Skill-Building Module 11 Academic Dysfunction and 504/IEP advocacy/empowerment

Presented by:
Alexandra J. Binney, Ph.D.
University of Florida College of Medicine, Dept. of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Psychology Division

 Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Binney has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

 Start Date: 1/18/2024

End Date: 1/17/2026

 Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, APRNs, RNs, LCSWs

 Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

1) Identify and better recognize pediatric behavioral health problems through early surveillance and screening with evidence-based tools.

2) Recognize and evaluate common pediatric psychiatric disorders and demonstrate skills in treating children in primary care practices, particularly relevant to diagnostics and psychopharmacotherapy.

3) Apply interview techniques for surveillance, engage in discussions of behavioral health topics, and utilize brief counseling techniques within their practices.


Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Resource(s) for further study:

  1. Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 334 F. Supp. 1257 (1971).
  2. Skalski, A.K.; Stanek, J. (2010). Section 504: a guide for parents and educators. National Association of School Psychologists.
  3. Stewart, P. (2014). Part B: notice of procedural safeguards for parents of students with disabilities. Florida Department of Education.
  4. Timothy W. v. Rochester. 875 F. 2d 954 (1989).

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