Integrated Care Coordination Training Series Kick-off

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WHEN: Wednesday and Thursday, September 29 & 30, 2021, 8:00 am - 10:30 am MST (same time both days)

Virtual: Zoom (link is provided upon registration)

TRAINING OVERVIEW: Integrated care is a general term for any attempt to blend behavioral health services, fully or partially, with medical services. Over the past decade, the integration of behavioral health and medical services has been shown to improve patient outcomes, save money, and reduce stigma related to mental health. Across the country, primary care practices and behavioral health clinics are creating integrated models to address patient needs in a thoughtful and holistic way, empowering both patients and staff to engage in whole-person care. Because the process of integrating and partnering for whole-person care can be complex, a skilled care team is needed. 

The Integrated Care Coordination Training Series Kick-Off Event will provide a detailed explanation of integrated models of care; the opportunity to explore real-life case studies; and foundational information and practical skills necessary to offer integrated care and provide better, more efficient patient care.

Participants will:

  • Gain valuable insight to the steps of implementation
  • Examine workflows
  • Boost Interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Strengthen assessment, intervention, and consultation skills critical to integrated care

PRESENTER BIO: Joan Kenerson King has worked in the behavioral health field for more than 20 years and currently is a Senior Integration Consultant; in which she consults with organizations and counties/states on developing systems of care that integrate physical and behavioral health. Prior to joining the staff at the National Council of Behavioral Health, she devoted the majority of her consulting practice to the development of recovery oriented systems of care, recovery oriented practices,  and helping organizations develop integrated systems of care. In addition, she provided training and consultation in supporting the development of the voice and stories of people in recovery. Her work includes state, local, and agency related recovery oriented change. Joan is passionate about facilitating transformation in systems so that they fully embrace the voice and knowledge of the people they serve. Her keen areas of interest are the development of peer cultures, the use of formal and informal peer support, activating the voice of people in recovery, integration of care across various systems, and developing cultures of wellness.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Behavioral Health, Operations, Medical Directors, Quality Improvement, and  EDs/CEOs

COST: AUCH Members: free | Non-members: $20

For questions about this training, please contact Emily Bennett

Start Date + Time September 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am
End Date + Time September 30, 2021 @ 10:30 am
Registration Cut Off September 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am

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