The BIG Hospital SBIRT Initiative

A Learning Collaborative to Expand SBIRT into Hospitals and Other Medical Settings

Why Integrative Care?

Produced in partnership with NAADACNational SBIRT ATTC, and NORC


Presentation Slides:

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Certificate of Attendance:

CE credit for this webinar has expired and is no longer available. 


This free webinar provides an introduction to integrated care, including definitions and rationales.  Bill McFeature will outline the Behavioral Health Consultative model of integration and describe the SBIRT treatment model with primary care. Core competencies for both clinicians (PCP and BHC) and training needs will also be discussed.
Learning Objectives:
After participating in this webinar, you will:
  • Understand the rationale with utilizing BHC model of care within primary care in screening and treating substance use disordered patients; 
  • Be able to define the key components of the structural, clinical, and financial integration in addressing substance abuse/dependent patients seen in primary care; and
  • Learn how to develop and implement an SBIRT module of care within primary care.

Bill McFeature, PhD

Director of Integrative Behavioral Healthcare Services for Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc.

Dr. McFeature received his Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology and possesses 16 years of specialized training in primary care and behavioral health integration. Dr. McFeature is also a graduate faculty member for Radford University instrumental in the inception of RU’s Integrative Care for Research and Practice and development of  a PCBHI certificate program. He is currently a PCBHI consultant for both NACHC and National Council. Dr. McFeature was the Project Director for the 2009 SAMHSA-HRSA SBIRT Study which trained 3rdyear Medical Residency students , Primary Care Practitioners, and Behavioral Health Consultants employed within six community health centers. Also recently published a preliminary integrative care study conducted in a FQHC system in the Journal of Health Disparities for Research and Practice.


Tracy McPherson, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, NORC at the University of Chicago