Section 1: Introduction
A. Course Contributor
B. About This Course
C. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Integrated Healthcare
A. What is Integrated Healthcare (IC)?
B. Why is Integrated Care Important?
C. Research Findings Regarding Integrated Healthcare
D. Bi-Directional Opportunities in an Integrated System of Care
E. Core Competencies
Section 3: Values
A. System Minded
C. Cultural Sensitivity
D. Whole Health
E. Person Centered and Self-Determination
G. Equity and Social Justice
H. Inter-Professional Multi-Disciplinary Team Collaboration
Section 4: Knowledge – What Does a Social Worker Need to Know?
A. Understanding the Interdependence and Interrelationship Among Mental Health, Physical Health and Substance Use Problems
B. Understanding the Role of Adverse Life Experiences on a Person’s Mental Health, Physical Health and Substance use
C. Understanding the Roles and Functions of an Integrated Inter-Professional Team
D. Understanding the Culture of Primary Care
E. Basic Health Literacy: Common Chronic Health Conditions and Health Indicators
Section 5: Skills – What does a Social Worker Need To Do in an Integrated Healthcare System?
A. Engagement, Connecting and Motivation Enhancing Skills: Motivational Interviewing
B. Teaching Skills: Imparting Information to the Client Based on the Principles of Adult Education
C. Comprehensive Integrated Screening and Assessment Skills
D. Brief Behavioral Health and Substance Use Intervention and Referral Skills
E. Comprehensive Care Management Skills
F. Health Promotion, Wellness and Whole Health Self-Management Skills
G. Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies
Section 6: Conclusion
Anthony J. Salerno, Ph.D. is a New York State licensed psychologist with over 30 years of public mental health experience in inpatient and outpatient settings in New York State. He holds a faculty position in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and is currently a faculty member of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University. Dr. Salerno has extensive experience in assisting public mental health programs serving impoverished population to adapt, adopt and sustain evidence informed practices such as Wellness Self Management and Family Psycho-Education. Dr. Salerno has specialized in the creation of easily accessible and practical tools and resources to support administrators, supervisors and mental health practitioners in the provision of quality services, especially those delivered in group modalities. As a senior consultant with the National Council, Dr. Salerno also provides guidance on the design and implementation of learning communities focused on the integration of behavioral health and primary care services as well as assisting organizations to adopt and sustain the principles and practices of trauma informed care. Disclosure: Anthony J. Salerno, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.