Workforce Development: Key Considerations for Engaging Staff in Organizational Integration Efforts

Date: August 29, 2014
Time to read: less than a 1 minute.

There are significant cultural differences between primary care and behavioral health settings, which may impede efforts to integrate primary care staff or activities into behavioral health organizations. Organizational leaders may need to emphasize the importance of integration and engage staff in making these changes to help support the successful integration of primary care and behavioral health services.

This tip sheet describes common challenges and example solutions related to integrating primary care into behavioral health organizations.