Tele-education and Tele-mentoring in Rural Settings: Project ECHO and Other Approaches
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About the Event:
This webinar will focus on telehealth approaches to providing educational resources for treating behavioral health conditions in rural settings. It will cover a range of technology approaches including Project ECHO, e-Consult, and use of self-management technology. Attendees will gain useful information that can help them plan for educational approaches to help staff in remote settings continue to learn, find mentoring support and thrive professionally.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Lori Raney is a board-certified psychiatrist and consultant in Denver, Colorado. She is considered a leading authority on the collaborative care model and the bidirectional integration of primary care and behavioral health. Her work focuses on service evaluation, gap analysis, and design and training of multidisciplinary teams to implement evidence-based practices to improve the identification and treatment of mental illness in the primary care setting and improve the health status of patients with serious mental illness in behavioral health settings. Her current work also includes evaluating hospitals and clinics in recognizing and developing strategies to deal with the impact of behavioral health across health care systems, including the design and implementation of integrated care in primary care practices.