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Disruptors at Work: An Integrated Care Podcast

Disruptors at Work: An Integrated Care Podcast

By Cummings Graduate Institute
Disruptors at Work: An Integrated Care Podcast features discussions among healthcare subject matter experts, integrated care providers, and patients brought to you by Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI). CGI is focused on moving the needle of healthcare integration forward through advanced research, education, and training. Our vision is to improve the way the world experiences healthcare by raising awareness of what integration is, and best practices for disrupting antiquated models of care delivery.
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Integrated Pediatric Care with Dr. Melissa Johnson, DBH, LPC

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Collective Occupational Trauma with Ellen Fink-Samnick MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CCM, CRP
Dr. Cara English, DBH speaks with Ellen Fink-Samnick MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CCM, CRP on tackling collective occupational trauma in healthcare environments as well as non-healthcare environments. Collective occupational trauma refers to what happens when we are forced to push through stressful and traumatic daily work experiences, including exposure to, hearing, or seeing others in pain, fear, and terror. They discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic and national civil unrest due to gross inequities people of color are facing on a day-to-day basis have introduced even higher levels of stress for healthcare providers and what happens during a trauma tsunami, when patient and provider boundaries are muddy. Ellen Fink-Samnick is an award-winning industry thought leader who empowers healthcare's transdisciplinary workforce. Known and highly respected as 'The Ethical Compass of Professional Case Management', she is a sought out professional speaker and author, with hundreds of offerings and publications to her credit. Ellen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board-certified Case Manager, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Rehabilitation Provider. Her academic affiliations include roles as subject matter expert for Western Governors University, and adjunct faculty for the University of Buffalo’s School of Social Work, and George Mason University’s Department of Social Work. She is also a Doctor in Behavioral Health candidate at Cummings Graduate Institute of Behavioral Health Studies. Connect with Ellen on twitter: https://twitter.com/epflcswccm. Learn more about Ellen and her research: http://www.efssupervisionstrategies.com/.
01:10:27
April 29, 2021
Black Maternal Health with Dr. Fanike Young, DBH, LCSW & Dr. Kerry Griffin, MD
Dr. Cara English is joined by Dr. Fanike Young, DBH, LCSW and Dr. Kerry Griffin, MD to discuss black maternal health and how healthcare providers can best serve their patients and help them achieve the best health outcomes. Fanike Young is a licensed clinical social worker and a Doctor of Behavioral Health, a master addiction counselor, and a certified clinical hypnotherapist. Dr. Young also serves as the Director of the DBH program at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies. Her passion is the healthy development of adolescent females and women, physically, mentally socially and spiritually. She strives to promote the integration of healthcare within medical clinics, healthcare facilities, and human service agencies using consulting projects as well as private practice. Dr. Kerry Griffin a board-certified OB/GYN who serves as the Chief of Women Services for Georgia Kaiser Permanente Medical Group. Dr. Griffin chose Obstetrics and Gynecology because it has the perfect blend of routine health maintenance surgery and obstetrics. He feels that women make the majority of  healthcare decisions for their families, and it is a great avenue to educate members and immediate families. Dr. Griffin feels that he learns much more from his patients by being an effective listener, and he finds managing obstetric patients with high risk conditions to be extremely rewarding. Interview recorded June 24, 2020.
54:21
March 22, 2021
Integrated Pediatric Care with Dr. Melissa Johnson, DBH, LPC
Dr. Cara English, DBH speaks with Dr. Melissa Johnson DBH, LPC, on the topic of integrated pediatric care, which refers to the integration of medical and behavioral or mental health services for children, adolescents, and their families in traditional pediatric care settings. Professionals involved in pediatric integrated care may be working collaboratively in a variety of settings rather than all under one roof. The goal of integrated pediatric care is to achieve the highest level of care and collaboration between health professionals.  Dr. Melissa Johnson DBH, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Doctor of Behavioral Health in the state of Arizona. She has received a certificate in infant and family clinical practice o from the Harris Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Training Institute. Dr. Johnson is a Clinical Supervisor for an outpatient mental health clinic for children and families and has worked at Canyon Pediatrics delivering integrated care services for over four years. She enjoys the opportunity to collaborate with other doctors to provide comprehensive care. She has almost 2 decades of experience providing mental health for patients across the lifespan. 
40:21
February 24, 2021
Psychological PPE with Dr. Cara English, DBH
In Aug 2019 after surveying 5 and a half thousand adults, the CDC estimated that anxiety symptoms have tripled and depression symptoms have quadrupled. Similar results were found in a May 2019 survey of pregnant and postpartum mothers; anxiety went from 29% pre-pandemic to 72% and 74% of mothers rated their mental stress as worse than prior to pandemic. Statistics like these often only add to our depression and burn out because they aren’t very helpful. So, what? You might be thinking? What can we do about that? In this podcast episode Dr, Cara English, DBH shares a set of daily practices and strategies referred to as psychological PPE or mental health first aid that you can utilize to promote your own mental health wellbeing.
29:48
January 22, 2021
Leading Managed Care in Oklahoma, Part 2 with Dr. Larry Ford
Dr. Cara English, DBH speaks with Dr. Larry Ford, DBH, LBHP, BC, on the process of transforming Hands to Guide You from a carve-out behavioral health organization to a patient center medical home providing behavioral health and primary care services.  Dr. Larry Ford received his Masters in Counseling with an emphasis in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and he received his Doctorate in Behavioral Health from Arizona State University. Inspired by the volumes of studies Dr. Ford completed on how infinitely the psyche affects the body, Dr. Ford founded Hands to Guide You, an integrated behavioral health clinical practice based in Oklahoma City, OK, in November 2011.   Dr. Ford centers his practice on the certainty that there is no physical health without mental health, and correspondingly Dr. Ford has advanced Hands to Guide You as a preeminent leader in Integrated Care and Population Health.  Hands to Guide You, with Dr. Ford at the helm, enjoys distinction for engendering unparalleled patient rehabilitation and recovery rates, and expansive patient health literacy. It is for Dr. Ford’s principal leadership over the compassionate interdisciplinary treatment team at Hands to Guide You, that epitomizes skilled behavioral health services in Oklahoma. To learn more about Hands to Guide You, visit: https://www.h2gy.com/.
31:17
January 19, 2021
Reverse Integration with Dr. Larry Ford, DBH, LBHP, BC Part 1
In this 2 part interview, Dr. Cara English, DBH interviews Dr. Larry Ford, DBH, LBHP, BC, on the process of reverse integration, including accreditation for clinical practices and the operational and financial processes that it takes to prepare an outpatient behavioral health practice to transform into a fully integrated medical practice. Dr. Larry Ford received his Masters in Counseling with an emphasis in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and he received his Doctorate in Behavioral Health from Arizona State University. Inspired by the volumes of studies Dr. Ford completed on how infinitely the psyche affects the body, Dr. Ford founded Hands to Guide You, an integrated behavioral health clinical practice based in Oklahoma City, OK, in November 2011. Dr. Ford centers his practice on the certainty that there is no physical health without mental health, and correspondingly Dr. Ford has advanced Hands to Guide You as a preeminent leader in Integrated Care and Population Health.  Hands to Guide You, with Dr. Ford at the helm, enjoys distinction for engendering unparalleled patient rehabilitation and recovery rates, and expansive patient health literacy.It is for Dr. Ford’s principal leadership over the compassionate interdisciplinary treatment team at Hands to Guide You, that epitomizes skilled behavioral health services in Oklahoma. To learn more about Hands to Guide You, visit: https://www.h2gy.com/.
47:15
December 10, 2020
Veteran Suicide Prevention and Mental Health with Dr. C. Carl Wilson DBH, LPCC, CADC
Dr. Cara English, DBH interviews Dr. C. Carl Wilson DBH, LPCC, CADC, on the topic of veteran suicide prevention and mental health.   Dr. Wilson is a Doctor of Behavioral Health who is licensed in professional clinical counseling from the states of California, Missouri and Iowa. Dr. Wilson served as a Non-commissioned  and Chaplain candidate in the United States Army for 11 years. He has worked as the Behavioral Health Program Manager for the United States Marine Corps and as a Readjustment Counselor for the Veteran Outreach Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.His treatment specialties include anger management, substance abuse, PTSD, and relationship issues with a client focus on veterans and adolescents. Dr. Wilson is the owner of Covenant Behavioral Health, with offices in three states. Learn more about Dr. Wilson's practice at https://www.covenantbehavioralhealth.org/
01:10:46
November 19, 2020