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18th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

Posted By Jenna McLean, Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Updated: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

18th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

June 2-3, 2017 | Delta Ottawa City Centre

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

Click here to register now and take advantage of the Early Bird rates

Click here to view the Course Program

Click here to book your hotel room at the discounted rates

 

We are excited to welcome health care providers, administrators, policymakers, patients, and families to join us from June 2-3, 2017 at the Delta City Centre in beautiful Ottawa! This year we celebrate “Connecting People in Need with Care” as an overarching theme; connecting with patients of all ages and hard to serve populations, connecting via technology, connecting with policy makers to initiate change, and connecting with each other to work collaboratively in mental health care. 

Our host city for this year is also home to Canada’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations which will be taking place throughout 2017.  This is the perfect opportunity to visit Canada’s capital and take part in this special year of National celebration (#Ottawa2017).  Visit our website www.shared-care.ca as we continue to add more details.

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17th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

Posted By Jenna McLean, Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th 

We are excited to welcome health care providers, planners, patients, and families to join us from June 17-18 at the Coast Capri Hotel in beautiful Kelowna! This year we celebrate “Growing Ideas” as an overarching theme to showcase innovative ideas and approaches to collaborative mental health care. Our host city, Kelowna, is known to be family friendly with lots of summer activities to relax in between sessions or to extend your stay! 

(This conference is also listed on the Shared Care website: www.shared-care.ca)

Themes/Streams in 2016

  • Child, Youth, and Family Collaboration
  • Mental Health Collaboration with First Nations
  • Innovations in Mental Health in Primary Care

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"Mindful Practice: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring and Resilience"

Posted By Jenna McLean, Thursday, March 24, 2016

Mindful Practice: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring and Resilience 

October 26-29, 2016 
Chapin Mill Retreat Center Batavia, NY 14020 

A retreat-like workshop designed to improve the quality of care that clinicians provide while improving their own resilience and well-being. It offers an experiential learning environment, with a focus on developing the capacity for self-awareness in stressful and demanding situations.

See attachment for more details. 

Register for this event at www.mindfulpractice.urmc.edu  

 

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New Open Access Chapter

Posted By William S. Craig, Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care now has an open access chapter available for download.  The chapter is entitled- "The Nuts and Bolts of Developing Integrated Healthcare in Under-Resourced Primary Care Settings:  Challenges and Lessons Learned."  This is an exceptional chapter which can be located at:

https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=55726

W. Scott Craig, PsyD

Tags:  behavioral health  Behavioral health integration  primary care 

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Survey re: OT as a member of the interprofessional primary care team

Posted By Sue Dahlpopolizio, Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

 

Occupational therapists (OTs) meet an array of needs for a variety of populations across multiple settings, one of which is providing services to patients in primary care offices.  We are investigating the perceptions of OTs and Primary Care Providers regarding the inclusion of OTs in this setting. 

Please take a moment to fill out the following short 6 question survey regarding your receptiveness to OTs in primary care. 

For PCPs:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BH6TS6J

Thank you for your response!

 

OT in Primary Care Team 

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Research Request

Posted By Jacqueline S. Hidalgo, Saturday, December 12, 2015

To Whom It May Concern,

 

My name is Jacqueline Hidalgo, M.S., and I am a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Albizu University in Miami, Florida. I am recruiting participants for my doctoral dissertation.  The aim of the study is to assess for healthcare providers’ (rheumatologists and primary care providers (MD, PA, NP) knowledge of and attitudes towards psychological factors involved in the development and maintenance of fibromyalgia, and of non-pharmacological treatments for fibromyalgia.

 

To be eligible for participation in this study, participants must: 1) be a primary care provider or a rheumatologist; 2) have treated at least one patient who has fibromyalgia; and 3) be currently in practice. This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at Albizu University (IRB#: 2015 027).

 

Participants will need access to the internet to complete an online survey via Survey Monkey. The survey will include basic demographic questions such as your age and gender, and your clinical experience with patients who have fibromyalgia.  In addition, you will be asked questions regarding your attitudes and knowledge of the psychological factors involved in the development and maintenance of fibromyalgia, and of non-pharmacological treatments for fibromyalgia. 

 

You will not be asked to provide any identifying information; therefore, your responses will be anonymous.  The survey is estimated to take 15 minutes to complete. Although there is no direct benefit for participants to complete the survey, their participation will advance scientific knowledge in the treatment of individuals with fibromyalgia. If you have any questions about this study, please contact me or my dissertation chair, Dr. Marilyn Cugnetto.

 

To access the online survey, please go to the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/fibropsych

 

Please feel free to forward this information to anyone you know who would be eligible to participate.

 

Thank you for your consideration and time,

 

Jacqueline Hidalgo, M.S.,

Email: jhida007@fiu.edu, Telephone: 786-356-4379

Marilyn Cugnetto, Ph.D., Dissertation Chair

Email: mcugnetto@albizu.edu , Telephone: 305-593-1223 Ext. 3173

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Doctoral Internship in Medical Family Therapy

Posted By Jennifer S. Harsh, Wednesday, November 25, 2015

2016-2017 Doctoral Internship in Medical Family Therapy

Behavioral Medicine Faculty In-Training

 

Position Description:

 

Applicants interested in providing collaborative care, conducting research, and teaching internal medicine residents are encouraged to apply for this Medical Family Therapy doctoral internship in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The internship provides clinical experience and training for a future behavioral medicine faculty member. Applicants will provide therapy and brief psychosocial interventions for patients and their families, will supervise masters level family therapy students, will teach medical residents on psychosocial components of patient care, and will develop and conduct research projects. The intern will gain experience collaborating with residents, physicians, medical students, social workers, pharmacists, and diabetes educators. Clinical supervision will be provided by an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. The internship provides a unique opportunity to develop a skillset that is applicable to a career in behavioral medicine. The intern functions as a full-time behavioral medicine clinician-educator for the duration of the 12 month internship. The position will start in June of 2016.

 

Requirements:

 

Applicants must have completed all PhD prerequisite coursework. Applicants must be either provisionally or fully licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Experience providing behavioral medicine services in a medical setting is preferred.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Clinical: Provide 16 hours of clinical care per week (5 half days/week).  Provide on-site consultations as part of an integrated care team and provide family therapy services to patients and their families at Midtown Clinic. Supervise medical masters level family therapy interns.

Teaching: Teach a medical family therapy course and teach behavioral medicine topics to General Internal Medicine residents through didactics and video review sessions (2 half days/week).

Research: Assist with planning, data collection, analysis, and scholarly writing of collaborative research projects (3 half days/week).

 

Applications are due by January 30th, on-site interviews will be held in March, and the program runs from June 20th, 2016 to June 30th, 2017.

 

Please contact Jennifer Harsh, PhD, LIMFT at jennifer.harsh@unmc.edu, or by phone at (402) 595-1424 if you have questions or if you are interested in applying.

 

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Mindful Practice Advanced Workshop: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring and Resilience

Posted By Polly Kurtz, Monday, November 16, 2015
May 2-6, 2016
Sponsored by: The Department of Family Medicine Rochester - Mindful Practice Programs
Hosted by:  The Center for Experiential Learning
 
A 5-day, retreat-like workshop designed to enable clinician and medical educators deepen their skills in Mindful Practice and their ability to teach and develop programs in Mindful Practice at their home institutions. 
 
Designed for medical practitioners (physicians, NPs, PAs) and others involved in medical practice and education, the program combines didactic presentations and experiential exercises using narratives, appreciative inquiry, and contemplative practices such as mindfulness meditation. 
 
Session themes address attention, suffering, teamwork, difficult conversations with patients/families, uncertainty in medicine, medical education, grief and loss, resilience and compassion.
 
The workshop will offer hands-on experience in teaching and facilitation. It is designed for those who have previously attended a Mindful Practice workshop or equivalent training and wish to advance teaching skills and to support efforts at implementing Mindful Practice® curricula in their own settings. Participants should have prior experience with meditation, yoga or other self-awareness practices as well as prior teaching experience.
 
Pre-Course Requirement
Please click here to link to a brief application form which is required prior to registration for the program. We will notify applicants of acceptance December 1, then monthly thereafter. Early applications are encouraged, as workshops often fill 3-4 months in advance.
Registration Fees
Faculty and Speakers
Certification / Accreditation
Travel & Accommodations
 
For questions or assistance please contact the 
Center for Experiential Learning at 585-275-7666.

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Two Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology positions available at the University of Central Florida

Posted By Cerissa Blaney, Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

 

The University of Central Florida Department of Psychology (College of Sciences) seeks applicants for two Assistant Professor level tenure-track positions in clinical psychology and technology to begin in Fall 2016.  The appointment will be in the doctoral program in clinical psychology, but faculty also will be part of the initiation of a new, multidisciplinary translational initiative dedicated to developing and integrating innovative technological approaches to enhance intervention and dissemination initiatives for psychological health.  Primary teaching duties will be in the Department of Psychology, with opportunities to provide collaborative training and research experiences with other consortium members. 

 

We are looking for two clinical psychologists (clinical scientists or scientist-practitioners) with expertise in empirically supported intervention/prevention efforts (particularly the underlying mechanisms) and the ability to work with technology partners to collaborate on innovative ways to optimize the therapeutic process and outcome (e.g., web-based interventions, use of virtual reality, smart phone apps).  Another area of interest/expertise is the use of technology to create more valid methods of assessment.  Preference for one position will be given to individuals whose work is in the area of stress, trauma and the anxiety disorders. The area for the other position is open. These individuals would spearhead development, feasibility, acceptability, usability and efficacy trials, working in collaboration with other Center faculty and small business partners. Individuals will be expected to develop a scientific portfolio of technological innovations that uses technology to enable innovative, theoretically-driven experiences that optimize behavioral and cognitive change. Applicants are expected to acquire external funding to support these efforts.  Additionally, they would lead a nation-wide service that would provide consultation on the design and utility of software, apps, and games designed to assist mental health providers and their patients. 

 

Applicants for the position must have completed a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and a psychology internship, both from American Psychological Association Accredited Programs by Aug. 8, 2016.  Candidates must be licensed or license eligible in the state of Florida.  Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their postdoctoral year and are immediately eligible to sit for the licensing exam.  Candidates must also demonstrate a record of scholarship capable of attracting external funding, and strong teaching potential/experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

Compensation for the nine-month appointment is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.  UCF is classified as a Very High Research Activity (RU/VH) University by the Carnegie Foundation and has the second largest enrollment in the country (approximately 63,000).  The Department of Psychology at UCF has 52 full-time faculty, over 4,000 undergraduate majors, and houses Ph.D. programs in Applied Experimental and Human Factors, Clinical, and I/O Psychology. 

 

Applicants must apply online at www.jobswithucf.com (positions 37419 and 37459 and submit at time of application statements of research and teaching interests (including future research plans), a CV, reprints of recent publications.  Additionally, you should have three (3) letters of reference sent to: Clinical Psychology and Technology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, 4111 Pictor Lane, Psychology Bldg 99 Ste. 320, Orlando FL 32816 (or electronically to Donna.Lucas@ucf.edu). Applications will be reviewed as received. Informal inquiries concerning the position are welcome and should be sent to Drs. Deborah Beidel (Deborah.Beidel@ucf.edu) or Clint Bowers (Clint.Bowers@ucf.edu). 

 

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or national origin.  As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

Deborah C. Beidel, Ph.D., ABPP

Pegasus Professor of Psychology and Medical Education

Director, UCF RESTORES

Department of Psychology

4111 Pictor Lane

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL 32816

407-823-3254

407-823-5862 (fax)

Deborah.beidel@ucf.edu

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BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted By William S. Craig, Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Updated: Thursday, January 28, 2016

 

Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care is a relevant new book release from Nova Science!

In the current fast-paced healthcare environment, there is a need for more timely access to high quality behavioral health services. Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care was developed by practicing psychologists, physicians, college professors, and licensed professional counselors who have embraced the integrated care model, and these distinguished authors share their invaluable insights and practical experiences. This book reviews different strategies for the implementation of behavioral health services in primary care, and there is also a practical discussion of common clinical presentations which can be effectively treated with collaborative care. This book reinforces the relevance of integrated psychological services to primary care settings. There is an emphasis on providing an advanced and cost-sensitive collaborative care model which most efficiently addresses the needs of our patients. (Imprint: Nova)

Further information about this book is available at:

www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=55726

http://www.amazon.com/Integrated-Psychological-Services-Primary-Care/dp/1634834968

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