Depression and Collaborative Care Within Primary Care Settings

Each session will go from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. MT. 

Event Description

Depression is a condition experienced by a significant number of individuals, from children, adolescents, and adults. With the ongoing pandemic, the prevalence of depression has increased significantly. This three-part series reviewed evidence-based screening, diagnosis, and treatment of depression within primary care settings. 


Session 1 - February 15, 2022

Screening for and Diagnosis of Depression in Primary Care


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Learning Objectives


  1. Identify the use of common screening tools for depression/suicide risk in primary care 

  2. Utilize or recall common treatments for depression 

  1. Identify common medical differentials/co-morbidities of depression 


Session 2 - March 1, 2022

Evidence-Based Treatment of Depression


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Learning Objectives


  1. Identify evidence-based interventions for depression and suicide response 

  2. Utilize both pharmacologic and therapeutic interventions in treating to target 

  3. Identify practices in depression prevention planning 


Session 3 - March 15, 2022

Pathways of Care: Building a Depression Follow-Up Program


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Learning Objectives 


  1. Identify high-risk behavioral health patients 

  1. Recognize and define the roles of providers in a collaborative care model 

  2. Utilize a registry in order to track patient response to care 



Dr. Andrew McLean











Dr. McLean is Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He obtained his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, completed a psychiatry residency at the University of Wisconsin and an M.P.H. degree from the University of Minnesota. He has been recognized as a UND School of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus, has received the American Psychiatric Association Bruno Lima award for outstanding contributions to Disaster Psychiatry, and has been conferred with numerous teaching excellence awards. Dr. McLean previously was the Medical Director of the ND Department of Human Services. He has served on numerous clinical, administrative and regulatory boards including medical licensing and professional health programs. He has lectured internationally on pertinent behavioral and public health issues. Dr. McLean has a particular interest in collaborative models of care. He also is interested in individual and community resilience. 


Robin Landwehr, LPCC











Robin is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) who holds a Master of Science degree in mental health counseling from Capella University, and a Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree from Arizona State University. She previously served as the behavioral health director at a Federally Qualified Health Center where she helped establish a Medication Assisted Treatment Program for individuals with opioid use disorder. During her career, she has been fortunate enough to be involved in numerous writing projects, provided many trainings, practiced as part of a collaborative care team, and provided clinical supervision. Her experience as a clinical counselor includes assisting individuals struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, health behaviors, substance abuse, and other issues. She is a certified instructor in the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) and Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) suicide prevention programs. 


Ken Flanagan












Dr. Kenneth Flanagan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of North Dakota. He currently serves as a curriculum developer for the Mountain Plains Mental Health and Addiction Technology Transfer Centers.  Dr. Flanagan holds a license as a clinical social worker and provides counseling and behavioral management services with a clinical focus on depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues and chronic pain. He received his MSW and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. Dr. Flanagan has held a range of clinical and administrative positions in healthcare and community-based organizations.   

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