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Expanding the Child Psychiatry Fellowship. Dr. Cecilia DeVargas Region 15 RHP Meeting El Paso First Healthplan , 1145 Westmoreland Drive July 24, 2013 1:00pm. Description of the Project. Synopsis

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expanding the child psychiatry fellowship

Expanding the Child Psychiatry Fellowship

Dr. Cecilia DeVargas

Region 15 RHP Meeting

El Paso First Healthplan, 1145 Westmoreland Drive

July 24, 2013

1:00pm

description of the project
Description of the Project

Synopsis

Increase the capacity to provide Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Services and increase the availability of providers to better accommodate the demand in the El Paso Region.

Department Involved:

Texas Tech Department of Psychiatry

Milestones DY2:

  • Expand the training program – hire fellow(s)
  • Participate in Bi-Weekly Interactions to promote Collaborative Learning
  • Increase Clinic Volumes – patient encounters
benefits to the community
Benefits to the Community

Behavioral health is in a state of crisis in our region. Most of Texas is designated as a Health Professions Shortage Area (HPSA) for mental health; however, the ratio of child psychiatrists to population in our region is less than 20% of the statewide average.

progress
Progress
  • Milestones:
    • Expand training program – hire fellow(s) 100%
    • Participate in Bi-Weekly Interactions to promote Collaborative Learning 80%
    • Increase Clinic Volumes – patient encounters 50%
  • Risk Areas:
  • Anticipated outcomes:
    • Milestones will be met
innovations
Innovations
  • Improvements to processes:
    • Educated team on CQI/Rapid Cycle Improvement
    • Formulated Action Plan
child and adolescent fellowship
Child and Adolescent Fellowship
  • Cecilia DeVargas, M.D. – Program Director
  • Octavio Gutierrez, M.D. – Assistant Program Director
  • Leonora Petty, M.D. – Associate Professor
  • Juan Zavala, M.D. – Assistant Professor
  • Mercedes Ramirez, M.D. – Assistant Professor
  • Rebecca Pasillas, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor
  • Amelia Leony-Carrete, LCSW – Faculty Associate
rotation sites
Rotation Sites
  • El Paso Children’s Hospital
  • Emergence Health Network
  • Ysleta Independent School District
  • El Paso Psychiatric Center
  • Juvenile Justice Center
  • EPCGC (El Paso Child Guidance Center) If grant approved in September 2013
clinical services
Clinical Services
  • Consultation Liaison at EPCH and outpatient Pediatrics Department
  • Outpatient and Inpatient
    • Psychiatric Assessments/Crisis Stabilization
    • Medication Management and monitoring
    • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy modalities
    • Family Therapy
    • Child and Adolescents individual therapy
    • Group therapy
goals
Goals
  • To increase number of Faculty members
  • To increase number of non-salary Faculty affiliations
  • To search for other sources of income (Grants and Contracts)
  • To expand services to the community
  • To increase research and scholastic activities in the area of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • To increase collaboration between primary care and psychiatric services
challenges
Challenges
  • Small number of Core Faculty/Faculty turnover
  • Financial constraints
  • Reporting accuracy
  • IT Software barriers
  • Community needs
milestones
Milestones
  • Hire new Fellow 100%
  • Bi-weekly meetings 100%
  • Increase clinic volume 50%
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