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Counting Losses—Putting Grief at the Center of Pandemic Healthcare

Barry J. Jacobs

5 minute read “The key to working with behavioral health clients,” a clinical supervisor told me over 30 years ago, “is asking about the past losses they’ve suffered and exploring whether they mishandled them.” He was a loss zealot, a mourning maven. He walked clients through guided imagery exercises of standing beside their loved one’s […]

“Pay it Forward” Advice from Families and Health Pioneers in the Field

Leiana Edwards

10 Minute read Our field has several pioneers and innovators in family-centered work, whether in clinical practice, education, training, research, or policy specialties. This edition of the Families and Health SIG newsletter wanted to highlight the voices of several well-known individuals in the field and share their words of wisdom to future students and professionals […]

By the Numbers: 2020 Data from Clinics in Central Washington

Matthew P. Martin

3 minute read Efficient care and high productivity are essential elements for behavioral health consultants (BHC) practicing the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model. But there can be quite a bit of variability in how clinics measure quality and productivity. Metrics can include the number of patients seen, the relative value of each intervention provided, […]

Vaccination Dissemination and Uptake: A Team Effort

Matthew P. Martin

3 minute read The emerging COVID-19 vaccine rollout is a potential knockout blow for a pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of individuals and families across the globe. A new article from the editors at Families, Systems, and Health reviews the challenges of vaccine dissemination and uptake and recommends the mobilization of interprofessional […]

My Pandemic Spouse-Buddy

Barry J. Jacobs

4 minute read I can hear her soft voice, with its slight Long Island intonations, murmuring in the next room as she comforts her many struggling psychotherapy clients about the pandemic during their telehealth appointments with her. My office—once our adult son’s childhood bedroom with YA titles and high school notebooks still on the bookshelves—is […]

For the Love of Learning: A Reflection on the Written Word

3 minute read Next month, I will turn 65: a point in life when one realizes that the rearview is longer than what lies ahead. The decision to enter Arizona State University’s DBH program after 30 years in journalism raised a few eyebrows among former colleagues. My own perspective is one of evolution, stemming from […]

Peer-Reviewed Research from Families, Systems, & Health

The field of integrated care is exploding and this is the place to keep pace. Our journal, Family, Systems & Health, gives you the latest innovations in the science behind the work.

Binge-Worthy TV (if you are an integrated care nerd)

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This channel is dedicated to promoting behavioral health integration into primary care in hopes of fortifying and strengthening the system as a whole. Through interviews, role-plays, intervention metaphors, and videos alike, primary care team members of all disciplines can learn the ins and outs of working efficiently and effectively within the primary care system. Additionally, the channel highlights contextual-based behavioral interventions (e.g., focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy [fACT]) commonly used in primary care. Dr. Bauman produces these videos in collaboration with the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association.

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