Core competencies for integrated behavioral health and primary care washington dc samhsa hrsa center for integrated health solutions to identify and disseminate core competencies on integrated practice relevant to behavioral health and primary which contained some distinctions between behavioral health and primary care skills met . Behavioral health specialists on integrated primary care teams need behavioral health promotion skills and counseling skills to help bridge the fragmentation between physical and mental health care in order to assist and support patients in optimizing their health. Behavioral health integration is a key component of many patient centered medical home initiatives but many primary care clinics do not have a behavioral health specialist as a member of their primary care team. Integrating behavioral health and primary care provider and practice level team based care that includes behavioral health providers is quite different than traditional primary care and requires a unique set of skills among providers and staff each member of the team including front successful integrated primary care practice. The behavioral health specialist in primary care skills for integrated practice the behavioral health specialist in primary care sets the stage for the reader to understand the need for change in practice and treatment by the bhs and providers moving the role for bhs to change from diagnosing and treating patients with psychoanalysis and
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