After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Review the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on measures of mental health in pediatric populations. 
2. Discuss local experience at Baystate Medical Center regarding pediatric mental health emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
3. Present strategies to cope with the changes related to pediatric mental health emergencies at Baystate Children's Hospital.


Bruce Waslick, MD*
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate

Jack Fanton, MD*
Program Director, Child Psychiatry Fellowship
Baystate Medical Center

Joeli Hettler, MD*
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Session date: 
11/16/2021 - 8:00am EST to 11/30/2021 - 11:59pm EST
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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