Integrated Behavioral Health (3 CE’s)

Presented by Carlie Nikel, Psy.D
January 9th,  1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level


Course Description and Target Audience

This didactic session will focus on the integration of a Psychologist into primary care.  This will be done by exploring the models of integration and the uses of those model; assess the differences between traditional behavioral health services and integrated services; and outline the benefits on patient outcomes. Additionally, brief therapeutic interventions with be discussed and modeled using case vignettes. There is no foreseeable risk associated with this presentation.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Define Integrated Behavioral Health and understand at least two models of integration
  • Recognize at least two differences between traditional and integrated behavioral health services
  • Assess and identify three clinical benefits of integration on patient outcomes
  • Learn and practice at least three brief interventions often utilized in Integrated Behavioral Health

Presenter Information

Carlie Nikel, Psy.D, grew up in the Kansas City area and received her Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute in Springfield, Missouri in 2014. Dr. Nikel joined the Department of Community and Family Medicine at University of Missouri-Kansas City on April 18, 2016. Dr. Nikel provides integrated behavioral health services in the Bess Truman Family Medicine Center. She consults with the residents in order to provide the patients with increased access to behavioral medicine. Dr. Nikel enjoys working with patients to manage chronic diseases and make positive lifestyle changes in addition to educating residents on behavioral interventions.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at Burrell South Creek, South Creek Theatre room, 2885 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.