Online Collaborative Care Trainings

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The success of Collaborative Care relies on each member of the care team understanding their role and believing they have the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill that role. 

Training Options 

As part of implementation training and coaching from the AIMS Center, Collaborative Care (CoCM) team members will complete the online training as relevant to their role. To view details about each training option, select the plus (+) to expand the section. 

Behavioral Health Care Managers

The AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for Behavioral Health Care Managers is a 9-hour training that provides an overview of Collaborative Care and an in-depth review of the Behavioral Health Care Manager (BHCM) role, with an emphasis on a BHCM's responsibilities around identifying and engaging patients, providing measurement-based treatment to target, managing an active caseload of patients, and communicating with a team of providers, including Primary Care Providers and Psychiatric Consultants.

Format

  • Online: requires internet access as well as a computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device that can connect to the Internet.  Internet Explorer is not supported. 
  • Self-paced: save and return to complete in multiple sessions
  • Interative: includes learning activities, quizzes, and job aids
  • Training Details: Download an overview of this training, including module learning objectives

Continuing Education

  • Cost: included
  • Credit hours: 9
  • Eligible Providers: Psychologists, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Details: AIMS Center is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education (CE). The AIMS Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Check with your licensing board to determine whether APA accredited CE is accepted for your state license. The University of Washington is recognized by Washington state licensing authority for social workers practicing in the state.

Psychiatric Consultants

The AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for Psychiatric Consultants is a 2-hour training focused on enhancing the leadership skills needed to effectively address team and system challenges that inevitably arise in CoCM or integrated care programs.

Prior to beginning this course, we strongly recommend completing Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Core, a free CME-eligible course from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), developed in partnership with the AIMS Center. Concepts covered in the AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for Psychiatric Consultants build off of concepts first introduced in the APA course, Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Core. Please note: you will need to create an account on the APA's training platform to access. You will access the AIMS Center training with a seperate account.

Format 

  • Online: requires internet access as well as a computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device that can connect to the Internet. Internet Explorer is not supported. 
  • Self-paced: save and return to complete in multiple sessions
  • Case-based: modules include real world cases to help connect theory to practice
  • Training Details: Download an overview of this training, including learning objectives

Continuing Education 

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this other activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Primary Care Provider Champions

    The AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for Primary Care Provider (PCP) Champions is a 2.75-hour training focused on advanced skills for PCP Champions as part of a Collaborative Care or integrated care team.

    Prior to beginning this course, we strongly recommend completing Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Skills for the PCP, a free CME-eligible course from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), developed in partnership with the AIMS Center. Concepts covered in the AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for PCP Champions build off of concepts first introduced in the APA course, Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Skills for the PCP. Please note: you will need to create an account on the APA's training platform to access. You will access the AIMS Center training with a seperate account.

    Format

    • Online: requires internet access as well as a computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device that can connect to the Internet. Internet Explorer is not supported. 
    • Self-paced: save and return to complete in multiple sessions
    • Case-based: modules include real world cases to help connect theory to practice
    • Training Details: Download and overview of this training, including module learning objectives

    Continuing Education 

    The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this other activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Primary Care Providers

    The AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for Primary Care Providers (PCP) is a 2-hour training focused on advanced skills for PCPs as part of a Collaborative Care or an integrated care team.

    Prior to beginning this course, we strongly recommend completing Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Skills for the PCP, a free CME-eligible course from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), developed in partnership with the AIMS Center. Concepts covered in the AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care Training for PCPs build off of concepts first introduced in the APA course, Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Skills for the PCP. Please note that you will need to create an account on the APA's training platform to access. You will access the AIMS Center training with a seperate account.

    Format

    • Online: requires internet access as well as a computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device that can connect to the Internet. Internet Explorer is not supported. 
    • Self-paced: save and return to complete in multiple sessions
    • Case-based: modules include real world cases to help connect theory to practice
    • Training Details: Download an overview of this training, including module learning objectives

    Continuing Education 

    The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this other activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Register to Get Started 

    After completing the registration form, look for an email with access instructions. You will then be prompted to create an account.

    Registration Form

     

    Frequently Asked Questions  

    General 

    How much does this training cost? 
    Access to the AIMS Center online CoCM training is provided to you as part of the coaching and training contract your organization has with the AIMS Center. There is no cost to individual learners. 

    After registering, I'm being prompted to pay. I thought I didn't need to pay - help! 
    The cost of the training is covered by the coaching and training contract your organization has with the AIMS Center. and you should not be paying for your own access. Email aimstrng@uw.edu and we will help resolve. 

    Why do I need to create two accounts to complete the training? 
    For PCPs, PCP Champions, and Psychiatric Consultants, we strongly recommend that you complete the online Collaborative Care trainings provided for free by the American Psychological Association (APA) prior to the AIMS Center Online Collaborative Care trainings. The APA trainings are housed on a different platform than the AIMS Center trainings. You will need to create a separate accounts because they are housed on different platforms and maintained by different groups. 

    Accessing the Training 

    Can I return to the online training after I have started it? 
    Yes. You may complete the training in multiple sessions. You may also return to the training after you have completed it. Log back in to the training any time with your username and password at: https://learn.uwpsychiatry.org

    I've forgotten my username or password. How do I access the training? 
    Go here and click on the "Forgot Password" link below the sign-in fields. Your username is the email that you used to create the account. 

    What do I do if I lost my training link? 
    Go here and log in using your username and password. If you are having difficulty logging in, contact us at aimstrng@uw.edu for help. Please allow 3 business days for a response. 

    Continuing Education

    Is continuing education (CE) credit available for the training? 
    Yes, CE is available for each training option. However, CE details vary based on the on role. See role specific CE details in the 'Training Options' above. 

    Do I have to complete the full online training? 
    To receive CE Credits, you must complete the online training, receive a minimum score of 75% on CE quizzes, and complete the brief evaluation survey. You will then be emailed instructions for claiming CE.

    Troubleshooting

    Can I use any device and browser for the online training?
    For the best training experience, we recommend using a device that can play audio. Internet Explorer is not supported. If you experience any difficulties with the training, we recommend trying a different browser or device. 

    How do I get technical assistance or other help? 
    If you need additional technical assistance, please contact us at aimstrng@uw.edu. Please allow 3 business days for a response.