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Primary Care Behavioral Health


 Fall 2014 Semester


 Registration open for Fall '14

Registration Deadline Aug. 26, 2014

  •  Prepares mental health professionals for success as primary care behavioral health clinicians
  • Offers free experience for primary care physicians in the clinical routines of integrated care
  • Consists of 36 hours of didactic and interactive training
  • Is delivered in 6 full-day workshops, two Fridays per month for 3 months
  • Grants continuing education credits to program certificate recipients (participants who complete all 6 workshops)
  • Offers Distance Learning Sites (PC-based using Adobe Connect)
  • Offers Synchronous experience for maximum interaction and Asynchronous recording for making up missed sessions or further review
  • Is collaboratively taught by a faculty of primary care behavioral health clinicians and primary care physicians from the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allows participants to be part of an actual or virtual “site” for discussion and role play
  • Enables participants to access program documentation, notes and discussion board via password-protected web portal







“I wanted to tell you how useful the program (Certificate Program in Primary Care Behavioral Health) is to our practice.  We are now using your program as the prerequisite for joining our growing practice if they have not had training and experience with primary care.  As we grow it is the standard for measurement of candidates.”

Paul C. Kredow, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist/Director
Behavioral Health Consultant 
Participant, Fall 2010