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
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.