Behavioral Health Topics in Primary Care

The Behavioral Health Topics in Primary Care ECHO program supports primary care providers in the assessment and management of substance use and mental health disorders.

Clinic Overview

The Behavioral Health Topics in Primary Care teleECHO Clinic is designed for primary care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other independently licensed providers in the provision of adult and pediatric primary care. The clinic provides you with access to a panel of behavioral health experts who will help you provide best practice care through up-to-date screening tools, evidence-based guidelines, and resources for you, your patients, and caregivers.

Using videoconferencing technology, you will connect with the Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc.® (CHNCT) Project ECHO® team, experts in the field of psychiatric medicine, and a community of colleagues from around the state who are committed to improving care.

Upon completion of the Behavioral Health Topics in Primary Care ECHO clinic, you will be able to:

  • Deliver integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings for early recognition and evidence-based management of psychiatric conditions
  • Formulate and implement behavioral health treatment modalities in a primary care setting according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Employ new skills, competencies, and best practices in behavioral healthcare in a primary care setting

Clinic Details

  • Earn 1 CME credit per session
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Range: January 19, 2022 - June 15, 2022
  • Meets every month from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Please register for individual sessions at the links provided below.

Curriculum

Date Topic Link to Register
January 19, 2022 Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Register
February 16, 2022 Identifying and Treating Suicidality in Primary Care Register
March 16, 2022 Intimate Partner Violence Register
April 20, 2022 School Refusal Behavior Register
May 18, 2022 Treating Depression in Primary Care: A Practical Review of Essential Topics Register
June 15, 2022 Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder Register

Submit a Case

Once you are signed up for this teleECHO Clinic, you can submit cases for discussion. Once you have completed the form, fax the form to us using the instructions provided on the form.

Download the Case Presentation Form

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc.® and Project ECHO®. Project ECHO® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Designation Statement

Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.