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Certificates in Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health

Program Overview

Six certificates are currently offered to provide human service and health care professionals the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed and advance in the transforming primary and behavioral healthcare systems. Each certificate is designed as a stand-alone learning experience and also carries a designated number of NYSED-approved social work contact hours. Completion of five of the six certificates results in the award of the Advanced Certificate in Primary and Behavioral Health.

Available Certificates:

  • Module 1: The Affordable Care Act (10 NYSED-approved contact hours)
  • Module 2: Social Determinants of Health: Healthcare Disparities and Integrated Healthcare (20 NYSED-approved contact hours)
  • Module 3: Person-Centered Care: Understanding Core Components of Practice and Skills Development (20 NYSED-approved contact hours )
  • Module 4: The ACA: Promoting Systems & Organized Accountability (10 NYSED-approved contact hours)
  • Module 5: The ACA: Promoting Leadership through Times of Change (20 NYSED-approved contact hours)
  • Module 6: Trauma-Informed care (20 NYSED-approved contact hours)

Each certificate program is led by experts in their respective fields. Classes are offered as a blend of: face-to-face classroom sessions; live, online sessions via WebEx webinars; facilitated online meetings; and, podcast assignments. See the module calendars below for specific meeting dates for each module.

Assignments include weekly readings and a final learning assessment in the form of a project.  

From the Directors: Interview with Mary McKernan McKay, MSW, PhD; and Peter Campanelli, PsyD

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Program Requirements

To receive the Advanced Certificate, students must complete five of the six individual certificates consisting of between 60 and 90 hours of instruction. 

Classes will be offered as a blend of: face-to-face classroom sessions; live, online sessions via Webex webinars; facilitated online meetings; and, podcast assignments. On-campus class sessions are two hours, from 4:00pm-6:00pm, and online webinar sessions from 4:00pm-6:00pm. See the module calendars below for specific meeting dates for each module.

Assignments include weekly readings and a final learning assessment in the form of a project or test.

Program Highlights

  • Promoting primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
  • Developing high performance systems
  • Stress, health and trauma
  • Collaborative care
  • Integrating health and behavioral health
  • Peer support and rehabilitation
  • Measuring organizational accountability
  • Managing change

Program Brochure

Download a program brochure by clicking here.

Continuing Education Contact Hours

  • 10 NYSED-approved contact hours will be awarded for Module 1.
  • 20 NYSED-approved contact hours will be awarded for Module 2.
  • 20 NYSED-approved contact hours will be awarded for Module 3.
  • 10 NYSED-approved contact hours will be awarded for Module 4.
  • 20 NYSED-approved contact hours will be awarded for Module 5.
  • 20 NYSED-approved contact hours will be awarded for Module 6.

This organization (NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1415) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. NYU Silver School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/15 - 11/11/16. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in the post-master's course will receive either 10 or 20 continuing education clock hours per module.

 

2016-17 Program Schedule

Module 1: The Affordable Care Act (Fall 2015)

Module consists of on-campus classroom and online sessions

Fall 2016 Dates TBD

Face-to-face meets 4-6:30pm

Online meets 4-5:30pm


Module 2: Social Determinants of Health (Fall 2015)

Module consists of classroom, online, and podcast sessions

Fall 2016 Dates TBD

Face-to-face meets 4-8:30pm

Online Podcast 3.5 hrs

Online meets 4-5:30pm

Module 3: Person-Centered Care (Spring 2016)

Module consists of classroom and online sessions

Spring 2017 Dates TBD

Face-to-face meets 4-8:30pm

Online meets 4-5:30pm

Module 4: The ACA: Promoting Systems and Organizational Accountability (Spring 2016)

Module consists of classroom and online sessions

Spring 2017 Dates TBD

Face-to-face meets 4-6pm

Podcast/webinar 4-5pm

Online meets 4-6pm

Module 5: The ACA: Providing Leadership through Times of Change (Spring 2016)

Module consists of classroom and online sessions

Spring 2017 Dates TBD


Module 6: Trauma-Informed Care

Module consists of only classroom sessions

Spring 2017 Dates TBD

Face-to-face meets 9:30am-12pm