Building the Infrastructure for Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health: The Nuts and Bolts of an Effective Service (Module 2)

  • Open Enrollment Online Course

This is the second module in the Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care: A "How to" Guide for Physicians, Allied and Behavioral Health Leaders series. Content includes: Strategies for success with the Primary Care Behavioral Health model; How to hire and train the Behavioral Health Provider, and; Supervision, scheduling, productivity and documentation

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Course Details

Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care: Strategies, Techniques and Tools for Success and Sustainability is an educational series composed of several online, self-paced learning modules focusing on specific strategies for developing an integrated behavioral health practice in primary care. The overall purpose of the series is to increase the knowledge and skills of physician, nursing, allied health, behavioral health and other healthcare professionals to enable them to manage sustainable integrated behavioral health programs. Modules include voice-enhanced PowerPoint presentations, videos, interactive learning activities, readings, and calls to action. All modules include practical tools and online resources to facilitate integrated behavioral health practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the basic components of an integrated primary care behavioral health service.
  2. Detail what qualities to look for when hiring a behavioral health provider.
  3. Outline the optimal location and scheduling practices for a behavioral health provider.

Target Audience:

Physicians, nurses and allied healthcare providers in clinical and academic settings. Behavioral health providers interested in integrated behavioral health in primary care.
Continuing Education:

3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits will be awarded for completion of all requirements:

  1. Post-test
  2. Course evaluation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Banner Health and Arizona State University.  Banner Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Banner Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

About the Instructor

Jeff Reiter, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Jeff Reiter is a clinical psychologist and co-author of “Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care: A Guide to Integrating Services, 2nd Edition”. Dr. Reiter is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Arizona State University Doctor of Behavioral Health Program. Currently Dr. Reiter is leading the development of a new integrated primary care service at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, Washington. He spent the previous twelve years leading the integrated service for HealthPoint Community Health Centers. Dr. Reiter has effectively consulted with physicians throughout his career on the “Primary Care Behavioral Health” approach to integrated care.


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