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Ongoing Educational Opportunities

Last updated: Nov. 12, 2020

We provide ongoing educational and training opportunities to help enhance your knowledge for the implementation of IMC. We are excited to announce the WA State 2020 Integrations Summit hosted by Medicaid managed care organizations.

SAVE THE DATE: Nov. 3 and 4, 2020
Registration information coming soon.

Day 1

11 a.m. – Noon
Working With Clients With Serious Mental Illness to Improve Health Outcomes
John Kern, MD | Clinical Professor, University of Washington Department of Psychiatry, AIMS Center

Noon – 1 p.m.
Behavioral Health Integration into Primary Care
Bridget Beachy, PsyD | Director of Behavioral Health, Central Washington Family Medicine Residency Program
Julie Richards, PhD, MPH | Research Associate, Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute

1 – 2 p.m.
Co-Occurring Physical and Behavioral Health Conditions in People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Gary Stobbe, MD | UW Associate Professor; Medical Director, UW Adult Autism Clinic

Day 2

1 – 2 p.m.
Care Coordination and Shared Care Planning

Andrea Ray, MS, LMHC | Sr Clinical Practice Performance Consultant, UnitedHealthcare
Catherine Monterio | Care Management Program Manager, Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Susanna Petrie, RN, MSN, CCM | Transitions of Care Program Manager, Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Tawna Reed Thomas, MA, LMHCA | Program Manager, Compass Health

2 – 3 p.m.
Leveraging Telehealth to Advance Integrated Care
Christopher Chen, MD, MBA | Medical Director, Medicaid, Washington Health Care Authority
Wayne Pollard, LICSW | Director of Behavioral Health Integration, Columbia County Health System
Ethan Seracka, MS, LMFT, MHP | Director, Whole Health Innovation, Sound

3 – 4 p.m.
Can Value-Based Payment Sustain Integrated Care?
Martha Aby, PhD, MBA, LICSW | Senior Health Systems Innovation Analyst, Community Health Plan of Washington

There are several resources pertaining to integrated managed care available at    

Here is a list of some of the resources you will find there:

  • UnitedHealthcare IMC Transformation Guide
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Toolkit
  • Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Resources
  • Recovery and Resiliency
  • Transitions of Care Resources

If you have any questions about these educational opportunities or integrated managed care, please contact WA Collaborative Care at