Integrated Behavioral Health + (IBH+)
Behavioral Health and Integrated ServicesOct 31, 2022
Shandra Brown Levey, Director of Behavioral Health and Integrated Services
Fun quirky fact about Shandra: We have several axolotls in our home.
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Integrated Behavioral Health + (IBH+). Through UPL since 2020, but the ground work has been present for decades. https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/family-medicine/patient-care/integrated-behavioral-health-care. Integrated behavioral health and primary care brings together physical health and behavioral health services in one clinic to treat the whole person - body and mind.
How can people support, and what is one thing you want people to know about it?Anyone can contact us about opportunities related to our clinical, educational, operational, research, and other endeavors. We are always looking to grow and improve and all are welcome!
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About a year ago we met and revamped our program values, vision and mission. Here is what we came up with:
Values: 1.Inclusive 2.Empowering 3.Trustworthy
Vision: Creating space and opportunity for all to be healthy and improve societal wellness.
Mission: 1.Providing sustainable high quality, population-based and innovative care for the wellbeing of diverse individuals, families, and communities. 2.Training the workforce with evidence-based best practices and modeling intentional integrated team care. 3.Evaluating and disseminating impact and outcomes to contribute to improved health for all. 4.Cultivating an environment of work life wellbeing, appreciation, creativity, and growth for staff, providers, trainees, and self in which to thrive and experience joy in practice.
How is DEIA exemplified in this work?
We endeavor to weave DEIA into all we do and know we have a long way to go. We work to improve our awareness so that our actions are in keeping with a DEIA focus related to clinical work, educational programs, hiring practices, research and inquiry initiatives, operational and workflow practices and we engage ways we can improve policies to better support DEIA needs.