Tools & Strategies for Implementing an Integrated Behavioral Health Model In an FQHC

We are excited to announce our series on Integrated Behavioral Health! This series is meant to be watched in its entirety; your organization will only need to make a one time purchase to receive access to the entire series.

This series is now completed, and is no longer offered live. Once you purchase, you will receive links to the recordings and slides for each session. These recordings do not expire. 

At the end of this series, participants will be able to:

  • Assess their organization for integration readiness in regards to their community needs
  • Understand how to implement integrated behavioral health through a deeper knowledge of how to train medical and behavioral health providers, initiate an organizational culture shift, and build organizational and provider capacity
  • Comprehend the logistical aspects of integration, including staffing needs, technology infrastructure, and financial considerations
  • Recognize how health centers can effectively utilize the roles of behavioral health providers and medical providers as a team for each patient.
  • Review how to work with different key populations with specific needs in an integrated model
  • Learn by viewing examples of how CHC implements an integrated form behavioral health on a day to day basis

CME Credits are available for live viewing only.  

 

Participants connect from their home or work computer via ZOOM webinar. Each course is a mix of online live interactive lectures with some supplemental prerecorded videos. During all live sessions, participants will have access to faculty in real time for comments, questions, and discussions.

Participants require access to high-speed Internet and a computer with audio capabilities. Once you purchase the series, you will be sent a ZOOM link to register yourself and anyone else in your organization for the  series. You do not need special skills to participate successfully in a distance-learning environment.

Meet the Core Faculty!

This entire series is available to purchase as a bundle for $600. This fee is for your entire organization; once you or someone in your organization purchases it will be available to the rest of your organization. 

Q: I don’t work in a Federally Qualified Health Center, does this webinar series still apply to me?

A: Yes! Though we will be talking about FQHCs throughout the series, an integrated model of care can be applied to many other types of healthcare settings!

Q: I only want to watch one of the sessions, are they available for individual purchase?

A: In order to receive the full wrap around understanding of integration, we encourage you to attend or watch the entire series. Each individual session is not available for individual purchase at this time. 

 

Q: I’ve learned a lot from this series, but I would like more help in implementing Integrated Behavioral Health. 

A: Check out our Technical Assistance Page, or contact us to learn about how we can offer a customized package for you! 

Q: Didn’t the Clinical Workforce Development at the Weitzman Institute offer Integrated Behavioral Health webinars?

A: Yes! Click Here to view them. The NCA’s webinar series provides a great overview of Integrated Behavioral Health, while this series provides a more in-depth, how-to detail of integration.

 

 

We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have

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Click Each Session Below For More Details

 

Session 1 : Understanding Your Organizational Readiness to Integrate

Completed! You will be sent a link to the live recording and slides once you purchase the package. 

Date: October 9th, 2019

Time: 2:00pm EST to 3:00pm EST

Faculty: Dr. Tim Kearney, PhD and Dr. Tichianaa Armah, MD

Objectives:

By the end of this session, you will be able to 

  • Understand  an integrated behavioral health care model from an example of a practicing organization

  • Identify the components of integration

  • Understand how to identify community needs, available services, and identify gaps in care

  • Understand how to analyze and assess your organization’s readiness

Session 2 : Successful Strategies to Building an Integrated Model

Completed! You will be sent a link to the live recording and slides once you purchase the package.

Date: Novemeber 13th, 2019

Time: 2:00pm EST to 3:00pm EST

Faculty: Dr. Tim Kearney, PhD,

                Dr. Tichianaa Armah, MD,

                John Chapman & Caitlyn Arsenault, Human Resources Recruiters

 Objectives:

By the end of this session, you will be able to 

  • Examine the staffing infrastructure of an integrated organization including hiring, recruiting strategies, retention and the mindset of the people health centers want to employ

  • Understand how to initiate a culture shift and build buy-in in an established organization

  • Understand how CHC implements integration through a shared physical space

    Session 3 : How to Practice Integration, Considerations from Medical Providers, Behavioral Health Providers, and Other Frontline Staff

    Completed! You will be sent a link to the live recording and slides once you purchase the package.

    Date: December 11th, 2019

    Time: 2:00pm EST to 3:00pm EST

    Faculty: Dr. Tim Kearney, PhD

                    Dr. Tichianaa Armah, MD

                    Dr. Veena Channamsetty, MD, AAFP

    Objectives:

    By the end of this session, you will be able to 

    • Understand how to implement structured approaches to integration of medical and behavioral health to ensure connection, enhance access, and improve outcomes.
    • Identify the roles in an integrated team
    • Learn how to establish integrated policies and practices.
    Session 4 : How to Practice Integration: Special Populations

    Completed! You will be sent a link to the live recording and slides once you purchase the package.

    DATE: January 15, 2020

    Time: 2:00pm EST to 3:00pm EST

    Faculty: Dr. Tim Kearney, PhD 

                    Dr. Tichianaa Armah, MD

                    Dr. Alex Munro, PsyD

                    Meghan Garcia MPH, MSN, FNP

    Objectives:

    By the end of this session, you will be able to 

    Differentiate between a behavioral health integrated practice for children, adolescents and adults

    Gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of treating a pediatric patient in an integrated setting

    Understand considerations addressed for LGBT & HIV/HEPC populations in an integrated setting

    Session 5 : How to Practice Integration: Co-Occurring Disorders

    Completed! You will be sent a link to the live recording and slides once you purchase the package.

    Date: February 12th, 2020

    Time: 2:00pm EST to 3:00pm EST

    Faulty: Tim Kearney PhD 

                  Tichianaa Armah MD

                  Dan Bryant LPC 

                  Stephanie Farrell RN, BSN, CPN

    Objectives:

    • Understand how to treat patients within a team model with co-occurring disorders, including substance use disorders

    • Define the roles of the integrated team, specifically in a Medication Assisted Treatment model

    • How to use individual and/or group therapy to support patients and providers

    • Understand the way a MAT program can be used in multiple settings

     

    Session 6 : Building a Sustainable Model of Integration

    Completed! You will be sent a link to the live recording and slides once you purchase the package.

    Date: March 11th, 2020

    Time: 2:00pm EST to 3:00pm EST

    Faculty: Dr. Tim Kearney, PhD,

                    Dr. Tichianaa Armah, MD

                    Chelsea McIntosh, Psy.D.

                    Patti Feeney, MS

    Objectives:

    By the end of this session, you will be able to 

    • Identify strategies to assess the quality of integration initiatives

    • Recognize methods to sustain staff interest and commitment to integrated care 

    • Discuss strategies to encourage ongoing patient engagement

    • Learn how to support and sustain your integrated behavioral health model