Web-Based Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care

Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Program Type: 
Standing Program
Education Level: 
Graduate
Postgraduate (e.g., residency, fellowship)
Continuing Education
Technical certificate programs or certificate training programs
Educational Elements: 
Lecture/Didactic
Independent Study
Self Reflection Activities
Experiential not including services to patients
Other Element(s): 
Peer learning community
Program Description: 

The University of Michigan offers a web-based Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care. This 40-hour interprofessional program is offered twice yearly, and is designed for professionals in social work, nursing, primary care, psychology, and other applied fields. Participants gain assessment, intervention, and consultation skills; learn strategies to apply these skills in the workplace; and link with a peer distance learning community to practice new skills and discuss ideas. Participants can earn 40 social work CEU’s and/or 40 CME credits.** For more information, visit http://ssw.umich.edu/programs/ce/ibhpc or contact the Continuing Education Office at [email protected] or 734.763.5723

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and the University of Michigan School of Social Work. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of Michigan School of Social Work is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative, provider MICEC-0003, and is an approved provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program, provider # 1212. The University of Michigan School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program.

Evaluated: 
Yes
Program Results: 

Internal self-assessments via course evaluations and consultation with advisory board

Targeted Professions
Physicians: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Nursing: 
Nurse Practitioners
Registered Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurses
Pharmacy: 
Ambulatory Care
Internal Medicine
Social Work: 
Psychiatric social work
Medical social work
Psychology: 
Clinical
Counseling
Clinical Health
Family
Additional: 
Patient Educators
Physician Assistants
Self-Reported Competencies
PCPCC’s Education and Training Task Force identified 16 interprofessional training competencies critical for preparing health professionals for practicing in team-based, coordinated care models such as patient-centered medical homes. Listed below are the self-reported competencies that this program has achieved, which have been organized by the five core features of a medical home as defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Patient-Centered Care Competencies: 
Cultural sensitivity and competence in culturally appropriate practice
Development of effective, caring relationships with patients
Patient-centered care planning, including collaborative decision-making and patient self-management
Comprehensive Care Competencies: 
Assessment of biopsychosocial needs across the lifespan
Population-based approaches to health care delivery
Coordinated Care Competencies: 
Care coordination for comprehensive care of patient & family in the community
Health information technology, including e-communications with patients & other providers
Interprofessionalism & interdisciplinary team collaboration
Team leadership
Quality Care & Safety Competencies: 
Assessment of patient outcomes
Business models for patient-centered integrated care
Evidence-based practice
Quality improvement methods, including assessment of patient-experience for use in practice-based improvement efforts
Accessible Care Competencies: 
Promotion of appropriate access to care (e.g., group appointments, open scheduling)
Last updated December 9, 2014

* Please note: Information contained in this database is self-reported by representatives from each program. It does not represent an exhaustive list of education and training programs and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement from the PCPCC.

 

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