Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Training Institute

Behavioral health issues such as addiction, anxiety and depression are often thought of as secondary, although they have an impact on health outcomes. That’s why it’s so important to treat behavioral and physical health together with an integrated care plan. The Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Academy offers a variety of office-based training and education specifically focused on this integrated care model.  Through the Training Institute, Mercy Maricopa helps support medical professionals in providing integrated care services through a series of office-based training sessions. Training sessions target primary care physicians (PCPs), skilled nursing facilities/assisted living facilities and behavioral health professionals. The Training Institute offers free CME credit to medical professionals.

Upcoming training

Join us for a no-cost CME event for primary care providers featuring presentations on “Psychological Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences: Considerations for Primary Care” and “Care Coordination.”

Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:30 p.m.    Check-in and buffet dinner
6-8 p.m.      Psychological trauma considerations
8-8:30 p.m. Care coordination

Foundation for Senior Living Caregiver House
1201 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Registration deadline is Thursday, April 20, 2017
Click here for more details or to register  

Learning and Performance

Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care’s (Mercy Maricopa) Learning and Performance department values collaborative, transparent knowledge sharing. We are dedicated to providing effective, high-quality training to our provider community. We’re here to help our providers meet the needs of our consumers and support them on their road to recovery and resiliency.

Mercy Maricopa Learning and Performance is comprised of experienced professionals. We modify our training offerings and teaching styles to meet the roles, duties, operations, regulations and needs of those in our programs.  We offer scheduled face-to-face trainings, scheduled conference-call trainings, and self-directed technology-based trainings. 

Our curriculum focuses on understanding and teaching clinical and behavioral practices in prevention and treatment. We use the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Health Resources and Services Administration, SAMSHA-HRSA Core Competencies for Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care as a guide to align topics and requirements in accordance with state regulations. 

For more information, you can e-mail You should allow one to five business days for us to process your request.

Course calendars

These calendars display training opportunities regularly scheduled by Mercy Maricopa Learning & Performance. Training locations vary. You can register in Relias. For more information, email  


Learning Concierge Assignments

The following document is designed to assist our providers when questions arise. Listed for each agency is their assigned Provider Relations Liaison, who should be contacted with contract questions, and their assigned Learning Consultant, who should be contacted with questions pertaining to training requirements and learning opportunities.

Learning Concierge Assignments


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Mental Health First Aid

Mercy Maricopa is proud to offer the Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings to our providers, members and their families, and the Maricopa County community at no cost. To learn more or register for a course in your area, you can visit our Mental Health First Aid webpage.