Behavioral Health Care Manager Training

Effective Collaborative Care is a team of providers working together on a single treatment plan. Its success relies on each member of the treatment team understanding their role and having the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill that role.

The AIMS Center offers a comprehensive training that will prepare clinicians for success in the Behavioral Health Care Manager (BHCM) role. Registration is below.

What is Included in this Training?

9 hours of self-paced content
Trainees can exit the modules and resume where they left off. The course is active for 3 months after purchase. 

Didactic presentations, interactive activities, quizzes, and job aids
Keep many of these materials even after access to the training expires.

9 free Continuing Education Units
CE Units are awarded by the American Psychological Association.

High-level instruction from leading experts in Collaborative Care
Clinicians will enhance their skills in:

  • Working with members of a Collaborative Care team
  • Identifying and engaging patients
  • Assessing and diagnosing
  • Providing measurement-based treatment to target
  • Managing a caseload of patients
  • Delivering evidence-based behavioral interventions

View a detailed course description. This document outlines each module’s content and learning objectives. 

This training is also offered with content tailored for Register Nurses (RN), view the RN tailored course description.

Who is this Training For?

  • Organizations seeking a comprehensive onboarding tool for new BHCMs
  • Clinicians new to the BHCM role interested in self-guided learning
  • Experienced BHCMs looking to refine and refresh their skills

Behavioral Health Care Managers, a term used by Medicare, can have different job titles. These can include behavioral health provider, behavioral health clinician, behavioral health counselor, behavioral health therapist, and more.

Many different types of providers can be successful in this role, including clinical social workers, counselors, therapists, nurses, and psychologists. What is important is that, regardless of their job title or training background, a provider performs the key functions associated with effective integrated care. This course focuses on those key functions.

Cost and Registration

The cost is $379 per individual user, unless your organization purchases access for 20 or more users at one time or has an implementation contract with the AIMS Center.

  • If you are purchasing the course for one user, please Register as Individual.
    • If you have a current contract or training with the AIMS Center, please reach out to your AIMS clinical trainer before registering.
  • If you are purchasing a course for more than one user, please Register as Group. Your organization could purchase access for 20 or more users at one time to receive a 20% discount.

Users will have access to the course for 3 months following account creation.

Continuing Education

  • CE Eligible Providers: Psychologists, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Credits: 9
  • CEU Certificate Cost: Included with module purchase

AIMs Center Accreditation

  • American Psychological Association (APA): The AIMS Center is approved by the APA to sponsor CE for psychologists. The AIMS Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. All training activities are eligible for CE free of charge. Check with your licensing board to determine whether APA accredited CE is accepted for licensure in your state.
  • Clinical Social Workers: The University of Washington is recognized by Washington state licensing authority for social workers practicing in the state.

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