Didactics

The ICTP Fellowship Program includes a didactic series. Didactics are held weekly for 3 hours, and up to one hour of pre-work is expected for each session. At least 30 faculty have contributed to the didactic portion of the fellowship, creating a rich curriculum with didactics in the following areas:
 
  • Overview and Orientation (3 hours)
  • Transition to Practice (minimum of 18 hours)
    • Introduction to Integrated Care
    • Implementation, Hiring, Managing
    • Liability, Leadership, Contracting
    • Working on an Inter-Professional Team
    • Whole Health
    • Continuing Medical Education
  • Tele-psychiatry (minimum of 12 hours)
    • Introduction to Model and Practices
    • Policy
    • Models and Best Practices
    • Expanding Opportunities
    • Advanced Topics
  • Basic Collaborative Care (minimum of 9 hours)
    • Overview of Assessment and Treatment
    • Depression and Bipolar Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Safety Assessment
    • Patient and Family Engagement
  • Advanced Collaborative Care (minimum of 21 hours)
    • Substance Use Disorders
    • ADHD
    • Chronic Pain
    • Challenging Clinical Situations
    • Psychosis
    • Harm Reduction
    • Complicated Cases in Primary Care (PTSD, Mood Disorders)
    • Neuropsychiatry
    • Somatic Symptoms and Related Disorders
  • Collaborative Care for Populations (minimum of 21 hours)
    • Maternal Mental Health
    • Geriatrics
    • Child
    • Child Models
    • Advanced Maternal and Perinatal Topics
    • Outliers
  • Implementation (minimum of 9 hours)
    • Nurturing Your Team
    • Primary Care in Mental Health Settings (SMI)
    • Advanced Topics
  • Public Health/Health Services (minimum of 6 hours)
    • Introduction
    • Advanced Topics
  • Quality Improvement (minimum of 6 hours)
    • Basics of QI Theory
    • QI vs. Traditional Research, IRB
    • QI and EHR, Publishing
  • Brief Behavioral Interventions for Primary Care (minimum of 15 hours)
    • Core Elements
    • Basic Skills and Common Elements
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Distress Tolerance Skills
    • CBT for Insomnia/Adherence to Treatment

The didactic series will culminate with a half-day retreat for the final session where all faculty and fellows participate. As part of this, the fellows will present their final projects.