Sep 29, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHCN 220: Behavioral Health Care Navigation

2 Cr
Quarters: S
This course explores care coordination and navigation for populations with behavioral health needs. An overview of behavioral health systems, eligibility, and access issues are presented. Topics include:  individual and family-centered service coordination, response to acute and chronic behavioral health situation, work with interdisciplinary team, access to behavioral health resources, interventions, and referral. The impact of the integration of primary care and behavioral health will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Care Navigation program, 1 year of employment in health care, or permission of instructor.