GTAC Resources





Screening Tools

  • Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
  • GAD-7, a brief measurement tool for assessing generalized anxiety disorder
  • AUDIT-C, the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, a 3-item alcohol abuse screening tool

Depression in Primary Care

  • The MacArthur Foundation Initiative on Depression and Primary Care at Dartmouth and Duke has created a Depression Tool Kit, which is intended to help primary care clinicians recognize and manage depression. Developed by Jurgen Unutzer at the University of Washington.
  • Healthy IDEAS is an evidence-based program that integrates depression awareness and management into care management services provided to older adults.

Patient Activation

Find more resources on Clinical Practice.



 Workflow Design

HIT and Meaningful Use

Implementing Change







Substance Abuse and Alcohol Dependency

Fact Sheet: Screening and Counseling for Alcohol Misuse: Making the Most of Medicare’s Coverage Options

SBIRT: an evidence-based approach to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs

MAT: Medication assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of pharmacological medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a ‘whole patient’ approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

Smoking Cessation




Technology and Older Adults — Affinity Call Session #2, February 28, 2019

Technology and Older Adults — Affinity Call Session #1, January 31, 2019

Technology Opportunities for Older Adults, December 13, 2018

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, November 14, 2018

Addiction in Older Adults – Overlooked and Undertreated, August 15, 2017

Utilizing NY Connects to Strengthen Your Triple Partnership, August 9, 2017

Preparing for the Mental Health Needs of Older Adults, June 12, 2017

Depression and Dementia: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment, September 9, 2016

The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice in Dementia Care, September 1, 2016

Making The Case For Smoking Cessation, Chad Morris PhD, April 7, 2015

Using Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Strategies to Encourage Individual Change, Pam Pietruszewski, March 13, 2015

Using Brief Intervention Strategies for Health Behavior Change Webinar, Pam Pietruszewski, February 18, 2015

Brave New World: Evolving Your Business Model to New Rate Realities, Les Sperling, December 10, 2014

Wellness Programming for Older Adults, Dr. Steve Bartels, November 19, 2014

Building your Toolkit: Differentiating Depression from Delirium and Dementia, Pamela Z. Cacchione, PhD, CRNP, BC, FAAN, October 29, 2014

Start Low, Go Slow but Treat to Target, Gary J. Kennedy, MD, September 29, 2014

Partnership Development in Integrated Care, Suzanne Daub & Jeff Capobianco, July 14, 2014

Data Collection for Model 1 Grantees, Aaron Surma, May 14, 2014

Data Collection for Model 2 Grantees, Aaron Surma, May 15, 2014

Financing for Model 1 Grantees (physical health into behavioral health), Derek Jansen April 24, 2014

Financing for Model 2 Grantees (behavioral health into physical health), Derek Jansen, April 24, 2014

Using Data in Practice, Aaron Surma, February 10, 2014

Update on Managed Care in NY State: Implications for Providers Webinar, Don Zalucki, November 18, 2013

Managed Care Contracting Webinar, Adam Falcone, October 10, 2013

Financing & Sustainability Group Call, June 25, 2013

Additional webinars on various topics are available through the SAMHSA/HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, located here.