Resource Library

Webinar Shorts: Eliminating Disparities In Children’s Mental Health

Video clips from this webinar presented by AACAP President Warren Y.K. Ng, MD, MPH, provide information on the scope of the mental health crisis, the impact of the pandemic with a particular focus on children and adolescents, and the framework of the NJPPC in which psychiatrists are an integral part of physician led care teams.

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Webinar Shorts: An Introduction To The NJ Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative

In this video, Debra Koss, MD discusses how the New Jersey Psychiatric Association has been a longtime supporter of the pediatric collaborative care model, starting as early as August 2010. She shares the major milestones achieved over the past 12 years to expand on the work of NJPPC. Dr. Koss also provides the three main pillars of NJPA’s 2021-2022 scope of work including communication to promote awareness, education on the latest evidence-based treatments and advocacy for policies that support the implementation and sustainability of the pediatric collaborative care model.

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NJPPC Family Letters

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The NJPPC Works: Check Out the Most Recent Statistics

The New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA) has represented its members as a key stakeholder in bringing the NJ Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative (NJPPC), a patient and family-centered care model, to New Jersey. The most recent data demonstrates the positive impact the NJPPC has had on New Jersey children and adolescents.

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Helping Families Reconnect

APA Foundation Notice.Talk.Act.® at School offers these resources to aid all family members in moving away from isolation and towards connection across the entire family. In this resource, you will find helpful tips on how you can make connecting with one another a habit within your family. Click here to view the full resource.

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Motivational Interviewing Techniques for Parents

APA Foundation Notice.Talk.Act.® at School offers OARS, an interactive motivational interviewing technique used to facilitate an open conversation. This OARS Brochure for Parents supports parents in establishing and maintaining a healthy relationship with their children, assessing their needs, and personalizing conversation and responses. Click here to view the full brochure. 

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NJPA featured as a Guest Blog on PRMS

New Jersey Psychiatric Association was featured as a guest blog on PRMS. The article ‘Supports the NJ Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative to Advance Youth Access to Mental Health Care’ discusses the ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the work towards this mission. 

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On-Demand Webinar: An Introduction to the NJ Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative (NJPPC)

At the end of this webinar, participants should be able to- Identify the current models of integrated care delivery Explain the core components involved in Child Psychiatry Access Programs Describe the services provided through the New Jersey Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Apply knowledge to your participation in NJPPC advocacy initiatives

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Duty to Warn

The application of New Jersey’s Duty to Warn law can present challenges in practice. The NJPA Council on Education prepared these brief video clips moderated by Council member Tony Juneja, MD. Dr. Juneja facilitated a discussion with NJPA member Rusty Reeves, MD, Rutgers University, Forensic Psychiatry Training Director and Director of Psychiatry, University Correctional Health […]

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What does it mean to be a D.O.? Understanding Your Providers.

D.O. refers to doctorate in osteopathic medicine. Unfortunately, as many osteopaths can attest, this does little to elucidate what professional training, licensure, patient care philosophy, and scope of practice a D.O. brings to patient care or the subtle differences from those with medical doctorates (M.D.). Osteopathic physicians (D.O.s) are equivalent to Doctors of Medicine (M.D.s) […]

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Patient Resource Document

The aim of this Patient Resource Guide is to be a nonpartisan source of information for our readers and for those in need. The NJPA does not specifically endorse any services, but instead intends to provide our readers the resources that will benefit them. If any corrections or clarifications are needed, please do not hesitate […]

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NJ Department of Labor

Either as an employer or employee within the State of New Jersey, you should know your rights regarding employment matters such as, the method and manner of payment of wages, workers’ compensation requirements, family leave laws, and federal and state occupational safety and health requirements. Visit the New Jersey Department of Labor website to learn […]

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NJ Division of Mental Health Services

The State system of care includes psychiatric inpatient settings and community-based support services. It will be beneficial for you as a New Jersey practitioner to familiarize yourself with services available within NJ for your patients.  You can find descriptions of these services by county and program in the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services […]

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New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance

The Division of Insurance within the Department of Banking and Insurance is comprised of units which are charged with the licensing and oversight of the various types of insurance regulated by the State of New Jersey. The Division of Insurance site hosts a Doctors’ Corner that provides information on medical malpractice insurers, electronic health information technology, […]

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Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey (PAPNJ)

The mission of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey (PAPNJ) is to provide services to protect the public safety and welfare of the citizens of New Jersey through education, identification, evaluation, treatment planning, and advocacy for licensed healthcare and other professionals in recovery from impairing medical conditions and illnesses. Program details and contact information can be found […]

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Physician Payments Sunshine Act

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), which is part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), requires manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologicals that participate in U.S. federal health care programs to report certain payments and items of value given to physicians and teaching hospitals. Manufacturers submit the reports to the Centers for Medicare […]

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Continuing Medical Education

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs regulates continuing education for physicians.The general requirement is that a licensee applying for a biennial license renewal shall complete 100 continuing medical education credits in Category I or Category II courses, of which at least 40 shall be in Category I. Regulations detailing New Jersey’s continuing education requirements […]

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Drug Enforcement Administration Registration

Every person or entity that handles controlled substances must be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or be exempt by regulation from registration. The DEA registered practitioner may only engage in those activities that are authorized under state law for the jurisdiction in which the practice is located. When federal law or regulations differ from state […]

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New Jersey Drug Control Unit

The State of New Jersey has established a Drug Control Unit to assist in the enforcement of the provisions of the New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS) Act, administer the New Jersey Prescription Blanks Program, and manage the annual CDS registration of prescribers. Additional Resources: Uniform Prescription Blanks regulations Prescription Monitoring Program regulations Controlled Dangerous […]

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New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners

New Jersey’s Board of Medical Examiners reviews applications for licensure, processes licensure renewals, establishes standards for practice, and disciplines licensees. All of these procedures and practices are explained on the Board web site and in regulations proposed and adopted by the Board. The relevant regulations can be found in Chapter 35 of Title 13 of […]

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Reduce Stigma…Increase Access to Care

Mary Ann Uzzi, Founder Paramus & Bergen County Stigma-Free Zone, Care Plus NJ Trustee  Lately the word “stigma” has been getting more attention.  This is a good thing, but you might be wondering why. Mental illness has become one of the most pressing health concerns in our country.  Approximately 1 in 4 adults and 1 […]

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Pediatric Integrated Collaborative Care: An Advocacy Victory for NJ Children and Youth

Debra E. Koss, MD, FAACAP NJPA Senior Vice President One in five youth experience mental illness severe enough to impact normal development. Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14 and three-quarters by age 24. The data is compelling and points to the importance of early intervention and treatment. Yet one […]

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A Patient’s Guide for Affordable Psychiatric Medication

Robert Bransfield, MD; Linda Gochfeld, MD; Jeff Mattes, MD Background Medications for psychiatric problems are an important part of mental health treatment; however, cost can be an obstacle to your obtaining the medication your doctor prescribes.  If so, you should let your doctor know that cost is an issue.  A discussion of benefits, side effects, […]

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