Understanding the Behavioral Healthcare Crisis



Nick Cummings, Ph.D., Understanding the Behavioral Healthcare Crisis: The Promise of Integrated Care and Diagnostic Reform
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Dr. Cummings is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Clinical Psychology, and President of the Foundation for Behavioral Health at the University of Nevada at Reno
Learn about:
– How psychology is (or is not) included in the Health Care Reform legislation
– How and why referrals for psychotherapy have been reduced over the past 10 years and what might be done to rectify this situation
– History of the DSM diagnostic system and the current utility of such diagnoses
– Impact of medications on the delivery of mental health services
– Importance of focusing psychotherapy on efficiency in addition to effectiveness
– An innovative PhD program for mental health professionals which focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship