Archived Webinar: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health:
Interventions that Don't Require Behavioral Health Training
Francine Cournos, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Mailman
School of Public Health, Columbia University
Investigator - Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center
1) Increase awareness of life-threatening medical illnesses that
present with psychiatric symptoms.
2) Differentiate between mental distress and mental disorders.
3) Employ strategies that don’t require behavioral health training to
help patients in distress during the COVID-19 pandemic.