Resources

To support increased collaboration and coordination among the agencies that serve older adults and adults with disabilities the Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative (Behavioral Health Initiative) has created the below Training Modules, County Profiles, and Infographics.

Reports about that provide evaluation data on the progress of the Behavioral Health Initiative are available on the Reports page.

Training Modules

To help ensure the health, safety, and independence of older adults and people with disabilities, the Initiative has produced training modules. There are eight training modules for Behavioral Health Specialists for Older Adults and People with Disabilities to use for aging and behavioral health professional workforce development, five training modules for primary care providers, and two training modules for community audiences.

Modules For Aging Services & Behavioral Health Service Providers

Eight training modules for Behavioral Health Specialists to use for aging and behavioral health professional workforce development.

8 Modules

Modules for Community Awareness & Education

These three modules are designed to provide general information, facts, and sample reflection/discussion questions about anxiety, alcohol, and social isolation in older adults.

3 Modules

Modules for Primary Care Providers

Primary care clinics are on the front lines of optimal mental health care and integration. These five training modules are intended for primary care providers

5 Modules

Modules on Aging Services and Supports for People Living with Dementia - ADRC Dementia Training

The two web-based trainings cover bipolar disorders, dementia, and delirium; and schizophrenia and dementia.

2 Modules

County Profiles

Download the County Profile for each service area to learn about their population, and the older adult behavioral health needs in those service areas compared to Oregon overall.

Infographics

Behavioral Health Initiative Infographic

The Behavioral Health Initiative is making a difference! This infographic includes impact data about the initiative.

Behavioral Health Challenges for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Infographic

General facts on the behavioral health challenges older adults and people with disabilities face in Oregon and the United States.

Examples of Additional Programs Implemented by Specialists from the Initiative Infographic

Examples of additional programs that specialists from the Behavioral Health Initiative have created.