Use this worksheet to create a shared vision for a new Collaborative Care program, or to revisit the purpose of an existing one.
A training module that describes the role of the primary care provider as part of a Collaborative Care team. Primarily for PCPs but relevant to the entire clinical team. 23 minutes.
A brief introduction to the rationale and evidence base for integrated behavioral health in primary care and the key principles of effective Collaborative Care. Appropriate for the entire organization. Time: 25 minutes.
Five reasons why Collaborative Care is beneficial to primary care physicians and their patients.
An overview of the basic steps needed to implement the Collaborative Care core model.
Describes the care manager’s role as part of a Collaborative Care team including team communication, patient engagement, treatment options, and patient outcome tracking. Primarily intended for care managers but relevant to the entire clinical team. 39 minutes.
A review of 79 randomized controlled trials and 24,308 patients worldwide comparing Collaborative Care with routine care or alternative treatments (such as consultation-liaison) for depression and anxiety.
In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.
This training module explores the role of the psychiatric consultant on a Collaborative Care team. Primarily intended for the psychiatric consultant but relevant to the entire clinical team. 22 minutes.
A guide to building a clinical team and developing an effective clinical workflow.