Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families

Welcome to a new format to assist Vermont primary care clinicians and the general community to access new and quality information to help improve child mental health assessment and treatment.  We know the problem all too well:  emotional and behavioral problems are extremely common, affecting at least 1 in 5 children.  Vermont like every other […]

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Next Child Psychiatry in Primary Care Conference Friday, May 30

Please mark your calendars to attend the 8th annual Child Psychiatry in Primary Care conference to be held Friday May 30, 2014 at the Doubletree Hotel in South Burlington, Vermont.  It promises to be another captivating and practically useful event for primary care clinicians, mental health professionals, and educators. We plan to have our usual […]

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Primary Care Phone and Email Consultation Program Begins Second Year

The Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families at FAHC/UVM, in partnership with VCHIP, is pleased to announce we are entering our second year of the Child Psychiatric Phone and Email Consultation Program.  The goal of this program is to provide healthcare providers with curbside phone and email consultation to assist in the management of […]

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What about Intermittent Explosive Disorder?

Primary care clinicians are becoming increasingly comfortable with diagnoses such as ADHD, OCD, and even depression but what about Intermittent explosive disorder (IED, not to be confused with improvised explosive device)?   IED refers to individuals who experience recurrent episodes of aggression that is disproportionate to the precipitating trigger and that the person finds unable to […]

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