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Psychosocial Factors in Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs and Their Families

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pediatricians need to be aware of the potential impact of psychosocial factors on the health and well-being of CSHCN and their families, according to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics recently published in Pediatrics. The report provides guidance for pediatric providers to facilitate and coordinate care and urges pediatric practices to collaborate with behavioral health providers, schools, social services, and other community agencies that are part of their patient’s life.
Dennis Kuo is a member of the CMC CoIIN National Advisory Committee