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What would you like to learn?

  • At UMass Center for Integrated Primary Care (CIPC) we offer evidence-based online and in-person training and resources for healthcare professionals.  We have trained over 4,000 individuals across the US and the world.
  • Individuals can enroll in our online certificate courses, which are given multiple times each academic year.  We offer continuing education credits for many licenses. 
  • And if you are seeking to provide world-class training for your team or teams within your organization--we can help with that, as well.  We have the content, the experience, and the knowledge.

Scroll down to see our core offerings for individuals and groups.

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Primary Care Behavioral Health

For more than a decade, psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors, physicians, and psychiatrists have learned from this course how to develop their behavioral health skills to become productive and valued team members in primary care, helping their practices embrace integration and provide better, more efficient patient care.

These online modules are self-paced, interactive and built on sound pedagogical tenets for adult learners.

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Download a printable two-page flyer about the course to share with colleagues and decisional makers.  HERE >

 

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Motivational Interviewing

Our Motivational Interviewing training explores skills critical for healthcare providers to support patients endeavoring to achieve health behavior change and is grounded in principles detailed in William Miller & Stephen Rollnick's, Motivational Interviewing, 3rd ed. Our faculty are recognized MI experts, all of whom are members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). 

Individuals and groups can choose from a brief introduction to MI, an academic overview of the subject in video lessons, or a certificate course that includes live online training and skills practice with peers and acting patients as well as individual coaching.

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Download a printable two-page flyer about the course to share with colleagues and decisional makers.  HERE >

 

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Patient-Centered Healthcare: building relationships and managing care coordination

(formerly "Integrated Care Management")

No matter where a primary care practice might be on the spectrum of integrating behavioral health and primary care, it is clear that those individuals who provide care management and care coordination are lynchpins for success.

Many members of the care team can provide these important services, but training in how to approach and apply care management with a patient-centered focus is a goal toward which successful practices are working.

Our flexible and convenient online course can be customized to fill in knowledge gaps and encourage relationship-focused, patient-centered healthcare.

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Download a printable two-page flyer about the course to share with colleagues and decisional makers. HERE >

 

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Medical Group Visits

We offer live and online training in launching and managing medical group visits for primary care practices.

The purpose of medical group visits is to reduce symptoms in patients with chronic disease, reduce loneliness, increase access to care and self-management.  Medical group visits and Integrative medical group visits work well for patients who are not thriving in the 15-minute visit care model. 

Our approach is to build expertise among providers in treating groups of patients, providing them with individual medical attention while also encouraging social support.

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Download a printable flyer about the course to share with colleagues and decisional makers. HERE >

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