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Assessing Organizational Readiness

This performance improvement tool is designed to increase an organization’s awareness of the key components of quality wellness enhancing services.

CIHS’ Standard Framework for Levels of Integrated Healthcare helps primary and behavioral health care provider organizations improve outcomes by helping them understand where they are on the integration continuum.

An interactive flowchart that will walk you through some of the questions to consider when integrating behavioral health care.

Provides a compendium of tools that lay out a path to assess readiness for integration, as well as benchmarking opportunities for organizations in the midst of integration efforts.

An environmental scan of emerging models of oral and behavioral health integration, guided by key policy and practice considerations for developing a framework within health care delivery settings.

The framework presented in this guide is intended to help behavioral health clinics initiate and develop operational plans to achieve effective, evidence-based integration.

A self-assessment designed for SAMHSA-funded Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grantees interested in improving their policies, procedures, practices, activities, services, and social and physical environments to reflect the characteristics of a wellness-focused organization.

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Building the Business Case

This resource provides organizations with baseline information to help build and strengthen buy-in and to engage key stakeholders including providers, clinical teams, administrators, leadership, public health officials, payers and others. Organizations can customize this resource to begin to make the business case for integration.

A paper proposing that patient-centered medical home model be expanded to incorporate the lessons of the IMPACT model, explicitly building into the medical home model the care manager/ behavioral health consultant and consulting psychiatrist functions that have proven effective in the IMPACT model.

A paper proposing that patient-centered medical home model be expanded to incorporate the lessons of the IMPACT model, explicitly building into the medical home model the care manager/ behavioral health consultant and consulting psychiatrist functions that have proven effective in the IMPACT model.

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Workforce Development

A tool to assist providers in determining organizational readiness to implement MAT.

Key recommendations for enhancing the integrated care workforce.

This change package outlines a framework for implementing adolescent SBIRT within primary care. The framework includes operational guidance for adopting foundational change management strategies to create optimal conditions for change, as well as clinical areas for action for SBIRT implementation.

This paper describes team-based care as a model of delivering mental health and substance use disorder treatment in community behavioral health clinics (CBHCs) to improve individual care, population health outcomes and the work experiences of all team members who provide care. The paper also presents five critical elements of the model that are necessary for high-functioning team-based care in the CBHC setting and actionable tips for implementation.

Key recommendations for enhancing the integrated care workforce.

Overview of lessons learned at the provider, state, and federal level to help community providers and federal and local officials continue to develop opportunities to expand use of medication assisted treatment.

A resource for provider organizations as they shape job descriptions, orientation programs, supervision, and performance reviews for workers delivering integrated care. Competencies are also a resource for educators as they shape curricula and training programs on integrated care.

This paper presents evidence-based approaches to the creation of person-centered healthcare homes and the development of partnerships between behavioral health providers and primary care to meet the whole health needs of people with serious mental illnesses.

This change guide is designed to assist primary care clinicians and leaders to integrate care for patients with unhealthy alcohol and/or drug use into routine medical care through the widely recognized model of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).

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