Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) Live Continued Learning Series
Elevating skills to support implementation of the CoCM care model
This live webinar learning series will provide practical guidance to support the implementation of the Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) in primary care practices participating in the BCBSM CoCM initiative. Sessions will support skill development for the behavioral health care manager (BHCM) in advanced problem solving treatment and behavioral activation and assist the primary care team in developing processes and workflows to support implementation of the care model.
Additionally, three drop-in question and answer sessions for behavioral health care managers (BHCMs) will be offered periodically throughout the year. This is an opportunity to network with other BHCMs, ask questions and receive assistance and knowledge from experts and other BHCMs.
More details regarding topic to be covered during each live session may be found below.
Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) Demonstration Videos
The Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement has provided a series of four educational videos demonstrating the process of Collaborative Care (CoCM).
Click to view the CoCM Demonstration Video Series
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Demonstration Videos
The Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement has provided a series of four educational videos demonstrating the process of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).
Click to Access the SBIRT Demo Videos
Session 1: Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
This session will explore the spirit of motivational interviewing and refine skills and knowledge in practical application.
October 5, 2022 | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 2: Motivational Interviewing: OARS Part 1
This session will explore and refine the use of motivational interviewing OARS (open-ended questions, affirmation, reflective listening, and summary reflections).
October 12, 2022 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Session 3: Motivational Interviewing: OARS Part 2
This session will further explore and refine the use of motivational interviewing OARS (open-ended questions, affirmation, reflective listening, and summary reflections).
October 18, 2022 | 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Session 4: Motivational Interviewing: SBIRT & Putting It All Together
This session will further explore and refine the use of motivational interviewing skills and review SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, & referral to treatment) screening tools and assessment techniques.
October 25, 2022 | 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Problem Solving & Behavioral Activation
Session 1: Problem Solving Treatment
This session will provide an overview of problem solving treatment and how it can be utilized to assist patients with developing problem solving skills utilizing self-management techniques.
November 1, 2022 | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Session 2: Behavioral Activation
This session will provide an overview of behavioral activation and how it can be utilized to treat patients with depression and/or anxiety.
November 16, 2022 | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Session 1: CoCM Operations: Patient Identification
This session is designed to review CoCM patient identification strategies and share practical best practices for identifying patients eligible to participate in CoCM.
September 28, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Session 2: CoCM Operations: Systematic Case Review
This session is designed to review components and support tools for the CoCM systematic case review.
November 9, 2022 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session 3: CoCM Operations: Data & Billing Strategies
This session is designed to review billing codes and productivity metrics for CoCM.
November 22, 2022 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
BHCM Drop-in Q & A Sessions
These sessions will provide best practices for establishing Collaborative Care Care Management (CoCM) operational processes in the practice. The intended audience are practice managers/leadership, operations staff, IT, PO representatives and others responsible for developing and operationalizing CoCM components in the practice and physician organization.
September 28, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm
November 9, 2022 | 12:00-12:30 pm
November 22, 2022 | 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
These sessions are intended for behavioral health care managers (BHCM), practice leadership, and other clinical and non-clinical staff tasked with building the infrastructure and processes for implementing the Collaborative Care Management Model in the practice. It is also applicable to nurses, social workers, advanced practice providers, medical assistants, community health workers and other care team members seeking to expand their knowledge and skills of motivational interviewing, problem solving treatment and behavioral activation.
FACULTYEric Lake, MA, LLP, CADC
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Services: Psychologist, Pain Rehabilitation Program, Grand Rapids, MI
Laura Saunders is the Wisconsin State Project Manager for the Great Lakes Addiction, Mental Health, and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers. Since 2001, Laura has provided SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing training to physicians, nurses, medical students, psychologists, specialty addiction treatment providers, social workers, physical therapists, health educators, and staff who work in correctional settings. She has provided feedback and coaching to hundreds of social workers, correctional staff, and other human service providers who are interested in using evidence-based practices with fidelity. Laura joined the international group of Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2006 (Sophia, Bulgaria) and is an active member of the Wisconsin MINT group.
Susan Vos is the Program Director at the Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement. She has experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams to provide care for complex patients, extensive knowledge and expertise in practice transformation, developing and implementing care management curricula based on evidence-based guidelines, training of care manager and other clinical practice staff, implementing care models, and driving quality improvement strategies. She is the current president of the Case Management Society of America: Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Chapter. Susan led the organizational team in the COMPASS (Care Of Mental, Physical And Substance-use Syndromes) Initiative funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) / Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), which evaluated the large-scale implementation of the TEAMcare model treating patients with depression and comorbid diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease. The initiative was implemented in 18 medical groups and 172 clinics across eight states.
Robin Schreur is a trainer for the Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement (Mi-CCSI). She served as the Clinical Lead Care Manager in Ambulatory Care at Spectrum Health from 2012 until 2020. Her aim is to instill the importance of patient-centered care across the continuum of care. Robin has worked in a variety of settings including insurance-based and primary care practices, and as a behavioral health nurse at an inpatient facility. She has extensive experience in training and onboarding hundreds of clinicians in care management roles and motivational interviewing.
FREE for members; FREE for non-members
Continuing Education Credits
Nursing continuing education credits are available for motivational interviewing, problem solving treatment and behavioral activation only.
The nursing continuing professional development activity has been approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) Approval ONA#: 2020-0000000815
Conflict of Interest: There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.
In order to receive credit for this activity, the learner must attend each live webinar in full, complete the evaluation and submit the evaluation. Upon receipt of the evaluation, the certificate of completion will be awarded.
Contact Hours: Up to 6 if all motivational interviewing, problem solving treatment and behavioral activation sessions are completed in full.
This course, Behavioral Activation, is approved by the NASW-Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative.
Course approval #: 110221-01
Contact Hours: 1.5
This course, Problem Solving Treatment, is approved by the NASW-Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative.
Course approval #:120621-02
Contact Hours: 1.5
An application for the course, Motivational Interviewing, has been submitted to the NASW-Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Determination is pending.
Registered or certified medical assistants can submit copies of their agenda and certificates of completion to their certification entity to obtain continuing education credits.
Continuing education credits are achieved by the successful participation and completion of the entire training session and required evaluation.