After initial pilot study of Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) services, healthcare systems often pursue rapid dissemination and encounter the frustration of workforce shortage. This workshop offers guidance on how to address workforce development, starting with initiation of pilot study. This was the approach used in the Te Tuma Waiora (TTW) (“pathways to health”
- Describe materials for encouraging consensus about a model for integrating behavioral health services into primary care
- Use job postings, candidate ranking methods, and interview questions associated with successful hiring of behavioral health providers to work in fully integrated care positions
- Provide an overview of a 3-phrase training method that encouraged rapid development of new professional identities for all members of the health care team and key strategies used to identify and train behavioral health consultant trainers / mentors within the first 6-12 months of initiating pilot study
- Dobmeyer, A. C., Hunter, C. L., Corso, M. L., Nielsen, M. K., Corso, K.A., Polizzi, N. C., & Earles, J. E. (2016). Primary Care Behavioral Health provider training: systematic development and implementation in a large medical system. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 23, 207-224. doi: 10.1007/s10880-016-9464-9
- Robinson, P. J., Oyemaja, J., Beachy, B., Goodie, J., Bell, J., Sprague, L., Maples, M. & Ward, C. (2018). Creating a primary care workforce: Strategies for leaders, clinicians, and nurses. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 20 (3). DOI 10.1007/s10880-017-9530-y
- Robinson, P. J., & Reiter, J. D. (2007). Behavioral consultation and primary care: A guide to integrating services. New York, NY: Springer.
- Serrano, N., Clemency Cordes, C., Cubic, B., & Daub, S. (2017). The state and future of the primary care behavioral health model of service delivery workforce. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.
- Strosahl, K. D., & Robinson, P. J. (2018). Adapting Empirically Supported Treatments in the Era of Integrated Care: A Roadmap for Success. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/cpsp.12246