The Collaborative Care Model: How to Integrate Behavioral Health into Your Practice

OVERVIEW

This course presents providers with evidence-based information and tools to integrate behavioral health care skills into their practice using the Collaborative Care Model. In a time of widespread need for clinical assessment and early intervention services for depression and other behavioral health conditions, providers can learn about how their patient care practices can be adapted to address this need effectively. This module is a lecture style format with knowledge check questions at the end of the presentation. This module is approved for 1 hour of CME. 

Target Audience

Doctors, pharmacists, nurses, pharmacy technicians, and other medical providers.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop an understanding of behavioral health and primary care integration​

  2. Describe the rationale for Integrated Care ​

  3. Compare the different models of Integrated Care ​

  4. Name the five principles of the Collaborative Care Model​

  5. Describe the evidence supporting the Collaborative Care Model​

  6. Tailor and apply learned concepts to support implementation of Integrated Care ​

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
Course opens: 
07/26/2022
Course expires: 
06/03/2025
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Denise Chang, MD

 

Bio:

Dr. Denise Chang is a psychiatrist and Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington.  Dr. Chang completed her medical degree at the University of Iowa and then went on to complete residency training in psychiatry and a fellowship in Consult-Liaison psychiatry at the University of Washington.  Following fellowship, she started on the faculty at the University of Washington, working as a psychiatric consultant for primary care clinics working within a Collaborative Care model.  She is now the Medical Director of the Behavioral Health Integration Program, the University of Washington’s Collaborative Care program, and the Medical Lead for the Mental Health Integration Program, another state-wide Collaborative Care program.  Her faculty appointment also involves work with the Integrated Care Training Program, assisting in training psychiatrists and other health care providers in Collaborative Care.  Dr. Chang also has substantial experience in quality improvement work and was the Medical Lead for the Depression Population Approach to Health project at the University of Washington, which was part of a larger Transforming Clinical Practice Initiatives grant from the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

Conflicts of Interest

 Dr. Chang has no conflict of interest to declare.

Anti-discrimination Policy

Dr. Chang has agreed to our anti-discrimination policy that prohibits the inclusion of discriminatory language, graphics, or references on the basis of race, gender identity, age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion.

PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE Pharmacist: (1 Contact Hour) UAN: 0536-9999-22-006-H99-P

ACPE Pharmacy Technician: (1 Contact Hour) UAN: 0536-9999-22-006-H99-T

PHYSICIANS – AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

PHYSICIANS – ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
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