A Course in Integrated Care - IC 102

IC 102 is designed as a user-guided curriculum with the aim of supporting the development of an integrated primary care/behavioral health program. The ICARE 102 curriculum provides the user with topic-specific background information, anticipatory guidance (including points to consider), and links to valuable resources. The curriculum is a successor to IC 101, which presents the need and rationale for integrated care.

IC 102 was authored by Eric Christian, MAEd, LPC, NCC for the ICARE Partnership

Acronyms used throughout the Curriculum:
(IC) Integrated Care
(PCP) Primary Care Provider
(BHP) Behavioral Health Provider
(BH) Behavioral Health

  • Getting Started   ( 3 Articles )

    This section offers a summary of information available to assist in taking the first steps of defining a practice model, determining the practice’s readiness to begin integration, and designing a strategic planning and implementation process.

  • Roles and Responsibilities   ( 5 Articles )

    This section will focus on skills and abilities needed to aid in the development of the integrated team in a primary care setting.

  • Brief Intervention Models for Behavioral Health   ( 2 Articles )

    This section will review various intervention models that can be utilized successfully in an integrated care practice. The elements for a toolkit for the BH Provider are included.

  • Coding/Billing/Documentation   ( 4 Articles )

    Information and issues to be addressed in setting up a medical record, billing system, and tracking interventions

  • References/Resources   ( 4 Articles )