Behavioral health issues continue to be under-diagnosed and inadequately treated. These issues can present themselves in persons of any age, race and culture having an impact on every part of a person’s life. Effective care of behavioral health issues requires the integration and collaboration of mental health and primary care providers. Below you will find information that will assist in improving the care delivered to patients with behavioral health issues.
Utilize the Substance Use Disorder Module in CPCI [2 part series] These webinars address the data needs of all FQHC staff. They also offer specific strategies to health centers seeking to leverage data tools to manage primary and integrated services provided to patients presenting with substance use disorders (SUDs).
Webinar #1 – June 5th 12pm -1:30pm - Substance Use in CPCI: Tools to Support Identification, Prevention and Management. Download Slides / Audio(recording starts at 20'00")
Webinar #2 – June 12th 12pm -1:30pm - Supporting Your Substance Use Program:Strategies and Promising Practices for using the SUDS Module Download Slides / Audio(recording starts at 10'30")
Psychopharmacology for the Non-Prescriber This webinar covers how to accurately diagnose depression, the biological mechanisms of depression, and treatment interventions with a focus on the antidepressant class of medications. The target audience is depression care managers, social workers, and other non-prescribing providers. Stream the webinar here. Download the slides here.
Reducing Access to Lethal Means to Prevent Suicide Presenter: Sarah A. Bernes, MPH, LMSW, Director of Suicide Prevention,The Institute for Family Health Download slides here.
Suicide Prevention Through Safety Planning Presenter: Sarah Bernes, MPH, LMSW from The Institute for Family Health, this webinar focuses on suicide prevention through safety planning. From this presentation, participants will be able to: Describe the Safety Planning Intervention; Discuss ways to increase Safety Plan effectiveness; and List resources for implementing the Safety Planning Intervention. Streaming recording link / Download recording link