Integrated Behavioral Health CGS


This Certificate of Graduate study is designed for RIC social work graduate students and is meant to be completed while working toward a RIC MSW degree. 

What You'll Learn and Gain

With primary care systems rapidly adopting 'health-care home' team-based models, it's a clear indication that collaborative, team-based integrated physical and behavioral healthcare is becoming more prevalent in Rhode Island.

To meet this emerging need, this program prepares students to:

  • appropriately and positively function as part of an interprofessional team
  • understand social determinants of health
  • develop competencies in engaging and supporting clients across a range of health conditions

Understand the Basic Program Structure

  • 15 credits
  • 300 hours of internship (each semester) in a primary care setting and functioning as a behavioral health clinician 

How to Apply and Succeed in the Program

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Learn More about Funding Opportunities

This program is grant-funded and provides financial support to students admitted to the program. 

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School of Social Work

The School of Social Work at Rhode Island College is a center of excellence for lifelong learning in social work and human services in Rhode Island and southeastern New England.

  • phone401-456-8042
  • placeGuardo Hall - Building 9 East Campus