1. Marketplace Webinar Thursday!
Hear directly from HHS about the lessons learned from the first open enrollment period and what to expect from the next one at our next webinar Thursday,
Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Dr. Pamela Roshell, Regional Director of Region 4 of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will also provide new
resources to educate health professionals and consumers as part of the Coverage to Care Initiative.
AHECs Get Creative With Marketplace Trainings
How are you training health professionals on the Health Insurance Marketplace? AHEC Marketplace trainings conducted since October 2013 count towards the
AHEC Marketplace Project. Train 50 health professionals and earn $1,500! Find out how by e-mailing email@example.com.
Need Marketplace training materials? No problem! The AHEC Marketplace Project curriculum includes a fully-scripted PowerPoint slide show, glossary of terms
and acronyms, state resource sheets and a CE self-study guide. Review the Curriculum Roll-out training
to get a closer look and see how AHECs can use these materials. Check out how these AHECs are getting the job done:
- Chicago AHEC partnered with staff from the Illinois governor's office to provide a webinar.
- Along with traditional trainings, Northern Highland and Northwest AHECs in Wisconsin partnered to present an ACA-themed poster at the annual Public
Health Nursing Conference and estimated their direct engagement of more than 110 health professionals in a single day.
- Texas AHEC East's Coastal Region trained 60 Community Health Workers at a conference, offering continuing education credits.
2. A Population Approach to Treatment Engagement in Behavioral Health Care
Date/Time: August 28, 2014, 1-2:30 p.m. (EDT)
The webinar will address two major challenges relating to psychological treatment engagement in the military. First, many with psychological health conditions
do not access timely services. Second, most who access services drop out of treatment before it is completed. Frontloading services in primary care can improve
the first challenge. A recent Institute of Medicine report noted the growing burden of posttraumatic stress disorder among service members and veterans and
recommended an integrated, coordinated treatment strategy and measurement based care with feedback to clinicians to improve treatment engagement once patients access care.
Webinar participants will review systems-level interventions that improve access and continuity of behavioral health care. Delivering high quality services in
primary care can improve treatment access. Once in treatment, strategies such as motivational interviewing, behavioral activation and problem solving can increase
continuity, help patients manage symptoms and improve functioning, adherence, outcomes and risk management. The addition of a care facilitator into staffing
plans and workflows further strengthens continuity through improved engagement.
During this webinar, participants will learn to:
- Define a population approach to behavioral health care in the Military Health System
- Differentiate patient level engagement strategies from system level strategies
- Foster total care team involvement in engaging patients in care
- Discuss examples and ways to improve treatment engagement
Michael C. Freed, PhD
Associate Director, Research
Principal Investigator and Director, Stepped Enhancement of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Services Using Primary Care
Contract Support, DoD Deployment Health Clinical Center
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Charles C. Engel, MD, MPH
Colonel (Retired), Medical Corps, U.S. Army
Senior Health Scientist, RAND Corporation
Koby Ritter, RN
Central Care Facilitator, Stepped Enhancement of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Services Using Primary Care
Contract Support, DoD Deployment Health Clinical Center
Capt. Richard F. Stoltz, MSC
U. S. Navy
DirectorDefense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
Continuing education credit is available from Duke Medicine. You must register on or before August 28, 2014, at 3 p.m. (EDT) to qualify for the receipt of
continuing education credit.
To qualify for receipt of continuing education credit for applicable webinars, eligible participants must create a profile in the Duke Medicine Learning
Management System and register for the event on, or before, the event registration deadline. Complete responses to all pre-registration questions are required
to be eligible to receive credit for attending this event. For guidance on creating a user account and event registration in the Duke Medicine Learning Management
System site, please visit https://www.dcri.org/cee/education/ethosce-learning-center/EthosCE_Fundamentals.pdf
DCoE's awarding of continuing education credit is limited in scope to health care providers who actively provide psychological health and traumatic brain
injury care to U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, military veterans and/or their families.
For additional details, please visit http://www.dcoe.mil/Libraries/Documents/DCoE-Monthly-Webinar-Series-Continuing-Education-Accreditation-April-2014.pdf .
Upon completion of registration, a confirmation email will be sent providing webinar event details.
Sign up for the webinar at http://continuingeducation.dcri.duke.edu/population-approach-treatment-engagement-behavioral-health-care
If your network security settings do not allow access to the Duke Medicine website, use another network or device to access the registration page. Once
registered, you may use Adobe Connect or Defense Connect Online to attend the webinar.
CDC releases step-by-step guide to alcohol SBIRT
implementation in primary care
shows that alcohol screening and brief interventions can reduce
excessive drinking by up to 25%. But a recent
showed that only 1 in 6 people reported ever talking with a health
professional about their alcohol use. With this new guide, the CDC
is working to make alcohol screening and brief intervention a
routine part of health care. The guide is
designed to help an individual or small planning team adapt
screening and brief interventions to the unique operational
realities of their primary care practice. Read
August 27, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
SBIRT in Action: Implementing and Delivering SBIRT in NYC
Shirley DeStafeno, MS, Brett Harris, DrPH, Meighan Rogers,
has been implemented in six New York City STD clinics since January
2010. Presenters will review the history of the SBIRT program
in these clinics as well as their process of leveraging support,
adapting workflow and documentation in electronic medical records,
evaluating program outcomes, and progressing toward
webinar? No problem. You'll be able to view it on-demand on
On-demand webinar: Implementing SBIRT in Any Site or
Led by epidemiologist Dr. Jan Pringle, this popular
presentation offers a blueprint to guide SBIRT implementation (and
evidence-based practices in general) in any site or organization.
Below the video recording, we've listed webinar shortcuts to
help you quickly find what you need. Read
New online course: Introduction to SBIRT for
Free registration, open to all
Led by pediatrician and SBIRT pioneer Dr. Sharon
self-paced online course consists of three sections plus an
introductory module. Included are eight content videos that range
from 12-17 minutes in length, totaling approximately two and a half
hours of video. The course does not have to completed in one
sitting. CEUs are available. Read
Medical student on addiction as patient's
Pavan Patel, a recent graduate from our Scaife
Medical Student Fellowship, wrote a wonderful piece on doctors'
attitudes toward patients with substance use disorders. It's gotten
lots of love on social media. Read and share with colleagues. Read
The World of SBIRT
Expanding SBIRT to Hospitals
SBIRT Colorado Blog
Alcohol IBA (UK)
to The SBIRT Alert
SAMHSA, the National SBIRT ATTC is housed at the Institute
for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) in
Pittsburgh, PA. As an SBIRT ATTC, we:
- Offer training, technical
assistance, and a variety of services in the area of
- Use the technology
transfer model to move research findings into practice
- Disseminate best
practices and new research to stakeholders interested in
- Are part of a national
network of experts in the area of substance use disorder
prevention, treatment, and recovery
CDC guide on addressing alcohol use
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recruitment, training and retention of a diverse health workforce for underserved communities.
Vision: Our vision is that the AHEC network is the national leader in developing a highly competent and diverse health care workforce
for underserved populations.
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