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Collaborative Care Clinician Training – Western Slope

July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Register Now  – This event is for Primary Care Providers, Psychiatrists, and Clinicians

Psychiatrists and Primary Care Providers are in a unique position to help shape mental health care delivery in the current rapidly evolving healthcare reform landscape using integrated care approaches, in which mental health is delivered in primary care settings. In this model of care, a team of providers, including the patient’s primary care provider, a care manager and a psychiatric consultant, work together to provide evidence-based mental healthcare.

This workshop provides participants with the practical skills needed to work in collaborative care. The course describes the delivery of mental health care in primary care settings with a focus on the evidence-based, guiding principles, and an introduction to implementation strategies. The workshop will include discussion of the compensation model for psychiatrists and primary care providers to provide collaborative care.

Workshop Objectives:
• Make the case for integrated behavioral health services in primary care, including the evidence for
collaborative care
• Discuss principles of integrated behavioral health care
• Describe the roles in an integrated care team
• Apply a primary care-oriented approach to psychiatric consultation for common behavioral health presentations

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide CME for physicians.

The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


July 20, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Double Tree Grand Junction
743 Horizon Drive
Grand Junction, CO 81506 United States
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