IMPACT (Improving Mood: Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment for Late-Life Depression)

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IMPACT (Improving Mood: Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment for Late-Life Depression)

Description

The IMPACT Tools page is an online resource of materials and information designed to help clinicians and organizations implement a model for depression care for older adults in a variety of settings. The program works to improve quality of life, physical and social functioning, and decrease pain among the elderly. Clinicians can learn skills by using a combination of audio-annotated PowerPoint presentations, streaming video, case studies, and reference manuals.

Materials available are:

  • IMPACT manual
  • Problem-solving treatment (PST) manual
  • Patient health care questionnaire (PHQ)-9
  • Patient tracking
  • Patient education
  • Consultation and program evaluation
Downloads are free with registration.

Developer:

University of Washington, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Funding Sources:

California Healthcare Foundation; John A Hartford Foundation

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: December 2009
Last Updated: 12/23/09

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