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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Family and Community Medicine - Behavioral and Social Sciences, Rhonda Kewney

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Behavioral and Social Sciences Faculty

Rhonda Kewney

Rhonda Kewney, MSW, LCSW
Director for Behavioral Science - Quincy Family Medicine Residency Program

Degree: MSW - University of Missouri, Columbia

  • Interests
  • Presentations

Clinical Interests:

  • Physician health issues
  • Medical interviewing & doctor/patient relationships
  • Mental health issues in the primary care population
  • Diagnosis and treatment of childhood/adult disorders
  • Living with chronic health issues
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Self esteem issues
  • Sports medicine
  • Crisis intervention

Teaching Interests:

  • Provider self awareness, stress management & wellness
  • Effective doctor/patient communication
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Childhood disorders, effective screening, diagnosis and treatment
  • Stages of change
  • Clinical strategies and brief counseling in the primary care setting
  • Community medicine

Research Interests:

  • Promoting mental health in the primary care systems
  • Alternative relaxation/stress reduction in the primary care population
  • Innovative office strategies and systems change
  • Access to care
    National Presentations:
  • Kewney, R, PEDS CARE: Providing Quality Care for Children by Integrating Behavioral Health into the Medical Home, (Poster Presentation), Presented at the Society of Family Medicine, Baltimore Maryland, May 2013.
  • Miller T, Kewney R, Longlett S, Melton S, O’Rourke J.PEDS Care:Integrating Children’s Behavioral health in the Medical Home.Changing the Practice Culture-Impact on Patients and Physicians.Poster presentation at: AAFP Workshop for Directors of Family Medicine Residencies.Kansas City, MO.June 2012.
  • Kewney R, Miller T and Longlett S.Enhancing Relationship-Centered Care through Physician Self-Awareness and Reflection.Workshop presented at:The 33rd Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine.Chicago, IL.September 2012.
  • Kewney R, Longlett S, Melton S, O’Rourke J, Jenkins W, and Miller T.Peds Care: Integrating Children’s Behavioral Health in the Medical Home and changing the Practice Culture-Impact on Patients and Physicians.Poster presentation at: 39^th North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting.Banff, Alberta, Canada.November 2011.
  • Hughes, D, Kewney, R, A Community System of Care: Integrating Childrens Mental Health With Primary Care (Poster Presentation), Presented at the Society of Family Medicine, Baltimore Maryland, May 2013.
  • Kewney, R, Butler, D, Longlett, S, When Bad Things Happen in Residency, Dealing with the Unexpected, Potentially Traumatic and Extraordinary Events, Chicago, Illinois, Presented at The Forum, September 2009
  • Longlett S, Kewney R, and Werner L. Teleconsultations: Bringing specialized psychiatric care of children into the personal medical home. (Poster Presentation), presented at The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Denver, CO. April 2009.
  • Longlett, S., Kewney, R., Werner, L: Teleconsultations bringing specialized psychiatric care of children into the personal medical home presented at the Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, Chicago, IL, September, 2008
  • Kewney, R, Myers, T, (2005, September) Family and Community I, Setting a solid foundation for Future Family Physicians, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, The Forum, Chicago, Illinois
    State Presentations
  • Kewney, R, (2006, April) Compassion Fatigue and Caregiver stress, Association of Critical Access Hospitals, Quincy , Illinois V-Tel
  • Kewney, R, (2006, April) Dealing with Distressed Patients, Association of Critical Access Hospitals, Quincy , Illinois V-Tel
  • Bono, J, Kewney, R, Hanna, B, (2006, March) Development of a Business Plan, Illinois Rural Interdisciplinary Network, Quincy, Illinois , V-Tel
  • Kewney, R, Longlett, S, (2006 Jan) Work Styles and Team Effectiveness, Illinois Rural Interdisciplinary Network, Macoupin County , Illinois
  • Kewney, R, (2005, Sept) Mental Health Diagnostics and the DSM IV, Tri-State Area Business Professionals Meeting, Quincy , Illinois
  • Kewney, R, (2005, June) Developing Interdisciplinary Health Care Teams for Rural Areas, Association of Critical Care Hospitals, Quincy, Illinois, V-Tel
  • Longlett, S, Kewney, R, (2005, June) The Value of Patient Centered Interdisciplinary Health Care Delivery to Rural Areas, Association of Critical Care Hospitals, Quincy, Illinois, V-Tel
  • Kewney, R, (2005 May) Team Functioning Evaluations, Illinois Burdick Fellowship, Quincy, Illinois V-Tel
  • Bono, J, Kewney, R, Hanna, B, (2005 May) Developing your Interdisciplinary Model and Business Plan, Illinois Burdick Fellowship, Quincy, Illinois, V-Tel
  • Bono, J, Kewney, R, Hanna, B, (2005 May) Developing your Interdisciplinary Model and Business Plan, Illinois Burdick Fellowship, Quincy ,Illinois , V-Tel
  • Kewney, R, (2005 March) Understanding Clinical Guidelines, Illinois Burdick Fellowship, Quincy, Illinois V-Tel
  • Kewney, R, Longlett, S, (2005 Jan) Work Styles and Team Effectiveness, Illinois Burdick Fellowship, Quincy, Illinois
  • Longlett, S, Kewney, R, (2005 Jan) Interdisciplinary Team Development, Illinois Burdick Fellowship, Quincy, Illinois

 

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