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The Integrated Healthcare Curriculum for Schools of Social Work is a competency-based curriculum to prepare Masters of Social Work students for behavioral health practice focused on integrative and collaborative primary-behavioral healthcare.
- Draft Curriculum: Clinical Practice
- Draft Curriculum: Policy & Services
The National Association of Deans and Directors for Schools of Social Work (NADD), along with funding and support from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, created Advanced Social Work Practice Behaviors to Address Behavioral Health Disparities. This guide defines a set of practice behaviors for social workers to diminish behavioral health and health disparities and promote health equities.
The Social Worker Standard of Practice and Field Placement provides funding for 28 students to establish integrated care field placements to begin in fall 2013.
Patient Centered Primary Care Training Programs is a searchable online database of nearly 100 training programs from academic and training institutions throughout the United States. The database includes programs that are supporting students, resident, clinicians and health professionals in their efforts to deliver primary care that is patient-centered, inter-professional and collaborative.
HHS' Think Cultural Health website offers a wealth of resources for building cultural competency. Their continuing education programs are designed to help individuals at all levels and in all disciplines promote health and health equity. Courses include:
- A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care, an e-learning program accredited for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners
- Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring, an e-learning program accredited for nurses and social workers
For more strategies for interventions access the clinical practice section of the CIHS website.