Five minute read Hearing a child or youth say that they want to die can be a scary experience for any behavioral health professional. When I was a newly minted BHC, I found myself in a complex juggling act of supporting my medical team, taking my patient’s suicidal ideation (SI) seriously while understanding variations in […]
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5 minute read. Original post available here. Starting and sustaining a movement in healthcare is tough business, unless there is a plan and resources for dissemination. The movement to integrate behavioral health services into primary care began in diverse places, but now appears to have serious momentum. The challenges facing integration today are many and include […]
15 minute read If you’re looking for a break from election and pandemic news, you came to the right place. This post covers the best research in integrated behavioral healthcare over the past 4-6 months. First, check out the recent special issue on pediatrics and collaborative care in the Pediatrics Annal journal. You will find […]
7 minute read I am writing this post on the tail-end of the CFHA 2020 conference. What an amazing time of coming together and re-orienting ourselves to this work! I have to admit to feeling fairly stressed during the conference as a clinician and behavioral health director. To some extent, this is often the case […]
5 minute read Although we can’t predict what the post-pandemic world will look like, it is certain that it will bear little resemblance to the period preceding the current crisis. Mobile health and Internet technologies have been developing at breakneck pace, reflecting the recent focus on telehealth, as well as the omnipresence of cell phones. […]
5 Minute Read This is a first. To our knowledge no systematic effort to account for the number of practices providing integrated behavioral health services in the United States has been undertaken, other than efforts to identify colocated providers in a geographical space. To be sure the data collected has its limitations and this blog […]
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Social Media: Considerations of a ProfessionalThursday, November 12th, 2020 | 2-3 PM EST
This webinar is for those who have interest in using social media in their professional lives. Dr. Beachy will walk through different social media platforms she uses and provide some tips for how to engage with an audience. Then, frequently asked questions pertaining to how to get started, how to deal with negative feedback, and how to decide how often to post, amongst other considerations will be discussed.
1. Participants will be able to discern between different social media platforms that can be used for professional endeavors.
2. Participants will be able to name at least two strategies/resources for utilizing social media regarding their professional endeavors.
3. Participants will be able to describe common barriers as well as solutions for engaging with social media from a professional perspective.
2020 Awards and Policy EventDuring this one-hour gathering, CFHA members recognized and celebrated integrated care leaders and mentors in our community, and then moved into a discussion about policy.
REC Webinar: Anti-Racist Research: How Do We Capture Race/Ethnic Phenomenon in Health Research?REC Webinar: Anti-Racist Research: How Do We Capture Race/Ethnic Phenomenon in Health Research?
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
Presented by Dr. Alyasah “Ali” Sewell (they/them/their)
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