The mission of the IHS TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE) tele-education program is to equip, connect, and encourage healthcare providers who provide behavioral health care in the IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian Health system and those serving American Indian/Alaska Native people and communities. More specifically, TBHCE aims to:
- Equip healthcare providers with the culturally sensitive behavioral health education and training they need to provide excellent patient care,
- Connect healthcare providers by providing a space to learn from one another, and share behavioral health best practices and solutions to challenges, and;
- Encourage healthcare providers by celebrating and sharing successes in behavioral health care.