The purpose of this training is to provide foundational knowledge and professional skills practice as preparation for individuals delivering integrated behavioral health (IBH) practice facilitation at primary care sites.
"The course really solidifies and celebrates the role of the practice facilitator. The resources are current and dedicated to the adult learner. You will find the experience engaging and it will expand your professional base."
-Jayne Daylor RN MS.
Senior Integrated Behavioral Health Program Leader, Care Transformation Collaborative-Rhode Island (CTC-RI). Dr. Nelly Burdette has more than 15 years’ experience within integrated behavioral health clinical and leadership positions. She has created Integrated care programs at federally-qualified health centers, community mental health centers, and the Veteran’s Administration for pediatric, family medicine and adult populations. From positions in senior leadership to providing clinical services embedded within medical practices, she has provided integrated behavioral health training and supervision to interdisciplinary medical teams. In her current roles, Dr. Burdette is the Associate Vice President of Integrated Behavioral Health at Providence Community Health Centers, the largest federally qualified health center in Rhode Island and serves in both a leadership and clinical role. She has also been serving as a senior content expert and integrated behavioral health practice facilitator for CTC-RI for the past 7 years. Dr. Nelly Burdette received her doctorate degree in Health Psychology from Spalding University and completed her internship at Cherokee Health Systems, focusing on behavioral health services within a primary care safety net population. Her post-doctorate was completed at University of Massachusetts Medical School in Primary Care Psychology.
5 online modules for self-study with reading and homework between modules:
Interested course participants should submit their application by September 27, 2021. You will be notified of your acceptance and provided further instructions within 7 days of receipt.
Another Training program will be offered in the Spring of 2022.
Please note, this training program is not for learning how to do integrated behavioral health. There are other courses that cover this topic, such as this one.