Colleen Cordes

Asst Dean + Clinical Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Dr. Colleen Clemency Cordes the Assistant Dean of Non-Tenure Eligible Faculty in the College of Health Solutions and a Clinical Professor. She is a licensed pscyhologist, and her clinical background and training has almost exclusively been in traditional medical settings, having worked in primary care settings at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, AZ, the VA Hospital in Long Beach, CA, the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA, and HonorHealth's Neighborhood Outreach and Access to Health (NOAH) clinics. She received a certificate in Primary Care Behavioral Health from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and completed didactic training programs in biofeedback and clinical hypnosis from the Cambridge Health Alliance, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. She is currently on the board of directors for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA). Her research interests focus on primary care behavioral health and workforce development for integrated primary care.

Dr. Clemency Cordes is also a proud Sun Devil, having graduated from the Counseling Psychology program at Arizona State University in 2009.

Research Interests

Integrated primary care behavioral health (PCBH), Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), sexual health, chronic pain

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Serrano, N., Clemency Cordes, C., Daub, S., & Cubic, B. (2017). Training and workforce development needs for behavioral health providers working in a Primary Care Behavioral Health model of service delivery. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. ePub ahead of print. Impact Factor: 1.085

Clemency, B., Basior, J. M., Lindsrom, H. A., Clemency Cordes, C., & Waldrop, D. P. (2017). The realities of operationalizing MOLST forms in emergency situations. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18, 182-184. Impact Factor: 6.616

Clemency, B., Clemency Cordes, C., Lindstrom, H. A., Basior, J. M., & Waldrop, D. P. (2017). Decisions by default: Incomplete and contradictory POLST in emergency care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18, 35-39. Impact Factor: 6.616

Waldrop, D. P., Clemency, B., & Lindstrom, H. A. Clemency Cordes, C. (2015). We are strangers walking into their life-changing event: How prehospital providers manage emergency calls at the end of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50, 328-334. Impact Factor: 2.649

Dahl-Popolizio, S., Loman, J., & Clemency Cordes, C. (2014). Comparing outcomes of Kinect video game-based occupational/physical therapy versus usual care. Games for Health Journal, 3(3), 157-161. Impact Factor: 1.321

Cameron, R. P., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Clemency Cordes, C., Fraley, S. S., Chen, S. S., Klein, L. S., Welsh, E., Smith, K., & Lemos, L. (2011). Sexuality among Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND). Rehabilitation Psychology, 56, 289-301. Impact Factor: 1.539

Clemency, C. E., & Dixon Rayle, A. (2006). Hitting closer to home: A multiple family prevention group for adolescent disordered eating. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 31, 219-245. Impact factor: 0.63

Book Chapters:

Clemency Cordes, C., Cameron, R. P., Eisen, E., Coble-Temple, A., & Mona, L. R. (2017). Leveraging integrated behavioral health services to promote behavioral health among women with disabilities. In L. M Ruglass and K. Kendall-Tackett (Eds.), Women’s mental health across the lifespan: Challenges, vulnerabilities, and strengths (pp. 119-140). New York, NY: Routledge.

Clemency Cordes, C., Saxon, L. C., & Mona, L. R. (2016). Women Veterans with Disabilities: An Integrated Care Perspective. In S. Miles-Cohen & C. Signore (Eds.), Eliminating inequities for women with disabilities: An agenda for health and wellness (pp. 227-242). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Clemency Cordes, C., Cameron, R. P., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Coble-Temple, A. (2016).  Perspectives on Disability within Integrated Healthcare. In L. Suzuki, M. Casas, C. Alexander, & M. Jackson (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural Counseling (4th Ed.; pp. 401-410). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Syme, M. L., Clemency Cordes, C., Cameron, R. P., & Mona, L. R. (2015). Sexual health and well-being in the context of aging. In P.A. Litchtenberg & B. T. Mast (Eds.), APA Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., Clemency Cordes, C., Fraley, S. S., Baggett, L. R….Roma, V. G. (2013). Sexuality and disability: A disability-affirmative approach to sex therapy. In Y. M. Binik & K. Hall (Eds.), Principles and Practices of Sex Therapy (5th Ed.).

Clemency Cordes, C., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., & Smith, K. (2013). Sexuality and sexual health among women with physical disabilities. In D. Castaneda (Ed), An essential handbook of women’s sexuality: Diversity, health, and violence introduction (Vol. 2, pp. 71-92). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Mona, L.R., Syme, M.L., Goldwaser, G., Cameron, R.P., Chen, S., Clemency, C., Fraley, S., Wirick, D., & Lemos, L. (2011). Sexual health in older adults: Conceptualization and Treatment. In K. Sorocco & S. Lauderdale (Eds.), Implementing CBT for older adults: Innovations across care settings (pp. 263-287). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Mona, L. R., Goldwaser, G., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., Clemency, C., Miller, A. R., Lemos, L., & Ballan, M. S. (2010). Assessment and Conceptualization of Sexuality among Older Adults. In P. A. Lichtenberg’s, Handbook of Assessment in Clinical Gerontology (pp. 331-356). Maryland Heights, MO: Elsevier Publishers.

Newsletters and Blogs:

Bishop, T., Polaha, J., & Clemency Cordes, C. (2016, March 24). On becoming transformational: The state of interprofessional education and its future [Web log post]. Retrieved from: http://www.cfha.net/blogpost/689173/242596/On-Becoming-Transformational-The-State-of-Interprofessional-Education-and-Its-Future

McLeod, A. & Clemency Cordes, C. (2011). 8 Do’s and Don’ts of Mental Health. Advance for NPs and PAs,2(6), 35-36.

Clemency, C. E. (2007). A multiple family psychoeducational prevention group for adolescent disordered eating. The Group Psychologist, 17, 12-13.

Research Activity

Family Psychoeducational Training: Engaging Members and Families/Supports as Partners in Healthcare (FPE). Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care (2017). Curriculum Developer (.10FTE). $125,000.

Integrated Due Disorder Treatment (IDDT). Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care (2017). Curriculum Developer (.10FTE). $125,000.

Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care for Comorbid Behavioral and Medical Problems. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, PCS-1409-24372. (2016-2021). Curriculum Developer (.10FTE). $407,469.

Arizona State University SBIRT Training & Implementation Collaborative (ASU-STIC). Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, RFA TI-15-001 (2015-2018). Co-Principal Investigator (.10FTE), $945,000.

Courses

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 591Seminar
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 690Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 610Behav & Psych Assess Prim Care
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 595Continuing Registration
IBC 690Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 610Behav & Psych Assess Prim Care
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 793Applied Project
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 610Behav & Psych Assess Prim Care
IBC 690Reading and Conference
IBC 793Applied Project
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 610Behav & Psych Assess Prim Care
IBC 634Strategies & Techn for Behv
IBC 690Reading and Conference
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
IBC 610Behav & Psych Assess Prim Care
IBC 690Reading and Conference

Presentations

Clemency Cordes, C., Syme, M. L., Mendoza, A., Ortigo, K., & Cameron, R. P. (2016, August). Sexuality and Diverse Identities, Culturally Competent Sexual Health Assessment, and Intervention. Symposia conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2016, August). Improving Health and Wellness for Women with Disabilities  Integrating Care from the Margins to the Center. Symposia conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Denver, CO.

Clemency Cordes, C., ODonnell, R. O., & **Olugbala, F. (2013, September). Assessment and treatment of postpartum depression. Training conducted for the Fengtai Medical Association. Beijing, China.

Clemency Cordes, C., Ellis, Wendy (2013, October). Disrupting the Status Quo: Dismantling the Silos in Integrated Training. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Broomfield, CO.

Clemency Cordes, C. Coble-Temple, A., Mona, L. R., & Syme, M. (2013, August). Promoting sexual health for women with disabilities. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Clemency Cordes, C. & Macchi, C.R. (2013, July).  Integrated behavioral health interventions for depression and anxiety: Return on investment in the Accountable Care Organization. Workshop presentation at the Summer Institute of the ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, Sedona, Arizona.

Clemency Cordes, C. & Macchi, C.R. (2013, July).  The practice and teaching of mindfulness. Workshop presentation at the Summer Institute of the ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, Sedona, Arizona.

Clemency, Cordes, C., & Ellis, W. E. (2013, July). Dismantling silos of care: Implementation of an integrated care practice. Paper presented at the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy Summer Institute, Sedona, AZ.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2013, January). Sexuality in later life: A sex-positive approach. Paper presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summer, Houston, TX.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, October). Multidisciplinary approaches to managing chronic pain in primary care. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Austin, TX.

Rosen, D., Clemency Cordes, C., & Rusuloj, G. (2012, October). Rationale for Integrating Behavioral Care Providers into Community Pharmacies to Collaboratively Deliver Medication Adherence Counseling to HIV Patients. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Austin, TX.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, September). The role of addictions professionals in integrated behavioral healthcare. Poster presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders, Orlando, FL.

Clemency Cordes, C., Mona, L. R., Coble-Temple, A., & Smith, K. (2012, August). Promoting sexual health for women with spinal cord injuries and MS. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Paralyzed Veterans of America, Las Vegas, NV.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, July). Behavioral health management of pain disorders in primary care. Workshop conducted at the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy Summer Institute, Sedona, AZ.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, May). Training health professionals in integrated behavioral healthcare. Paper presented at the Jerusalem International Conference on Integrative Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, April). Addressing barriers to integration: Successful reimbursement strategies for behavioral health providers in primary care. iTraining conducted for the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, April). Managing high utilizers of medical services. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, Chicago, IL.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, February). Training mental health professionals in integrated care. Paper presented at the World Psychiatric Association Thematic Conference, Granada, Spain.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, February). Outcome-informed behavioral health treatment in primary care. Paper presented at the World Psychiatric Association Thematic Conference, Granada, Spain.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2012, February). Behavioral health management of pain disorders in primary care. Workshop conducted at the World Psychiatric Association Thematic Conference, Granada, Spain.

Clemency Cordes, C. & ODonnell, R. (2011, October). The real-world state of primary care integration: Findings from Arizona. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Clemency Cordes, C. & ODonnell, R. (2011, October). Reimbursement of behavioral health interventions in primary care. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Clemency Cordes, C. & ODonnell, R. (2011, October). Outcomes that matter in collaborative care. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Clemency Cordes, C. (2011, October). Conceptualizing sexual health: A new approach. In Promoting Sexual Health for Women with Disabilities. Symposia conducted at the Inequity to Equality: Promoting health and wellness for women with disabilities conference, Washington, DC.

Clemency, C. E. (2010, May). Promoting sexual wellness in older adults. Invited speaker, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA.

Clemency, C. E. (2010, March). Understanding sexual functioning in older adults. Invited Speaker, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital. Bedford, MA.

Clemency, C. E. (2010, January). Chronic pain in primary care. Invited speaker, Doctorate in Behavioral Health Spring Intensive Seminar. Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ.

Creager, W., Clemency, C.E., Klump, M., Ngo, T., & Henze, K. (2009, November). Impact of peer support groups on Veterans weight loss and maintenance. Poster presented at the meeting of the Northeast VISNs: Effective and Efficient Practice in Primary Care, Albany, NY.

Clemency, C. E. (2009, May). Behavioral foundations for disordered eating among performers. In Recent Research on Assessment and Treatment of Eating Disorders and Obesity. Symposia conducted at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavior Analysis, Phoenix, AZ.

Clemency, C. E. (2009, April). Neurocognitive sequelae of cancer treatments. Invited speaker, VA Long Beach Healthcare System. Long Beach, CA.

Clemency, C. E. (2008, May) Finding your way in the medical setting. Invited speaker, Health and Wellness (CPY 691), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Clemency, C. E. (2007, June). Cognitive behavioral treatment and techniques for family practitioners. Invited speaker, Banner Good Samaritan Hospital Family Practice Center, Phoenix AZ.

Clemency, C. E., & Dixon Rayle, A. (2006, August). A multiple family prevention group model for adolescent disordered eating. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Clemency, C. E. & Robinson Kurpius, S. (2006, August) Bodies on display: Self-objectification, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating among dance and theatre women. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.