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Essentials of Care Management

June 5 – 6, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

45 Broadway, New York, NY

UPDATE (5/28): This event is sold out, but other trainings will be announced soon. 
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The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is pleased to invite you to a two-day training designed to improve skill and confidence in care management work.

Topics will include:

  • Trauma-informed care
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health literacy
  • Medication adherence
  • Health risk assessment and care planning
  • Motivational interviewing

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is working within a care coordination or care management program that focuses on people living with multiple chronic health conditions and social challenges, including addiction, homelessness, food insecurity, violence, and difficulty accessing care.

What to Expect:

  • An experiential training that will include group activities, personal reflections, case studies, role plays, and other skill-building practices
  • A light breakfast and full lunch provided each day
  • Resources and materials to use and keep
  • A certificate of completion will be issued


  • Explain how health care can help combat the negative effects of social determinants on health
  • Learn and practice health education and coaching skills
  • List ways to help improve medication and treatment adherence
  • Describe the components of a comprehensive health risk assessment
  • Create a person-centered care plan using SMART objectives
  • Demonstrate motivational interviewing


$600 per person
Payment must be made before June 5

Space is limited for this small-group event.


PCDC’s experts have trained thousands of staff across a range of health care settings on the topics covered in this training, including staff working as part of the Health Home and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) programs.

Learn about one of our recent partnerships.

Yael S. Lipton, MPH, MCHES, is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist who works as a Lead trainer and Curriculum Development Specialist at PCDC. Yael is a part of the Care Coordination team where she leads the creation of the Care Coordination training curriculum. She also is a lead trainer and travels all over the United States facilitating training for Care Coordination programs and staff. Yael conceptualizes and creates these trainings, using adult learning principles, and interactive methods. Yael has been creating, directing, and evaluating health education programming for over 15 years and has worked and consulted for a variety of public health organization. She holds a master’s degree in public health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta and a bachelors of arts in history from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Sarahjane Rath, MPH, CHES, works as a Curriculum Development and Training Specialist at PCDC, both on the Care and Coordination team and on the HIP in Health Care team. For Care and Coordination, Sarahjane develops curriculum to address specific needs for the care and coordination serving community. She trains medical residents and all health care workers in state of the science curriculum. On the HIP in Health Care team, she provides trainings in the CDC’s effective behavioral interventions and works with health care organizations to maximize their potential in HIV testing, prevention with HIV positive persons, and prevention in high-risk behavioral HIV negative persons. She has worked in the field of HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health for over 18 years. She holds a master’s degree in public health from Rutgers University, Newark, and a bachelor’s in Community Health Education.