PMHS Clinical Practice Resources


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PMHS Clinical Practice Resources

We offer the following list of respected resources for your day-to-day practice.


Clinical Practice Guidelines/Statements/Reports

In this section, we also offer the following seven resources as possible preparatory references for Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist exam candidates. The PNCB does not endorse specific materials for certification preparation. View the Reference List at PMHS Exam Resources for additional information. 


In-Depth Resources for Primary Care Providers




Online Programs


In-Person Programs


Coding Tips


Respected DMBH CE and Psychopharmacology

Consider these sources for accredited contact hours in the behavioral/mental health arena as you look to increase your knowledge or plan to meet PMHS recertification requirements.

Online Sources


Newsletters, Textbooks, Articles, Etc.



  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Annual Conferences
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) DB:Prep National Conference
  • American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Annual Conferences
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Conferences
  • Continuing Education, Inc. Credits while you Cruise conferences
  • Florida Nurse Practitioner Network Annual Conferences
  • International Society of Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN) Annual Psychopharmacology Institute
  • Johns Hopkins Annual Pediatrics for the Practitioner Update
  • Massachusetts General Hospital's Annual Child and Adolescent Pharmacology Conference
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Conferences
  • National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Conferences
  • Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) Annual Psychopharmacology Congress
  • Psych Congress Regional Meetings
  • Society of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Annual Conferences
  • The University of Vermont's Annual Transforming Primary Care and Behavioral Health Conference

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