Integrated Health for Children with Complex Medical and Mental Health Concerns


Christine Bentley, BS
Interim Director, Fraser Integrated Healthcare, Fraser, Bloomington

Emily Castro, MHP
Systems Navigator, Fraser, Bloomington

Ellie Chase-Andresen, RN, MN
Integration Specialist, Fraser, Bloomington

Session Details

Date and time: Tuesday, April 4, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Learning track: Practice Transformation
Learning level: Beginning

Session Description

Building on its autism expertise, in 2016 Fraser launched Behavioral Health Home, an integrated health model that coordinates all medical and mental health care to support families in managing their child's health and well-being. The presentation will feature the program's design tools and operations along with lessons learned during this first year of implementation.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Gain insights from the Behavioral Health Home model's first year of implementation.
  • Describe the team care model including design, roles and responsibilities of internal and external team members.
  • Adapt and use the Behavioral Health Home tools and protocols designed to meet client and program needs.