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Sheldon Levy, PhD, MPH

Thursday, April 20, 2017


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Behavioral health integration

Sheldon Levy is a licensed psychologist and an affiliate associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, OHSU School of Medicine and OHSU/PSU School of Public Health. He is also a medical expert consultant at the federal level to the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review of the Social Security Administration. Sheldon has spent a majority of his career training family physicians in the behavioral health aspects of primary care as well as conducting research and psychotherapeutic interventions in primary care settings. His current work in training family medicine residents includes the primary care provider role in behavioral health integration, screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment, trauma informed care, the psychological aspects of the doctor-patient relationship, primary care of patients with severe mental illness and behavioral health cultural competency. In addition, he provides lectures to pre-doctoral and social work students for their training at the OHSU primary care clinics to aid them in their behavioral health clinician practice in primary care. Along with his work in training family physicians and student behavioral health providers, he has worked as a collaborative researcher in the qualitative analysis of the results of a grant funded study of the integration of behavioral health in primary care.

Sheldon Levy technical assistance overview: Webinar recording

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