Dr. Winford provides foundational knowledge and fundamental competencies involved in the execution of effective behavioral health skills in a population-based primary care setting. Using a case study embedded within an integrated behavioral health provider’s sample schedule, she highlights key characteristics of a functional assessment, brief intervention, and treatment planning—vital components of an integrated care behavioral health intervention. Dr. Winford discusses strategies and tips on ways to incorporate these skills into integrated behavioral health practices and interact effectively with other members of the treatment team.
- Explain core components of an effective behavioral consultation model in primary care.
- Demonstrate core competencies that should guide the clinical practice of a qualified behavioral health consultant in primary care.
- Discuss functional competencies that qualified behavioral health consultants must demonstrate to be effective with patients and providers in primary care settings.