Start Date: 11/6/2019 9:00 AM CST
End Date: 11/7/2019 2:00 PM CST
Venue Name: TPCA Conference Center Location:
710 Spence Lane
Nashville, TN United States 37217
Tennessee Primary Care Association
TPCA Members - FREE
Non-Members - $150
Meals are not included with your registration. An optional meal package, which includes lunch and snacks, is available for $20 per day.
Join us for the Tennessee Primary Care Association's two-day Behavioral Health Training!
Behavioral health providers, integrated care teams, providers, and other health center staff as appropriate.
Day One. Wednesday, November 6, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Central)
In this full-day interactive workshop, health care providers will explore the four fundamental processes of motivational interviewing: engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning. Further, they will explore how to effectively elicit change talk by observing and practicing basic motivational interviewing strategies with hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Integrated Behavioral Health.
Day Two. Thursday, November 7, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Central)
Participants will receive an overview of Integrated Behavioral Health, including optimal models, recent outcomes, and emerging trends. Core elements for effective integration will be covered: population health, team-based care, communication, huddles, and warm handoffs. Discussion will be embedded throughout the day to identify challenges, opportunities, and next steps for advancing integrated behavioral health services.
*During registration, participants will have the option to attend both days or only one.
**A certificate of completion will be provided for each day of training for those who stay the entire duration.
Presenter: Pam Pietruszewski
Pam Pietruszewski is an integrated health consultant with the National Council for Behavioral Health. She has more than 20 years’ experience in primary care and behavioral health integration, with specialties in screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) and motivational interviewing for behavioral change. Pietruszewski is the clinical lead for the Hilton Foundation’s Reducing Adolescent Substance Abuse Initiative and is listed in the National Registry of SBIRT Trainers from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Previously, she was a director at the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Her work includes the DIAMOND Initiative, a depression care management program that received the 2010 Gold Award from the American Psychiatric Association; COMPASS, one of the largest CMS Innovation awards to implement collaborative care across eight states; and the Partners in Integrated Care (PIC) project to disseminate an integration model for depression and risky substance use across four states. Pietruszewski has authored several papers on care management for depression and risky substance use, and holds a master’s degree in counseling and psychological services from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota.
*To register as a TPCA Member you will need an account and your health center's unique registration code. To create an account, click here. For further assistance, contact Sarah Hill (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under award U58CS06816 State and Regional Primary Care Associations. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsement be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.