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Behavioral Health Webinar Series for Primary Care

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present a multi-part Behavioral Health Webinar Series for Primary Care.  The first, “Suicide Risk Screening,” with John Ackerman, PhD, Center for Suicide Prevention and Research Nationwide Children’s, and Jeff Bridge, PhD, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s, occurs May 30 from noon to 1 p.m.. Nationwide Children’s designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Please join us via Skype or call (614) 355-5333; Conference ID:  2243805. Additional behavioral health topics will be covered over the next six months.

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