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View resources related to the role of psychiatrists in an integrated care team below, or read more about the team based model of care

  • Psychiatric Consulting in Primary Care: An Introduction to Practice in an Integrated Care Team is a CIHS curriculum that reviews principles of integrated behavioral health care, describes the roles for a primary care consulting psychiatrist in an integrated care team and applies a primary care oriented approach to psychiatric consultation for common behavioral health presentations.
     
  • The psychiatric consultant supports the primary care provider and care manager in treating patients with behavioral health issues. The AIMS Center shares clinical skills specific to psychatric consultants and also provides a sample job description.

  • Psychiatrist Preparation for Practicing in Integrated Care is a short video that features Lori Raney, M.D., chair of APA's Work Group on Integrated Care, who discusses integrated care models and training considerations for psychiatrists. 
     
  • The American Psychiatric Association's Health Care Reform & Integrated Care series of short videos feature experts who explain how different aspects of health care reform and integrated care relate to psychiatry.
     
  • Offered during the Psychiatrists Summit at the 2012 National Council Mental Health and Addictions Conference, the presentation on bidirectional integration introduces community psychiatrists to integrated health, provides insight into how to offer behavioral health services in primary care settings, and how to treat common medical conditions in behavioral health settings.

  • The Integrated Behavioral Health Project (IBHP) initiative made up of a team of consultants working for CCI and the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) provides a detailed description of the role of a psychiatrist. Along with the role description the IBHP has designed a Integrated Primary Care Consulting Psychiatry Toolkit with information about developing an integrated model with consulting psychiatry within primary care.
     
  • The Case to Care Management Training expands the traditional case manager role from helping clients with serious mental illness establish a life in recovery to a broader role of assisting them to learn to manage chronic physical illness.
     
  • The Primary Care Updates for Psychiatrists course is led by the Council for Healthcare Systems & Financing Chair of the Workgroup on Integrated Care, Dr. Lori Raney with presentations by dual-boarded med-pysch physicians in the field. The course presents updates on the current treatments for health conditions commonly found in in populations with serious mental illness (SMI) in public mental health settings.
     
  • The How to Practice in Integrated Care Settings toolkit shares resources compiled by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for psychiatrists. 
     
  • Risk Management and Liability Issues in Integrated Care Models is a document that describes the duty of the psychiatrist accross the spectrum of roles on a patient care team. The overall goal is to provide a framework for some of the issues to consider when working in an integrated practice. 

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View resources related to the role of psychiatrists in an integrated care team below, or read more about the team based model of care

  • Psychiatric Consulting in Primary Care: An Introduction to Practice in an Integrated Care Team is a CIHS curriculum that reviews principles of integrated behavioral health care, describes the roles for a primary care consulting psychiatrist in an integrated care team and applies a primary care oriented approach to psychiatric consultation for common behavioral health presentations.
     
  • The psychiatric consultant supports the primary care provider and care manager in treating patients with behavioral health issues. The AIMS Center shares clinical skills specific to psychatric consultants and also provides a sample job description.

  • Psychiatrist Preparation for Practicing in Integrated Care is a short video that features Lori Raney, M.D., chair of APA's Work Group on Integrated Care, who discusses integrated care models and training considerations for psychiatrists. 
     
  • The American Psychiatric Association's Health Care Reform & Integrated Care series of short videos feature experts who explain how different aspects of health care reform and integrated care relate to psychiatry.
     
  • Offered during the Psychiatrists Summit at the 2012 National Council Mental Health and Addictions Conference, the presentation on bidirectional integration introduces community psychiatrists to integrated health, provides insight into how to offer behavioral health services in primary care settings, and how to treat common medical conditions in behavioral health settings.

  • The Integrated Behavioral Health Project (IBHP) initiative made up of a team of consultants working for CCI and the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) provides a detailed description of the role of a psychiatrist. Along with the role description the IBHP has designed a Integrated Primary Care Consulting Psychiatry Toolkit with information about developing an integrated model with consulting psychiatry within primary care.
     
  • The Case to Care Management Training expands the traditional case manager role from helping clients with serious mental illness establish a life in recovery to a broader role of assisting them to learn to manage chronic physical illness.
     
  • The Primary Care Updates for Psychiatrists course is led by the Council for Healthcare Systems & Financing Chair of the Workgroup on Integrated Care, Dr. Lori Raney with presentations by dual-boarded med-pysch physicians in the field. The course presents updates on the current treatments for health conditions commonly found in in populations with serious mental illness (SMI) in public mental health settings.
     
  • The How to Practice in Integrated Care Settings toolkit shares resources compiled by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for psychiatrists. 
     
  • Risk Management and Liability Issues in Integrated Care Models is a document that describes the duty of the psychiatrist accross the spectrum of roles on a patient care team. The overall goal is to provide a framework for some of the issues to consider when working in an integrated practice. 

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