Alberto is a Behavioral Health Care Coordinator at Family Health Services and a Case Manager at Voices Against Violence in Twin Falls, Idaho. As a Behavioral Health Care Coordinator Alberto works in both Family Health Services’ specialty mental health and integrated behavioral health. Providing case management and targeted care coordination services under Medicaid’s YES program; helping youth and families access, link, therapeutic supports and services. In addition, aiding Behavioral Health Consultants develop and implementing the IBHC model. At Voices Against Violence provides case management services to victims of violence and crime, specifically domestic violence. Alberto’s experience has primarily been working with rural, marginalized, under-served a populations. Alberto earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma.
IIBHN 2021 Presentation(s):
Integrated Behavioral Health Strategies for Latinx Population in Primary Care
With Wendy Sedano, MSW, LCSW, MA
July 9, 2021, 1:00-2:30 (MDT), Boise Centre, Room 410C
This workshop will present information from Behavioral Health Consultants who are currently providing integrated behavioral health services in different primary care clinics, who are Bicultural. The presentation will include a brief overview of the history and demographics of Latinos in Idaho, identify persistent challenges faced by the Latino community when accessing and receiving care. Presenters will provide considerations and key factors for working with Latinos, as well as recommendations and interventions related to the delivery of integrated behavioral health services in the primary care setting.
- Participants will understand perspectives from Behavioral Health Consultants who work with the Latino population in a primary care setting
- Participants will understand the Behavioral Health Consultants perspective on challenges Latinos faces in accessing care
- Participants will understand the importance of cultural competence and examples of practical behavioral health interventions in working with the Latino population