Foundations of Case Management is a hybrid course designed for all new Medical and Non-Medical Case Managers in Virginia. This course is both a combination of self-paced online learning and a 1 day interactive course. Completion of this course satisfies the VDH Ryan White Case Management Standards of Services requirements for all first year case managers for training in "Basic Case Management Concepts, Principles, and/or practice; client-centered model of case management." (Standards, page 25)
The online portion of this course is provided through our partners at the Southeast AIDS Education Training Center. After completing your enrollment for the in-person course, you will be automatically directed the the SE AETC website to enroll in the online course.
PREREQUISITE: You must complete the online portion of the course and bring proof of completion to class or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org to be admitted to the in-person portion of the course.
Topics included throughout this hybrid course include:
Cultural Awareness Basics
Motivational Interviewing Basics
Mental Health Screening for Improved Health Outcomes
Common Mental Health Disorders
An Introduction to Substance Use Disorders
Understanding Lab Values
HIV and Opportunistic Infections
Linkage to Care and REtention in Care
Boundaries and Ethics
Please note: This course does not cover Virginia Ryan White Case Management Standards itself (i.e. assessment, acuity, services planning, etc.) That information is covered in Ryan White Case Management Part B Standards course. If you have questions about either of these courses, please email email@example.com or call 804.828.2475.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Coordination of care
Funding or resource allocation
Health insurance coverage (i.e. Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges, managed care)