WEBINAR: Exploring Best Practices in Integrated Care

WEBINAR: Exploring Best Practices in Integrated Care 

This webinar discusses the importance of integrating behavioral health and primary care, how to enact organizational and system change, and how to support health behavior change. You will learn about the prevalence of various illnesses, why integrated care is necessary and the commitment required to reach a level of integrated care, and how behavioral health has transformed since its inception. In order to reach integrated care, you will explore three approaches to care; how the environment, hiring the right people, and teams can affect organizational and system change; and how to use evidence-based tools and their data to inform your change efforts. Lastly, you will learn about interventions for each level of organizational change and how important it is to listen to the feedback of the people you serve. This webinar is appropriate for professionals in behavioral health or primary care settings.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-NCCBH-W006
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify the role of leadership and on-going attention to the implementation of integrated care practices.
List three best practices in integrated care and implications for their own practice setting.

Section 1: Introduction A. Presenter Introduction B. Objectives Section 2: Why Integrate Behavioral Health and Primary Care? A. Chronic Illness B. Diabetes and Serious Mental Illness C. The Road to Integrated Care D. Leadership Commitment E. Transformation of Behavioral Health Section 3: Organizational and System Change A. Three Approaches to Organizational and System Change B. An Additive Approach to Care C. A Selective Approach to Care D. A Transformative Approach to Care E. Attend to the Environment F. Hire the Right People G. Teams are Built, Not Born H. Screening Using Evidence-Based Tools I. Data, Data, Data J. When the Tide Comes In, All Boats Rise Section 4: Supporting Health Behavior Change A. Determinants of Health (WHO) B. Organizational Interventions for Pre-Contemplation C. Organizational Interventions in Contemplation D. Organizational Interventions to Support Preparation E. Organizational Interventions in Action F. Your Best Evaluator is Your Patient G. The Learning Never Ends Section 5: Conclusion A. Wrap-Up B. Questions and Answers C. Congratulations

Instructor: Joan Kenerson King, RN, MSN, CS
Joan Kenerson King has worked in behavioral health for more than 20 years and provided training and consultation on the development of recovery-oriented systems of care and practices and on integrated systems of care. She authored the paper “Bringing Together Physical and Behavioral Health Care: An Exploration of Current Practice and Future Directions in Pennsylvania,” on behalf of the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative. She was the lead local consultant on system change initiatives for the Department of Behavioral Health in Philadelphia. She has facilitated the establishment of a behavioral health court and a healthcare coordination project. She was the founder and then director of a psychiatric home care program at the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia and maintains a private therapy practice. At the National Council, King has led the development and dissemination of the Case to Care Manager trainings to nurture an integrated health workforce and consulted with behavioral health organizations across the country in their integration initiatives. Disclosure: Joan Kenerson King, RN, MSN, CS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Beginner level Social Workers; Entry level Alcohol and Drug Counselors; Entry level Professional Counselors; Entry level Psychologists; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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