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.

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.

Thank you for your interest in this important training. Our free classes are now full. However, you may register for training through Mental Health America of Kentucky.

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Recorded May 2023

Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

Session 8

  • Community Mental Health Resources
  • Addressing Health Equity and Social Drivers of Health

Recorded April 2023

Primary Care & Mental Health - Cross Specialty Collaboration

Session 7

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

Recorded March 2023

Responding to Mental Health Crises in Primary Care

Session 6

Excerpt: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – Transforming Crisis Response in Kentucky

Recorded February 2023

Brief Mental Health Interventions to Incorporate into Primary Care

Session 5

Recorded January 2023

Pharmacological Interventions to Integrate into Primary Care

Session 4

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

Recorded December 2022

Expanding Access: Use of Alternative Visit Types

Session 3

Recorded November 2022

Mental Health Screening Tools

Session 2

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

Recorded October 2022

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

Session 1

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