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Adolescent Mental Health -- Social Media and Sexuality Edition


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   1
State Associations:
MOA - Maine
Faculty:
Amy Mayhew, MD |  Erin Belfort, MD
Duration:
1 Hour
Expiration:
Access till 12/31/2024 after purchase.


Description

Session Objectives:

Attendees will learn about adolescent sexual practices, behaviors and attitudes. Attendees with understand how the developmental tasks of adolescence interact with digital media. Attendees will understand how youth explore identity/self and sexuality/other in online spaces. Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify how sexually explicit internet materials may be used by adolescents in normative sexual exploration. Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify which adolescents are more vulnerable to negative effects from sexually explicit internet materials. Participants will be able to identify how they may discuss and think about use of sexually explicit internet materials by their adolescent patients.

 

The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

 

MOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be initially directed in writing to the MOA Executive Director by email to info@mainedo.org who will share them with the MOA's Program Committee. Grievances will receive a response within 30 days of receipt. If you do not receive a satisfactory response, you may notify the Council on Continuing Medical Education, AOA, 142 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611.

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Amy Mayhew, MD's Profile

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Dr. Mayhew completed her master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University in New Orleans, and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal as part of her master’s program. She earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in Rochester, NY. She completed a residency in Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, followed by a fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry from Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, MA. She is Board certified in both Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Mayhew is now the Clinical Director for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic at Maine Medical Center, as well as for the PIER Program for early psychosis.

Dr. Mayhew has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.


Erin Belfort, MD's Profile

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Dr. Belfort is a “Mainer” and returned to the state after her residency in general psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship training at Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She is currently the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Director at Maine Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a staff psychiatrist for the Gender Clinic at Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Her academic interests include the risks and benefits of social media use for adolescents and she is currently the co-chair of the Media Committee and a member of the Consumer Issues Committee at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). Other professional interests include working with gender expansive youth and their families and Family Therapy teaching and training.

Dr. Belfort has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.


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