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Transforming Partnerships: Integrating Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Primary Care is a Course

Transforming Partnerships: Integrating Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Primary Care

Ended Jul 25, 2019

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Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $3 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.

In the new era of public health, transformative partnerships between public health, behavioral health, and primary care will be necessary to foster solutions that address preventable health conditions — from cardiovascular disease to substance use disorders.

During this webinar, we identify real-world examples of how transformative partnerships have generated opportunities for integration and stories from the field of how community health outcomes have shifted because of these partnerships.

Audience
Public health professionals, nurses, behavioral health professionals, primary care physicians, local health department professionals and those working in other health-related agencies.

Speakers
Taslim van Hattum, LCSW, MPH, Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health, Director
Beth Ann Meints, Kalamazoo Community Mental Health
Heather Robbins, LCPC, RDDP, Libertyville Health Center, Lake County Health Department, Practice Manager

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the key concepts behind public health, behavioral health and primary care integration. 
  • Discuss the current landscape, background, and relevant data/research behind successful partnerships to foster integration.
  • Understand how integrating primary care and behavioral health can improve overall population health.
  • Use real world implementation experiences and lessons learned to support public health, behavioral health and primary care integration.
Continuing Education
1.0 CHES Category I CECH
1.0 CPH Recertification Credit
Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is a CPH CE Partner.

Sponsors
This webcast was provided by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Region V Public Health Training Center.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Contact us at mphtc@umich.edu with questions. 

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