Clinical Resources

Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team to patients.

Educating your patients about Collaborative Care and what they can expect from it is crucial to having Collaborative Care work well. Patient engagement and ownership of their care plan are key aspects of Patient-Centered Team Care, one of the five principles of Collaborative Care. Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team in Spanish to patients.

An outline of what a Behavioral Health Care Manager should be prepared to discuss about a patient with a Psychiatric Consultant during a consultation.

The purpose of a relapse prevention plan is to help the patient understand their own personal warning signs. These warning signs are specific to each person and can help the patient identify when their mental health is declining so they can get help sooner – before the symptoms get bad. The other purpose of a …

A relapse prevention plan helps patients identify when depression may be starting to return so they can get help sooner – before the symptoms get bad — and remind them what has worked in the past to help them feel better.

Depression can occur multiple times during a person’s lifetime. The purpose of a relapse prevention plan is to help the patient understand their own personal warning signs. These warning signs are specific to each person and can help the patient identify when depression may be starting to return so they can get help sooner – …

Problem-Solving Treatment (PST) is a brief form of evidence-based psychotherapy often recommended as an evidence-based treatment for integrated care programs

A Behavioral Health Care Manager worksheet used for scheduling activities for the patient.

A patient handout to explain the value of scheduling daily activities.

A patient handout to explain the value in scheduling daily activities in Spanish.

Trauma can increase the risk of health, social, and emotional problems. Despite the high prevalence of patients with a past history of trauma, few clinics or Collaborative Care teams have a protocol for addressing it. These three tips can help clinicians safely and effectively discuss the trauma history of their patients during their initial assessment.

This tool provides an overview of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. A Behavioral Health Care Manager can use this handout to supplement a patient’s education about PTSD.

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

This video contains interviews with real patients talking about their experiences with depression and depression treatment with a focus on older adults.

This tool is designed to help clinic support staff with answers to frequent questions they may hear from patients about the PHQ-9.