Doctor of Behavioral Health Program

March 5-7, 2018 | Scottsdale, AZ

Executive Education (CME/CEUs)

Integrated Health Care (IHC) Conference

The DBH Program is pleased to announce that the annual Integrated Health Care (IHC) Conference will be held March 5-7, 2018 at the DoubleTree Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. This year's conference will focus on strategies and techniques to promote team-based health care, as well as critical concepts for evaluating team effectiveness. 

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Online Physician Continuing Medical Education 

The new Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Strategies, Techniques and Tools for Success and Sustainability is a series of online educational courses composed of self-paced learning modules focusing on specific strategies and techniques for developing an integrated behavioral health practice in primary care. The overall purpose of the series is to increase the knowledge and skills of physician, nursing, allied health, behavioral health and other healthcare professionals to enable them to manage sustainable integrated behavioral health programs. Courses include voice-enhanced PowerPoint presentations, videos, interactive learning activities, readings, and calls to action. Upon completion of each course 3 CME’s are awarded. All courses include practical tools and online resources to facilitate integrated behavioral health practice.

First course now available: Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care: What’s in it for the PCP? (3 CMEs)

  • Why should you integrate care?
  • What is the Primary Care Behavioral Health model?
  • What is the Collaborative Care Model?
  • What is the right approach for your practice?
  • What should you expect from an integrated behavioral health provider?
  • What improved outcomes should you expect?

 Additional Courses Coming Soon!

  • Building the Infrastructure for Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health: The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Service
  • The Business Case for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care
  • Controlled Substances and Pain in Primary Care: Strategies for Managing Risk and Improving Care
  • Integrating Behavioral Health into Pediatric Care: What’s In It for a PCP?
  • Working with Patients’ Families in Primary and Pediatric Care

The Physician Integrated Care CME program was developed by the Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) program in the College of Health Solutions. The DBH program prepares behavioral clinicians and healthcare managers to deliver integrated behavioral care treatment programs in primary care and other medical settings. The DBH is aligned with the healthcare reform “Triple Aim” of improved patient experience of care, improved population health, and achieving cost savings in healthcare.

Physician Online Continuing Medical Education Course Highlights

  • Focused on integrated health care in Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)
  • Convenient online learning designed by experienced physicians, allied health and behavioral health clinicians and executives
  • Choose from learning modules based on topics relevant to your practice
  • Includes free resources to use in your practice
  • Benefits of Integrated Health Care
  • Achieve the “Quadruple Aim” – improved patient experience of care, improved population health, improved provider satisfaction and decreased cost of care
  • Manage difficult, complex patients more efficiently and effectively
  • Expand your capacity for offering quality preventive and chronic disease care
  • Create a team-based care milieu in which staff and providers feel confident
  • in their ability to manage any behavioral issue

Featured Faculty: Jeff Reiter, Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Jeff ReiterJeff Reiter, PhD, ABPP, is a clinical psychologist and co-author of “Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care: A Guide to Integrating Services”. Currently Dr. Reiter is

leading development of a new integrated primary care service at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, Washington. He spent the previous twelve years leading the integrated service for HealthPoint Community Health Centers. Dr. Reiter has effectively consulted with physicians throughout his career on the “Primary Care Behavioral Health” approach to integrated care.

 “Our materials also feature and involve numerous physician colleagues in a variety of ways. Where appropriate, we provide the name and affiliation of the physician during the presentation.”


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Banner Health and Arizona State University. Banner Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Banner Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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