Relational Team Development (RELATED) is a novel intervention that increases adherence to evidence-based components of integrated behavioral health models while improving interdisciplinary collaboration and team dynamics. RELATED was developed through an iterative and interdisciplinary stakeholder engagement process. During this presentation, participants will learn about the methods by which myriad stakeholders repeatedly shaped RELATED; its core components and mechanisms of action; and pilot testing results from two safety net primary care clinics. RELATED holds tremendous promise for advancing the field of integrated behavioral health from good to great.
- List the methods by which stakeholders were repeatedly engaged to develop an intervention targeted at need.
- Describe the RELATED intervention and how it improves team dynamics, PCP care of patients with co-morbid medical and mental illness, and adherence to evidence-based components of integrated behavioral health models.
- Report the pilot results of RELATED and discuss those in the context of future opportunity within the field.
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