Comparing Two Models of Integrated Behavioral Health Programs in Pediatric Primary Care

Miguelina German, Michael L. Rinke, Brittany A. Gurney, Rachel S. Gross, Diane E. Bloomfield, Lauren A. Haliczer, Silvie Colman, Andrew D. Racine, Rahil D. Briggs

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This study examined how to design, staff, and evaluate the feasibility of 2 different models of integrated behavioral health programs in pediatric primary care across primary care sites in the Bronx, NY. Results suggest that the Behavioral Health Integration Program model of pediatric integrated care is feasible and that hiring behavioral health staff with specific training in pediatric, evidence-informed behavioral health treatments may be a critical variable in increasing outcomes such as referral rates, self-reported competency, and satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)815-828
Number of pages14
JournalChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2017



  • Behavioral health
  • Competency
  • Integrated care
  • Integrated care models
  • Pediatric
  • Primary care
  • Satisfaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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