Collaborative Care Model Trainings & Educational Opportunities

APA offers free trainings in the Collaborative Care Model for psychiatrists as part of CMS’ Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPi).

In-Person Training Opportunities

APA offers Collaborative Care training content at live meetings like the APA National Meetings, some APA District Branch meetings, and some allied psychiatric association stakeholder meetings. Learn more. 

Online Training Opportunities

Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Core     4 CME Credits

This course provides training in Collaborative Care Consultation Psychiatry, focusing on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to help psychiatrists provide high quality care for larger populations. 

Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Advanced          2 CME Credits

This course is offered to those who have completed the core training. 

Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Skills for the Primary Care Physician     2 CME Credits

Primary Care Physicians will learn about the Collaborative Care Model, develop skills to work with a psychiatric consultant, and learn how to strengthen behavioral health skills in primary care settings

 Collaborative Care Webinars

Treating Substance Use Through Collaborative Care        AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Widespread implementation of Collaborative Care is now happening across the country to answer the need for increased access for mental health treatment.  Concurrently, there is a growing need for the treatment of substance use disorders, which often present in the primary care setting. 

Collaborative Care for Primary Care Providers   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Educates primary care physicians on the Collaborative Care Model as a solution to access issues, and teaches them how to connect with a psychiatrist trained in the model.