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The Primary Care Provider (PCP) Champion plays a key role on the Clinic Implementation Team (CIT). The CIT is created when a medical practice is planning to implement Collaborative Care. This document outlines the PCP Champion's key responsibilities with the team and their PCP colleagues, as well as the personal and professional characteristics that are most desirable in the role. 

Last updated: 4/3/20

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

Last Updated 9/30/20

The role of a primary care provider (PCP) in Collaborative Care is to oversee all aspects of the patient's care in close consultation and collaboration with the patient's Behavioral Heatlh Care Manager and designated Psychiatric Consultant.

A comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities required of a Behavioral Health Care Manager.

A comprehensive description of the duties, responsibilities, and typical workload of a Psychiatric Consultant.

This handout shows the differences between the two types of care given in the IMPACT trial, usual care and Collaborative Care.

A shared organizational vision is a concrete way for team members within an organization to understand the purpose of a program. A powerful vision statement will stretch expectations and professional aspirations while helping staff step outside of their comfort zone. Visioning is an important process that provides focus and enables Collaborative Care (CoCM) teams to build a shared understanding of their common purpose and future goals.

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

Measurement-Based Treatment to Target is one of the Collaborative Care principles stating that each patient's treatment plan should clearly articulate personal goals and clinical outcomes should routinely be measured by evidence-based tools.

The PHQ-9 is a depression scale consisting of nine questions. The PHQ-9 can be used as a tool for diagnosing depression as well as for monitoring the patient’s treatment.