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These training materials are the ones used in the Partners in Care study. They will help plan educational sessions for clinicians in a practice, and training sessions for the individuals who will implement the quality improvement programs. Training materials include: (1) Agendas for the expert leader training sessions for the psychotherapy and medication quality improvement programs, discussion guide for break-out sessions, clinician pre- and post-training questionnaires, and the expert panel feedback form; (2) training agenda and vignettes for the depression nurse specialist; (3) description of psychotherapist training; and (4) slides used to train, and subsequently given to, the expert leaders. Partners in Care (PIC) is an integrated approach to improving care for depression in primary care. Its two quality improvement programs — one focusing on medication, the other on psychotherapy — are appropriate for socioeconomically and ethnically diverse populations.

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