2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit

Early registration is now open for the 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit. The event will be held on Monday and Tuesday, September 23 and 24 at the Montana State University campus in Bozeman.


The 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit will feature integrated behavioral health experts from across the state. The session on Monday, September 23 is intended for behavioral health clinicians who are currently practicing or are interested in practicing in an integrated setting. The all-day summit on Tuesday, September 24 will focus on integrated behavioral health throughout Montana. Attendees will hear form individuals and organizations who are currently implementing an integrated system of care in diverse settings.

This is a free event. Continuing education unit credits will be available. Additional details about the event including the agenda, speakers, and continuing education unit credits will be available shortly.


The 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit will be held on the Montana State University campus in the Strand Union Building Ballroom. Parking will be available on campus.

There is a room block reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn for the night of Monday, September 23. If you are interested in reserving a room at this hotel, the name of the room block is “Montana Healthcare Foundation”.

Event attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

Event Speakers

NOTE: This list will be updated as additional speakers are confirmed.

Anne Rich, MD

Psychiatrist, Bozeman Health

Dr. Anne Rich is a psychiatrist at Bozeman Health doing integrated behavioral health. She is a native of Missouri and received her medical degree from the University of Rochester Medical School in Rochester, New York. She then completed a one year internal medicine internship at the University of Utah Health Sciences before moving to Seattle to complete her psychiatric training at the University of Washington Medical School. Dr. Rich also has specialty training in psychosomatic medicine and has performed research in depression and breast cancer, psychiatric illness in pregnancy, and educational topics in psychiatry. Currently, she is an assistant professor with the University of Washington and is a college faculty mentor with WWAMI Montana and the associate clerkship director for psychiatry clerkships.

Joan Kenerson King, RN, MSN

Senior Integration Consultant, The National Council for Behavioral Health

Joan Kenerson King has provided consulting, training, and technical assistance to individuals, organizations, regions, and states in developing recovery-oriented systems of care and integrated systems of care for over 20 years. Prior to developing a consulting practice, she worked across a variety of health care settings. Joan brings her own unique perspective as a family member and clinician as well as a belief in the power of relationships and communities to create contexts for healing to her work.

Kristin Julian, MA

Director, Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Education Center, Montana State University

Kristin Juliar is the Director of the Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center at Montana State University. She serves on the boards of the Association for Community Health Improvement, National Rural Health Resource Center, Montana WWAMI Medical School Advisory Committee, and is active in the National Rural Health Association. She worked to establish the Montana Healthcare Workforce Advisory Committee, Montana Graduate Medical Education Council, and the Montana Behavioral Health Workforce Committee. She has an MA in Urban and Regional Studies.