Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency

Year 2 Goals -- Child Psychiatry Residency

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General Goals and Objectives for Year 2

In Year 2, the resident must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and attitudes in addition to the six core competencies outlined in the following section including: patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, practice-based learning, professionalism and systems-based practice.

Knowledge
In Year 2, the resident must build upon the knowledge base of Year 1, noted above. In addition, the resident must demonstrate increasing knowledge in the following areas:

-- The indications, contraindications and potential adverse effects of hospital-based care, including inpatient, acute residential and partial hospital treatments and the role of the child psychiatrist within the multidisciplinary team on inpatient, residential and partial hospital units

-- Principles of consultation to community systems of care

-- Principles of medical and psychiatric administration in outpatient, inpatient, partial hospital and community settings in the role of a chief resident. This includes understanding all regulatory policies and procedures noted above for GME and training.

-- The basic information presented in the Year 2 clinical and didactic curriculum, augmented by self-directed learning in biological, social and clinical sciences related to child and adolescent psychiatry. The clinical and didactic curriculum is distributed in the Orientation Manual and at the beginning of every rotation and seminar

-- Principles and practices of managed care and health care delivery

-- Principles of medical and psychiatric administration in outpatient, inpatient, partial hospital and community settings in the role of a chief resident.

--Principles of enhancing personal and peer professional practice including insuring patient safety, quality assurance, utilization review, and performance improvement

-- Quantitative methods and a range of research methodology

goals-- Methods of teaching medical students, psychiatric residents, a range of related professionals that care for children, adolescents and families in clinical and community settings, parents and the public regarding normal and abnormal development, psychopathology, methods of therapeutic intervention and prevention

Skills
In Year 2, the resident must build upon the skills developed in Year 1 noted above. In addition, the resident must demonstrate increasing skill in the following areas:

-- Ability to develop and implement a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for children and adolescents in inpatient and partial hospital settings

-- Ability to work as a member of the multidisciplinary team in inpatient, acute residential and partial hospital settings

-- Ability to run groups in inpatient, acute residential and partial hospital units

-- Ability to consult effectively to community systems of care

 

-- Ability to apply and teach principles of medical and psychiatric administration in outpatient, inpatient, partial hospital and community settings in the role of a chief resident. This includes helping to implement all regulatory policies and procedures noted above for GME and training, e.g. duty hours, fatigue and sleep deprivation training, monitoring transitions and hand offs, teaching residents use of the electronic medical record.

-- Ability to apply and teach principles of enhancing personal and peer professional practice including insuring patient safety, quality assurance, utilization review, and performance improvement

-- Ability to lead Journal Club including reviewing papers, working with the faculty leaders, and securing experts to discuss the papers.

-- Ability to teach medical students, residents, allied professionals caring for children, adolescents and families and lay individuals about normal and abnormal development, psychopathology and principles of prevention

-- Ability to function as an administrator in ambulatory and hospital-based systems of care

Attitudes
In Year 2, the resident must build upon the attitudes in Year 1, as specified in the six core competencies.