We offer information and training for a range of needs from early decision-making to starting and maintaining Centering group care.
The Centering Information Seminar provides an overview of Centering as well as key information about readiness and the steps of implementation.
The In-House Trainer Preparation Workshop will prepare individuals to conduct Centering In-House Basic Facilitation Workshops at their own practice site.
This is a two-day interactive training. Participants learn how to provide care in a group setting, engage patients to participate in their care and facilitate group discussion of key health information and decision-making.
- Essential Elements that define Centering
- Three components of care: Assessment, Interactive Learning and Community Building
- Facilitation skills and activities
- Handling difficult situations and conversations
- Patient enrollment
12 Credit hours (1.2 CEUs)
Audience: Individuals from Centering member sites who plan to facilitate or co-facilitate Centering groups. Attendees may include healthcare providers, nurses, medical assistants, health educators, social workers, health profession students and residents. If you are not part of a Centering member site and are interested in this workshop, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 857-284-7570.
Cost: $850/ person
Changing healthcare practice from individual visits to group visits is a big undertaking. It is important to fully understand the changes and carefully consider the adjustments that will be needed for successful implementation.
This one-day seminar provides information about the Centering model of group health care and the implementation of the model into clinical practice.
- Centering model overview
- Group facilitation as a way to improve patient education and engagement
- Clinical practice site readiness assessment for Centering
- Implementation process and options
- Evaluation as a tool for sustainability and outcomes measurement
- System change needs
Audience: Individuals who want to learn more about Centering, the Centering Implementation Plan and how Centering could fit with their practice and organization. Participants include: clinical practice teams, clinical agencies, advocacy organizations and funders.
It is recommended that a team of three to four individuals from a practice attend this session to understand the readiness components, implementation process and potential fit for their organization. This team should include a senior administrator, clinic manager, care provider and support staff such as a nurse or medical assistant. Other team members may include an educator, social worker or receptionist.
Cost and Planning: This seminar may be arranged for groups in your area. Typically a convener such as a health plan, large healthcare system, advocacy group or funder will host an Information Seminar as a way to promote Centering to interested practice sites. Contact CHI for information about offering a seminar.
Cost: $6,500 (for up to 25 attendees)