. Abigail Boden Schlesinger, M.D., a leader in child and adolescent psychiatry will share her expertise in this area of growing concern. This webinar will discuss the known psychiatric effects, risk factors for psychiatric illness, and process to triage care concerns expressed by parents and children during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience

This continuing pharmacy education activity is designed for pharmacists, pharmacy department leadership, organizational leaders including other pharmacy associations who are working directly, or to support patient care.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the known psychiatric effects experienced in children and adolescents due to COVID-19
  2. Identify risk factors for psychiatric illness in children and adolescents
  3. Discuss the process to triage psychiatric care concerns expressed by parents and children during COVID-19

Schedule of Activities

  • Introduction and Announcements
  • Presentation
  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion


  • Abigail Boden Schlesinger, MD, Medical Director, Children’s TiPS, Chief, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Integrated Care UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Pediatrics University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Moderator: Rena Sackett, Pharm.D., BCPS, Executive Fellow in Association Leadership and Management, ASHP, Bethesda, MD


In accordance with the ACPE's and ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support, anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these Standards, all potential conflicts of interest have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the activity content over which the individual has control.

As defined by ACCME, a commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The Standards for Commercial Support do not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests. The existence or non-existence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the activity.

  • All planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff report no financial relationships relevant to this activity. 

Methods and CE Requirements

This activity consists of a recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity.

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.