National experts on health care in juvenile detention settings will share their policies, practices and perspectives and will answer questions on managing COVID-19 with this vulnerable population. While every detention facility is unique, this discussion will offer ideas that you can use in your own setting to ensure public health and safety during this unprecedented challenge. The webinar will be recorded and posted.


Among the topics to be discussed:

Coordination with public health

Intake/admission screening, testing and quarantine

Staff issues and concerns

Medical isolation and management of illness

Prevention strategies

Diversion and reentry



Elizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD, CCHP (chair, Juvenile Health Committee) – Consulting psychiatrist, Rhode Island Training School

Paula Braverman, MD (liaison, American Academy of Pediatrics) – Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Baystate Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts

Jennifer Maehr, MD (panelist) – Medical Director, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services        

David Oh, MD, CCHP (panelist) – Medical Director, Los Angeles County Juvenile Court Health Services        

Brian Conant, PsyD, CCHP (panelist) – Behavioral Health Director, Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Illinois                

Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P (moderator) – Chief Health Officer, NCCHC

This is webinar is informational and offers no CE credits.

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When and Where
  • 6/5/2020 9:00 AM CDT
  • 6/4/2021 11:59 PM CDT
  • Webinar
  • Chicago
  • IL