Qualitative and quantitative results from program evaluation of an ECHO based program, the Psychiatry Addiction Case Conference, which addresses improving mental and behavioral health and addiction using Integrated Behavioral Health Care principles, will be presented. Presentation ratings indicate high value to community participants. Results will include attitudes about consultation content, reasons for participating, satisfaction with consultations, barriers to treating addiction in the community, and ratings of relevance and quality of didactic presentations. Future directions to improve the program will be discussed.
- Describe how an ECHO learning collaborative can be adopted to address mental/behavioral health, addiction, and integrated behavioral health care gaps with community based providers.
- Describe the value of a learning collaborative to community based providers.
- Describe the evaluation process used to evaluate and improve an ECHO program.
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