Behavioral Medical Integration-Collaborative Care Series

This three session on-line learning activity series is designed to familiarize care teams with the key components of Behavioral Medical Integration & the Collaborative Care Model.  The sessions include topics on depression management, suicide prevention & protocols, care manager role, motivational interviewing, problem solving therapy, behavioral activation, and systematic case review process. Disease.

Session 1: Depression Management

This session provides an overview of depression diagnosis methods, effectively administering screening tools, and patient care and self-management strategies.

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Session 2: Suicide Prevention & Management

This session provides an overview of suicide prevalence, risk factors, assessment tools, prevention strategies & action plans.

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Session 3: Problem Solving Therapy & Behavioral Activation

This course is designed to provide an overview of the key components and tools of problem solving therapy and behavioral activation to help manage patients with depression in behavioral medical integration or collaborative care model.

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Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, social workers, medical assistants, health coaches, community health workers, and other members of the PCMH (patient-centered medical home) team.


Members: No charge (registration is required)

Non-members: $15 per attendee per webinar (registration is required)
Not sure if your organization is a member? Click over to our About page to see a list of member organizations. Still not sure? Call us at 616-551-0795 x11 or x12.

MI Care Team Health*: No charge (registration is required) MPCA will approve & reimburse Mi-CCSI for attendees.

*MI Team Health Centers include: Advantage Health Centers, Cherry Health, Covenant Community Care, Inc., Family Health Center, Inc., Family Medical Center of Michigan, Genesee Community Health Center, Great Lakes Bay Health Centers, The Wellness Plan Medical Centers, Thunder Bay Community Health Services, Inc., Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center

Continuing Education Credits

There are currently no continuing education credits available for these webinars

Programs Supported

This on-line learning series supports continuing education requirements for the following programs:

  1. CPC+
  2. MACRA
  3. CMS Collaborative Care Code payment requirements
  4. State Innovation Model (SIM) of Michigan annual longitudinal learning activities
  5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Provider Delivered Care Management (PDCM)

Our Presenters

Ulka Agarwal, MD

Dr. Agarwal is an adjunct psychiatrist with Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Behavioral Health Solutions Division and a psychiatry consultant for the collaborative care model.

Philip Baty, MD

Dr. Baty is a family physician at Affinia Health Network/Mercy Health Physician Partners in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He is a Medical Director for the Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement.  He was instrumental in implementing and training the COMPASS Care Model (Collaborative Care Model) in West Michigan.

Susan Vos, BSN, RN

Susan is the Training Program Director for the Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement.  She has developed and implemented training curricula for care manager/care coordinators including self-management, motivational interviewing, complex care management and COMPASS Care.