You are invited to attend the next Intermountain Hospital Lecture being held at the new St. Luke’s Hospital in Nampa. Please RSVP to Joy below and feel free to forward it onto others who may be interested. While the NBCC credit is free, space is limited, and your RSVP and/or cancellation are appreciated!
Feel free to bring your own lunch and note the start time of 12:30 pm
Location: St. Luke’s Hospital – Nampa - 2nd Floor Warhawk Room – 9850 W. St. Luke’s Drive, Nampa, ID 83687
Date/Time: Friday, August 24, 2018 lecture begins promptly at 12:30pm and ends at 1:30pm - worth 1 NBCC credit
Topic: Metaphors for Interrelatedness: Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care
Presenter: Phares Book, Psy. D.
Summary: ”When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” - John Muir
The natural world provides us with metaphors for how to work together in the service of others. From population health to patient-centered medical home models Dr. Book will outline the philosophy and intention for integration; discuss assessment and intervention models and address common behavioral complaints in primary care.
At the completion of this lecture participants will:
• Develop a concrete understanding of integrated behavioral healthcare
• Cite an example of a behavioral health intervention in primary care
• Identify common behavioral health concerns in primary care
Format: Lecture, discussion and PowerPoint
Biography: Phares Book, Psy. D. is a parent, gardener, beekeeper, and baker. He is also a clinical and forensic psychologist with a private practice in Caldwell, Idaho. He is dually licensed in Idaho and Oregon. He consults with Health and Welfare and the regional court system on a variety of issues related to children and adult mental health, family and criminal law, and developmental disabilities. In his private practice he provides psychological assessments and psychotherapy. He graduated with his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in 2003. He completed a post-doctoral internship at Montana State University. He worked for 5 years as a health services psychologist and adjunct professor for Boise State University prior to opening a full time private practice.
Joy Husmann, Community Liaison
Cell (208) 871-1741
If you RSVP and are unable to make it, please contact me as a courtesy.