Program Webinar #6: Addressing Health Equity and Providing Culturally & Linguistically Effective Services

Overview: During the webinar, the presenter will focus on ways to address health equity issues and key considerations for providing linguistically effective services. The presenter will discuss best practices and models to support patients in these challenging times. This session is approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians for up to 1 AMA Level […]

Program Webinar #7: Harm Reduction Basics and Lessons from the Field

Overview: People with substance use disorders are at particular risk for developing one or more primary conditions or chronic diseases. During this webinar, presenters will address strategies for managing chronic conditions and substance use disorders through low barrier care and access. This session is approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians for up to […]

Program Webinar #8: Effective Strategies to Enhance Transitions of Care for Justice-Involved Populations

Overview: This webinar will focus on effective strategies for engaging justice-involved populations and ways to support individuals transitioning to communities. The speakers will share case studies to illustrate the ways that providers have managed transitions of care and supported people. This session is approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians for up to 1 […]

Program Webinar #9: Using Disease Registries to Improve Your Practice Population’s Health

Overview: This session will focus on registries, a population health tool, and will address when and why to use them, particularly to support value-based care initiatives. Presenters will discuss an example of a depression registry as well as information on registry initiatives underway in DC. Speakers: Kima Joy Taylor, MD, MPH, Lori Raney, MD. Additional […]

Interactive Workshop: Telehealth in a Post-Pandemic Era: Sustainable Approaches to Support Integrated Care – Hosted by the Medical Society of the District of Columbia & the Integrated Care DC Program

Facilitator: Jean Glossa, MD, MBA, FACP Speaker(s): DCHF Representatives: Erin Holve, Director of Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration Eduarda Koch, Health IT Project Manager Gerald Wilson, Dir Division of Program Integrity, DHCF Provider Showcase & Panel Discussion: Dr. Zarfishan Zahid, Director of Clinical Operations, Medical Home Development Group Carrie Ojo, Director of Population Health, […]

Interactive Workshop: Telehealth in a Post-Pandemic Era: Sustainable Approaches to Support Integrated Care Part 2

Facilitator: Jean Glossa, MD, MBA, FACP Description: This interactive virtual workshop is part two of a two-part series to support providers ongoing efforts to implement and sustain innovative models of telehealth following the COVID-19 public health emergency. Topics include best practices to support behavioral health care delivery through telehealth; improving patient engagement through telehealth and DC […]

Integrated Care DC – Enroll Now!

Join this introductory session to learn more about how to participate in this free multi-year program sponsored by the Dept of Health Care Finance (DHCF) for Medicaid providers. Description: Integrated whole-person care has been shown to improve outcomes and increase Medicaid beneficiary satisfaction. We want to support you to enhance your practice’s capability to deliver […]

Adapting Evidence Based Practices for Integrated Care

Description: This webinar workshop series will focus on key elements of evidence based practices/treatments to assist providers with achieving successful implementation and outcomes. HMA presenters will discuss key components of EBPs including but not limited to training, indicated populations, fidelity assessments, tools and other relevant topics. The webinar includes an interview with psychologist Jennifer Frey who […]

Evidence Based Practices Workshop 1: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Description: CBT has been widely studied and has been shown to be an effective approach to physical and mental health. HMA presenters will discuss key components of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) including but not limited to indicated populations, key components and tools specific for CBT. Speakers: Shannon Robinson, MD (HMA), Caitlin Thomas-Henkel (HMA) Register

Evidence Based Practices Workshop 2: Behavioral Interventions for Stress

Description: There are many evidence based techniques that are easy to learn and practice, with good results in individuals with struggling with physical and mental health challenges. This workshop with briefly introduce participants to some of the more common and effective practices including progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, diaphragmatic breathing, relaxation response, and mindfulness-based stress reduction. […]

Evidence Based Practices Workshop 3: Problem Solving Therapy

Description: Problem-solving therapy (PST) is a brief, focused type of cognitive-behavioral therapy for individuals with mild-to-moderate or behavioral health concerns. Weak problem-solving skills may be linked to the degree to which people experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, and adjustment challenges. Developing problem-solving skills can be an empowering and important factor for reducing symptoms of depression and […]

Deepening Therapeutic Engagement in the Virtual Space

Description: This hour-long presentation will briefly review the empirical evidence on the appropriate use of telebehavioral health and the clinical approaches that have been demonstrated to be effective and/or ineffective. The majority of the presentation will cover the clinical strategies for preparing the clinician for the telehealth visit, including assuring safety, anticipating problems, and engaging […]