KENTUCKY REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTER

Behavioral Health Community of Practice
Webinars and Resources

Behavioral Health Community of Practice

The Behavioral Health Community of Practice, organized by UK HealthCare & Kentucky REC, connects adult and pediatric primary care providers, specialists and organizations through learning sessions where behavioral health experts present best practices, tools and resources to optimize mental health care.

The format of the Community of Practice is monthly one-hour webinar meetings October 2022 through May 2023 from noon – 1 pm. Each session includes education, best practice overviews, interactive trainings on tools and resources, and group discussions.

Join our Next Webinar MAR 2, 2023

Mental Health First Aid

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

Find Out More:

March

Responding to Mental Health Crises in Primary Care

Session 6 – Thursday Mar. 2nd

Noon — 1:00 pm ET

  • Crisis Response Continuum
  • Mental Health Crisis Response Resources
  • Patient Safety Planning

Resource: SAMHSA 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Safety Plan Pads

March

Responding to Mental Health Crises in Primary Care

Session 6 – Thursday Mar. 2nd

Noon — 1:00 pm ET

  • Crisis Response Continuum
  • Mental Health Crisis Response Resources
  • Patient Safety Planning

Resource: SAMHSA 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Safety Plan Pads

April

Primary Care & Mental Health - Cross Specialty Collaboration

Session 7 – Thursday April 13th

Noon — 1:00 pm ET

  • Finding Referral Partners
  • Managing Care Together
  • Linkage Between Chronic Disease and Depression
April

Primary Care & Mental Health - Cross Specialty Collaboration

Session 7 – Thursday April 13th

Noon — 1:00 pm ET

  • Evidence-based Guidelines
  • How Health Care Teams Can Support Non-Pharmacological Interventions

Resource: There’s an App for That Flyer

May

Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

Session 8 – Thursday May 2nd

Noon — 1:00 pm ET

Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

  • Community Mental Health Resources
  • Addressing Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health
May

Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

Session 8 – Thursday May 2nd

Noon — 1:00 pm ET

Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

  • Community Mental Health Resources
  • Addressing Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health
Additional Resources

Pediatric Behavioral Health

Youth Suicide Prevention in a Primary Care Setting
Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Slides (pdf)

Trauma-Informed Medical Care
Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Slides (pdf)

Evaluation and Management of Anxiety and Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Webinar Slides (pdf)

 

Mark Your Calendars

Mark your calendars

The Behavioral Health Community of Practice is hosting webinars from Noon – 1 PM ET on these upcoming dates:

March 2, 2023 – Responding to Mental Health Crises in Primary Care
April 13, 2023 – Primary Care & Mental Health – Cross Specialty Collaboration
May 4, 2023 – Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

Dates and Topics Subject to Change

Brief Mental Health Interventions to Incorporate into Primary Care

Session 5 – Thursday Feb. 2nd

  • Evidence-based Guidelines
  • How Health Care Teams Can Support Non-Pharmacological Interventions

Resource: There’s an App for That Flyer

Pharmacological Interventions to Integrate into Primary Care

Session 4 –  Recorded Thursday Jan. 5, 2023

  • Evidence Based Guidelines
  • Addressing Behavioral Health Needs in Primary Care
  • Panel Discussion

Expanding Access: Use of Alternative Visit Types

Session 3 – Recorded Thursday Dec. 1, 2022

Mental Health Screening Tools

Session 2 – Recorded Thursday Nov. 3, 2022

  • Current best practices
  • Panel Discussion – Addressing positive screenings in your practice

Current State of Mental Health & Rollout of Community of Practice (COP)

Session 1 – Recorded Thursday Oct. 6, 2022

  • Introduction to Mental Health First Aid & Community Support Systems
  • Panel Discussion: Using Mental Health First Aid in practice