The UCLA Population Behavioral Health Training Institute supports integrated behavioral health care by training mental health and medical professionals in evidence-based behavioral health treatment and prevention practices. Training is targeted not only to the clinician, but to all staff members and the entire system of care.
Training Institute services include:
- Web-based patient tools to enhance behavioral-health education, coping skills, and healthy habits
- Online evidence-based trainings in child, adult, and family treatments, including individual and group practices, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (depression, anxiety, PTSD), dialectical behavioral therapy, problem-solving therapy, behavioral activation, motivational interviewing, and Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS)
- In-person or virtual, expert-led trainings leading to certification in evidence-based practices developed by the Division of Population Behavioral Health
- Access to a curated listing of other evidence-based training programs available at UCLA
For a listing of current offerings from the Training Institute and other UCLA-developed Training Programs that support an integrated health care model, visit the Training Programs page. Training is also available for providers working with Military and Veteran Families.
The Training Institute also provides intensive research and training fellowships, internships, and practicum placements aimed at developing psychiatry, psychology, and social work professionals who will embody the principles of integrated behavioral health care.