Behavioral Health Panel on Cultural Competence Today @ Noon ET - Call Agenda


PCPCC's Behavioral Health Special Interest Group (SIG)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 12:00-1:00PM ET
Call-In: 712-432-0900, Access Code: 868853#

NOTE: To minimize background noise, please mute your line when not speaking. Press *6 to mute and *6 again to unmute your line.
Call Agenda
I.  Welcome & Introductions
  • PCPCC announcements and housekeeping
    • Last week for $100 early bird discount to our June conference in Denver, featuring a Behavioral Health Workshop moderated by Ben Miller: "Supporting Patient Behavior in the PCMH." Learn more here.
    • Please self-mute your phone lines & hold questions till after the presentations
  • Moderator, Parinda Khatri, to introduce speakers & outline purpose of call
II.  Panel Presentations & Open Discussion
   III. Closing Remarks

Next Call: Please mark your calendars and join us next month on Wed, May 21st @ Noon ET.

Learning Opportunities & Resources

PCPCC Events

Tomorrow! Updates from the Minnesota Health Care Home Initiative
Thursday, April 17 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM ET
Register for webinar here.

Medical Home Innovations in the States
Thursday, April 24 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM ET
Register for national briefing here

Health Care Transformation: Overcoming Challenges to Reach the Summit
June 9 - 10, 2014  |  Denver, CO
Early Bird registration for conference ends April 17. Learn more here

Patient-Centered Primary Care: At the Heart of Value and Quality
November 12-14, 2014 | Washington, DC
Conference registration coming soon.

Archived Webinar: Overcoming Barriers to Collaboration Among Behavioral Health and Primary Care Providers.  Featuring Dayna Matthew, Professor, University of Colorado and moderated by Polly Kurtz, Executive Director, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association. Access slides here.
Other Events

National Council for Behavioral Health
The National Council for Behavioral Health is offering several webinars in April:
  • Transforming the Access Paradigm through Mobile Apps. April 16, 1-2:30PM ET.
  • Sharing Mental Health Information: Details of the New HIPAA Privacy Rule. April 16, 3-4PM ET.
  • Strategic Business Development: Helping Behavioral Health Organizations Flourish. April 17, 2-3:30PM ET.
  • Create a Culture of Wellness to Support Health Behavior Change. April 21, 2-3:30PM ET.
Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Training (BHWET)
SAMHSA-HRSA is hosting technical assistance calls in April for Professional (HRSA-14-077) and Paraprofessional (HRSA-14-126) applicants to its BHWET program.  Awards will be given of up to $300,000 per year for three year projects focused on the behavioral health needs of at-risk youth and families. 
Behavioral Health Resources

Value-Based Financially Sustainable Behavioral Health Components in PCMHs
In the Annals of Family Medicine March/April 2014 issue, components considered necessary to provide sustainable, value-added integrated behavioral health care in the medical home are discussed. 

Integrating Behavioral Health Care Into The Patient-Centered Medical Home
Several Family Medicine and Primary Care Organizations offer a set of joint principles in this recent Annals of Family Medicine article recognizing the centrality of behavioral health care as part of the PCMH.

Integrating Behavioral Health Care in Health Centers
This March 2014 HRSA blog discusses how health centers across the U.S. are reducing stereotypes and discrimination while improving overall health outcomes by delivering behavioral health services.

Reducing Health Care Disparities
This March 2014 Mathematica Policy Research / RWJF issue brief provides a general overview of how the field of health care disparities has evolved in recent years to identify emerging perspectives, progress and current activity, and outstanding needs.

Self-Management Supports: The Ideal for Person-Centered Care
In this SAMSHA-HRSA resource, Richard Birkel, Director of the Self-Management Alliance, discusses how patient-centered medical homes are well suited to bring a strong emphasis to self-management supports. 

Competencies for Psychology Practice in Primary Care
Developed by the American Psychological Association and nine national organizations, this report discusses six broad core competency domains for psychologists to effectively work in primary care settings.

Core Competencies for Integrated Care
Learn more about several resources on core competencies for integrated behavioral health and primary care featured by SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions.

Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health Care: Promising Medicaid Models
This Feb 2014 Issue Brief by Kaiser Family Foundation examines five promising approaches underway in Medicaid to better integrate physical and behavioral health care.
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