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Primary Care Professional Enrichment Series:                        Elevating Patient-Centered Care


Expand your medical expertise with our trio of transformative webinars! 🌟

  • In our first session, explore Trauma-Informed Care, an approach that acknowledges the impact of trauma on both mental and physical health, providing patient-centered healthcare without re-traumatization.
  • Next, delve into Behavioral Activation's transdiagnostic applications in Primary Care, empowering you to use this effective treatment for a range of clinical problems, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • Finally, join our Addressing Weight-Based Stigma webinar, where you'll gain valuable insights into combating weight-based discrimination and fostering inclusivity in healthcare. Equip your team with cutting-edge knowledge and compassionate skills to create a holistic environment that promotes the well-being of all individuals.

How long is each webinar?

  • These pre-recorded webinars are approximately 60 minutes each
  • Learner has 60 days to complete

How much does it cost?

  • $100
  • Payment can be made by credit card, check
  • For our refund policy, please click here for details



Webinar #1: Trauma-Informed Care for Primary Care Professionals

Trauma affects both mental and physical health long after the event. Learn about Trauma-Informed Care, an approach that acknowledges prior trauma and promotes healing without re-traumatizing. This presentation explores the benefits and harms of trauma screening practices, contrasts trauma-informed care with evidence-based therapies, and identifies organizational processes to provide patient-centered healthcare.

Webinar #2: Behavioral Activation: Transdiagnostic Applications in Primary Care

Discover the power of Behavioral Activation (BA), a brief treatment based on behavioral principles, and its applications in integrated primary care settings. Explore how BA can be used in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) commonly seen in primary care patients. After this presentation, you'll understand the theory and model of BA, list its protocol components, and describe treatment protocols for PTSD. Empower your practice with this valuable knowledge!

 Webinar #3: Addressing Weight-Based Stigma Webinar

Gain insights into the harmful effects of weight-based discrimination and bias in healthcare. This presentation delves into the complexities of weight stigma, its impact on psychological well-being, and how to provide compassionate care to individuals of all body sizes. Feel empowered with evidence-based research, empathy-building techniques, and the skills to address weight stigma in a clinical setting. Promote inclusivity and holistic health for all your patients!


Learning Objectives

Webinar #1: Trauma-Informed Care for Primary Care Professionals

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the potential benefits and harms of screening practices for exposure to trauma, 
  • Contrast trauma-informed care with evidence-based therapies designed to treat trauma- and stressor-related disorders,
  • Identify the organizational processes and standards needed to provide trauma-informed care,
  • Enhance the trauma-informed care skills of the Primary Care Providers on your team.  

Webinar #2: Behavioral Activation: Transdiagnostic Applications in Primary Care

At the conclusion of this session, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the theory and model of behavioral activation (BA)
  • List BA protocol components
  • Describe treatment protocols for BA use in the treatment of PTSD

Webinar #3: Addressing Weight-Based Stigma Webinar

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify and define weight stigma,
  • Explain the psychological consequences of weight stigma,
  • Assess underlying attitudes and develop skills to address weight stigma in practice



Webinar #1: Trauma-Informed Care for Primary Care Professionals

Sarah Pearson, Psy.D. earned her B.A. in Psychology from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, and completed her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England. Dr. Pearson completed her pre-doctoral internship within the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine with a major rotation in Integrated Primary Care and minor rotations in Bone Marrow Transplant & Oncology and Adult Sleep Medicine. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Primary Care Psychology and Medical Education at the UMass Chan Medical School. Her current role focuses on providing behavioral health care to patients at the Barre Family Health Center, a rural, integrated family medicine practice, as well as training and education in biopsychosocial topics and behavioral science competencies for family medicine residents. Her clinical interests include providing brief, evidence-based interventions in integrated primary care, delivering patient-centered, trauma-informed care, chronic pain, behavioral sleep medicine, health behavior change, and chronic disease management.  

Webinar #2: Behavioral Activation: Transdiagnostic Applications in Primary Care

Dr. Eisdorfer has served a two-year fellowship in UMass Primary Care Psychology and Medical Education and is now a behavioral health clinician at the UMass Barre Family Health Center. Ethan earned his M.A. in Behavioral Medicine from Boston University and completed his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University He came to UMass, following predoctoral internship training at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, where he completed rotations in Primary Care Behavioral Health and the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. His clinical interests include integrated primary care, mindfulness- and acceptance-based behavior therapies, and the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based behavioral health interventions. 

Webinar #3: Addressing Weight-Based Stigma Webinar

Ashley Mitton, PsyD is currently a second-year post doctoral fellow in primary care psychology and medical education at UMass Chan Medical School. She is passionate about working with learners to provide equitable healthcare to a broad range of patients, and has a special interest in addressing anti-fat bias in medicine.


Continuing Education Credits

How many credits: 3

Approved by: American Psychological Association

Center for Integrated Primary Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Integrated Primary Care maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

*effective April 13, 2022 



 Pre-Recorded Webinar Videos (3)

  • 3 separate pre-recorded videos
  • 1 hour each 

Quiz (3)

  • 18 questions, 6 per pre-recorded videos 
  • Unlimited attempts 

Course Evaluation 





There is no known commercial support for this program