PHOENIX – Sept. 18, 2017 – PRLog — The leadership at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for Spring Admissions 2018.
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies offers the Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree – an innovative, applied doctorate that focuses exclusively on integrated healthcare. The mission of the Doctor of Behavioral Health Program is to educate integrated care professionals to best deliver whole-person healthcare to diverse communities and to improve access to quality healthcare for all people. The Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) Program delivers doctoral training in integrated behavioral healthcare to master’s degree-level clinicians. This degree is designed to address the unmet educational need to prepare behavioral health providers to practice in primary care and other medical settings as part of an interdisciplinary team. The DBH Program will prepare students to deliver patient-centered care, work in interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence-based practice and quality improvement approaches, and utilize informatics. The DBH’s overarching objective is to respond to the need to prepare clinicians to address both shifts in the nation’s patient population and changing practice environments.