COUN7540: PCBH: Introduction

Class Program
Credits 2

In this introductory course, students will learn the why and what of Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) and be introduced to the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model as a fully integrated approach to IBH. This course on PCBH will take students into a deeper understanding of the role and practice of the Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) as a part of the health care team. Students will explore BHC work across the lifespan from pediatrics to gerontology. In this course, we will also explore issues of compliance and ethics, documentation in the primary care setting, critical elements of work as a Behavioral Health Consultant, administrative and organizational issues and review pediatric behavioral health. Fee: Additional fee required.