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A succinct collection of prescribing protocols for commonly prescribed psychotropic medications tailored to the outpatient setting.

Read a white paper outlining CoCM's potential to improve substance use disorder outcomes, and the benefits of widespread Medicaid coverage

Ensuring that a patient understands the Collaborative Care (CoCM) program before agreeing to participate is a crucial task for primary care providers. This resource provides general guidance on obtaining verbal consent from patients to participate in CoCM. Please note that these are general tips and that specific consent requirements may vary by state and patient insurance. 

Developed in conjunction with the AIMS Center, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) offers a 2-hour course outlining essential skills for a primary care provider within a Collaborative Care program. The course aims to help PCPs 1) understand the Collaborative Care model and develop skills to work with a psychiatric consultant and 2) strengthen behavioral health skills for a primary care setting.

This course is free and participants are eligible to earn Continuing Medical Education credits. 

Primary care providers identify and engage patients in collaborative care, make diagnoses, and treat patients. This handout describes the role of the PCP in more detail. 

Updated 9/30/2020

This tool is designed to help clinic support staff with answers to common questions they may hear from patients to help increase their comfort talking with patients about the PHQ-9 depression screener.

The Care Management Tracking System (CMTS) is a web-based registry that facilitates a shared care plan to collaboratively treat common medical and behavioral health conditions.

These guidelines will help behavioral health care managers approximate the size of their caseload based on the complexity of the clinic's population.

A worksheet that allows each member of a care team to think about what Collaborative Care roles they currently practice. Part of our Team Building and Workflow Guide.

A brief highlighting Collaborative Care as one approach to implementing integrated care under the Medicaid health homes authority.

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