Integrated care — is it for you?


Christine Borst, PhD, LMFT, Associate Director, Center of Excellence for Integrated Care in Cary, NC.

The counseling department’s annual continuing education seminar will be held on Friday, April 17, from 1-4:30 p.m. This year’s spring seminar, “Integrated Care—Is It For You?,” will feature Dr. Christine Borst, associate director of the Center for Excellence in Integrated Care in Cary, N.C.

The event will be held in Carswell Hall, Room 208. Registration is free to University students, faculty and staff. For additional information or to register for the seminar, contact Louise Schatz at

Borst holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Purdue and a Ph.D. in medical family therapy from East Carolina. Prior to joining the Center of Excellence team, she spent nearly two years working in a rural community health center to set up and implement an integrated care model. Her research interests include brief behavioral interventions for use in medical settings, and identification of the needs of children and their families in rural integrated care.

The seminar schedule is as follows:

12:45-1 p.m. — Check in, Carswell Hall, second floor lobby.

1-2:30 p.m. — Defining Integrated Care, explaining the rationale for providing integrated care, describing the continuum of integrated care and the variations that may occur during service delivery.

2:45-4:30 p.m. — Identifying current trends and challenges across the U.S. and N.C. related to integrative care, exploring the integrated care ‘core competencies’ for behavioral health providers.