REGISTRATION CLOSED. November 18, 2014 – 2-3 pm ET

Integrated Primary Care Across the Lifespan

Nurse and PatientOverview: Integrated health care models are considered the future of healthcare. This presentation will focus on conceptual and pragmatic issues related to providing integrated primary care across the lifespan to create a workforce prepared for the future of healthcare. Following this presentation participants will be able to: (1) Articulate the importance of integrated primary care, (2) Describe formats for assessment, intervention and consultation in primary care settings, and (3) Identify resources for training in integrated primary care to develop the competencies necessary to make a transition to an integrated care work site.


cubicBarbara Ann Cubic, Ph.D., is a Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Family and Community Medicine.  She serves as the Co-Director of the EVMS Clinical Psychology Internship Program, Director of the EVMS Integrated Care Fellowship, and Director of the EVMS Center for Cognitive Therapy.  She is a Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, Certified Trainer/Consultant, and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.  Her clinical and research interests are in cognitive behavioral therapy, eating disorders, psychological aspects of bariatric surgery, and primary care psychology.  She has been awarded multiple state and national funding grants.  In 2002, she wrote one of the first funded HRSA Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) grants and received additional GPE three year grants in 2007, 2010 and 2014 focused on training psychologists and primary care physicians to provide integrated care. She has also received two substantial grants from the State of Virginia for Workforce Development and served as editor of the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings from 2007-2012.   In 2010 she was awarded the Cummings PSYCHE Prize by the American Psychological Foundations for her work in Integrated Care.  In 2011 she served as the chair for the American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs Task Force of Primary Care Training and in 2012 served as the Health Psychology (Division 38 of APA) representative to the American Psychological Association’s Interorganizational Work Group on Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care.  She currently serves as Past President of the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, Treasurer for the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of APA) and Member-at-Large for the Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs (CCHPTP).  In 2014 she received the Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award from Division 38 (Health Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.

SCHUMANCatherine Schuman, Ph.D., is an Associate in the Department of Psychiatry at the Geisinger Medical Center.  She recently joined Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania with an aim to integrate adult behavioral health services into primary care on a comprehensive level across the state of Pennsylvania.  Previously she has held positions as the Director of Behavioral Medicine and Behavioral Medicine Training at Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School where she developed a collocated and integrated clinical service and psychology training program in primary care.   She was also previously the Director of Sleep Psychology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care.  She divides her time between three passions, treating individuals to better cope with their medical conditions, teaching and research.  Dr. Schuman has published a book, several book chapters and peer reviewed articles about the integration of sleep management into clinical practice and the relationship between stress, physical disease, and psychological well-being and impact of health disparities.  She is currently working on the third edition of the book she co-edited, Clinical Handbook of Insomnia.  Most recently she published the article, Integrating Sleep Management in to Clinical Practice in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  In 2012 she served as the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers representative to the American Psychological Association’s Interorganizational Work Group on Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care.  She currently serves as President-Elect of the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers.

$15 for members and $50 for Non-Members (NOTE: Members must be signed in to get the discounted rate. If you have trouble signing in, contact us. Download FLYER. REGISTRATION CLOSED. Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be provided except when SCP cancels the webinar.