Provider Training Resources
Supporting Management of Medical Conditions -
An Overview for Non-Medical Behavioral Healthcare Staff
This training provides an overview of hypertension, diabetes, and asthma management and is intended for behavioral healthcare line staff.
Integrated Managed Care (IMC) and Integrated Care Network (KCICN) Overview
- BHRD Provider Manual
- KCICN Behavioral Health Risk Stratification Screening Tool
- Behavioral health provider services reference guide
- King County FAQs from MCO Symposium
Workforce Training Calendar
Clinical Supervision II:
Clinical Supervision II
Racial/Ethnic Identity Development
Moral Reconation Therapy Certification Training
Progress Note Training
Advanced Motivational Interviewing
Racial/Ethnic Identity Development
Engaging Families w/ Motivational Interviewing
External Training Resources
Peer Pathways Workforce Development Conference 2019 Register Now!
Presented by: The Washington State Healthcare Authority
Dates: August 27-28, 2019
Location: Hotel Murano,Tacoma
Improve your skills and learn about advocacy, co-occuring disorders, suicide prevention, the culture of poverty, staying in a peer role, youth engagement, and much more! Limited scholarships are available.
Registration: Peer Pathways
Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA) Learning Collaborative Register Now!
Presented by: Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress
Dates: September 23-24, 2019
Location: Foster Links, Tukwila
Registration: CETA Learning Collaborative
Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals
The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (HHS OMH) has announced a new, free, and accredited e-learning program.The program, available via OMH's Think Cultural Health, is designed to develop behavioral health providers' knowledge and skills related to culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS).
Cultural and linguistic competency is recognized as an important strategy for improving the quality of care provided to clients from diverse backgrounds. The goal of this e-learning program is to help behavioral health professionals increase their cultural and linguistic competency.
Adult Mental Health First Aid
MHFA is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public (non-clinicians) basic skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Trainees learn a single 5-step strategy that includes assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting the individual in crisis, and identifying appropriate professional help and other supports
Classes offered regularly 8:00 AM-5:30 PM at Highline College (map) Cost $15:00.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
This 8-hour class is for adults (non-clinicians) who regularly interact with adolescents 12 to 18. Youth Mental Health First Aid will improve your knowledge of mental health and substance use problems, and will teach you how to connect youth with care when needed.
Students will gain skills on how to help an adolescent in crisis or who is experiencing a mental health challenge. Similar to traditional first aid and CPR, mental health first aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis before they can get professional treatment or the crisis resolves.
Classes offered regulary 8:00 AM-5:00 PM at the Sandpoint Learning Center (map) Cost $20.00.
Supervision Strategies that Work for Everyone
Monthly Webinar Series
Washington State University's Peer Workforce Alliance & The Healthcare Authority of Washington State
Engage in a live webinar, with a monthly featured speaker, and learn about supervision strategies (that work for everyone).
Click here to register or check out future webinar training.
We are very excited to announce that Sea Mar is moving forward with our second annual comprehensive opioid conference this November, entitled Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Leveraging Care Integration in the Health Center Setting. This two day meeting will build on our efforts last year, and now includes community health centers (AND OTHERS!) from all around Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska. Please see the attached flier for more details or use this link to register: https://www.nwrpca.org/event/opioidconference. The conference is clinically focused and features pain management/addiction experts as well as case discussions and representatives from various agencies including HRSA and the Washington State Health Care Authority.
The conference will take place Friday and Saturday November 15th & 16th at the Seattle Renaissance Hotel in partnership w/ Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) and Washington Association for Community Health (WACH). Also note that this training conference will meet the Washington State CME requirements for physicians, ARNPs, and PAs to prescribe opioids effective January 1st, 2019. It will also meet the deadline for this training requirement of December 31st, 2019. We have a great line-up of guest speakers, sponsors, and vendors. We estimate that attendance slots will fill up fast, so please consider registering now. We intentionally scheduled this on a Fri/Sat to make it easier for providers to get away. We hope to see you there!!!
King County Behavioral Health Organization Training
Provider Client Transition Forum #2 (2/29/16)
Training goal: To continue to provide information to help BHO providers successful plan for the transition of the clients to the new combined system of care as of April 1. Includes 2016 Benefit Model, Residential Treatment Authorization Process, and information on the IT/Data System. (See below for Transition Planning Forum #1)
Behavioral Health Organization Stakeholder Forum (2/22/16)
Training goal: To provide information for stakeholders who are not BHO providers but who may have clients who will need referral to behavioral health services and need to know how the system will change on April 1, 2016.
Provider Webinar (2/11/16): Using the Substance Use Disorder Residential Bed Tracking Tool
Training goal: To teach providers how to use the new residential bed tracking tool to determine availability when they need a bed for a client needing residential treatment services, a new line of business under the Behavioral Health Organization beginning April 1, 2016
- Webinar available here.
Provider Client Transition Training #1 (1/20/16)
Training goal: To learn more about transition planning for current clients beginning April 1 and ensure provider readiness for the transition from two separate systems to one combined system of care and a seamless transition for clients with no disruptions in service.
- King County Behavioral Health Organization (BHO) Fact Sheet
- King County BHO Outpatient and Opioid Treatment Protocols
- King County BHO Client Transition Plan Template
- Data Processing Provider Overview
- DBHR/King County BHO Release of Information (required)
- King County BHO Release of Information v. 3
- King County BHO Release of Information v. 4