C.G.S. in Integrated Behavioral Health
The rapid adoption of ‘health-care home’ team-based models by primary care systems is an indication that collaborative, team-based, integrated physical and behavioral healthcare is rapidly emerging in Rhode Island. Enrolled students will earn 15 credits in courses that are designed to enhance their understanding of how to function as part of an interprofessional team, understand social determinants of health and develop competencies in engaging and supporting clients across a range of health conditions. Students will complete 300 hours of internship each semester (600 total for the year) in a primary care setting functioning as a behavioral health clinician.
- Students must submit a completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
- Students must have advanced year enrollment in good standing in the M.S.W. program. Awarding of the certificate for current students is to be accompanied by graduation from the M.S.W. program.
- Students must submit a current résumé.
- Students must submit one reference letter.
Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
SWRK 654: Clinical Practice in Integrated Healthcare (3 credits)
SWRK 600: Field Seminar III (4 credits)
SWRK 601: Field Seminar IV (4 credits)
SWRK 644: Clinical evaluation and case consultation I (1.5 credits)
SWRK 646: Clinical evaluation and case consultation II (1.5 credits)
SWRK 690: Independent Study in Social Work (1 credit)
Total: 15 credits