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A Play Book for Behavioral Health Clinicians: How to Break Down Barriers to Integrated Healthcare
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This all-day workshop is geared to behavioral health clinicians seeking intermediate level training about how to position themselves to become essential team members in an integrated healthcare setting. The practicality of different practice models and consultation will be reviewed.

9/15/2017
When: Friday, September 15, 2017
8:30 AM
Where: NEAS
2400 Post Road
Warwick, Rhode Island  02886
United States
Contact: Jack Hutson
401-732-2400


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DESCRIPTION
This all-day workshop is geared to behavioral health clinicians seeking intermediate level training about how to position themselves to become essential team members in an integrated healthcare setting. The practicality of different practice models and consultation will be reviewed. Medical, pharmacological, and psychosocial management of conditions that commonly present in primary care settings will be covered in detail. There will be ample discussion of common administrative and financial issues that may arise.

The program will present videos from the highly acclaimed “Integrated Healthcare Training Series” created by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists; and its executive officer, Dr. Morgan T. Sammons, will be available live to expand on the topics raised by the videos. [Until now, only individuals registered with this organization could access this training series.]

SPEAKER
Morgan T. Sammons, Ph.D, ABPP began his tenure as executive officer of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists in 2014. Previously he served eight years on the organization’s board of directors, including a term as its chairperson from 2004 to 2008.

Founded in 1974, the National Register with its more than 10,000 members is the largest credentialing organization for psychologists, whose benefits include licensure mobility, credential verification, consumer referrals, and free continuing education programs.  Dr. Sammons is a retired captain in the U.S. Navy, and served in such roles as its Clinical Psychology specialty leader, and special assistant to the Navy Surgeon General for Mental Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.  After leaving the military, he served as systemwide dean for the California School of Professional Psychology.  
He is a past president of the Maryland Psychological Association; a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical), and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and National Academies of Practice.  He lectures extensively on the professional practice of psychology; and contributes regularly to the professional literature, with over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles or book chapters and two edited volumes. He contributes regularly to the professional literature.

(6 CE Credits)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be able to: 
1. Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts and models of integrated healthcare, such as the “Quadruple Aim” – enhanced quality of care and patient experience, reduced cost of care, and enhanced provider satisfaction.
2. Understand the common medical conditions that patients present with in primary care settings, such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and arthritis.
3. Provide an overview of common pharmacological management of primary care presentations, and discuss psychopharmacological and behavioral management of mental disorders commonly seen in the integrated care environment.  
4. Describe behavioral health protocols that can be implemented in the primary care environment.
5. Describe the challenges of financing integrated care and how to negotiate for greater valuation of integrated healthcare.

• Enrollment: Enrollments are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis.  This program has an enrollment limit of 40 participants.  Early enrollment is strongly encouraged.
 
• Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. • Workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. • Workshop concludes at 4:00pm.

• For RIPA members the fee is $109. • For non-members the fee is $169. • For student members the fee is $54.50. • For student non-members the fee is $84.50.
 
• Lunch Option: A bag lunch will be available for an additional charge of $15.00.  The lunch will include a sandwich, fruit, chips, dessert, and beverage. Choose this option on the Registration Form.
 
MAP AND DIRECTIONS

• A handling fee of $30 is deducted for cancellation prior to Friday, September 8, 2017. No refund will be made thereafter.
• Fee includes refreshment breaks. Lunch is on your own.
• Participants arriving late or departing early will not receive credit or documentation of attendance.
• No partial credit provided. • Please submit any special needs requirements to the RIPA CPE Committee, 401-732-2400.
• Written grievances about the workshop may be addressed to the RIPA CPE Committee. • For more information about the workshop, please call the RIPA CPE Committee at 401-732-2400.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: For Psychologists: The Continuing Professional Education Committee of the Rhode Island Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Continuing Professional Education Committee maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Participants earn 6 credits for this program. For Social Workers and Mental Health Counselors: Applications for continuing education credits have been mailed to specific regulatory boards for approval for this workshop. Participants earn 6 credits for this program. For Other Disciplines: Call the RIPA office at 401-732-2400.

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