CCBHC: Maximizing the Benefit of this Federal Initiative to Iowans

Session Description: This presentation will focus on the CCBHC initiative federally and will discuss in depth how Iowa HHS is implementing CCBHC, what the timelines are, and what the implications for the functioning of Iowa’s BH delivery system are.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the CCBHC initiative and its component parts
  • Understand the areas in which HHS has flexibility in CCBHC implementation and where HHS has to adhere to federal requirements
  • Understand how HHS is endeavoring to integrate CCBHCs into Iowa’s existing system of care

Laura Larkin , M.S., LMSW
She/Her/Hers
CCBHC Project Director

Laura Larkin has worked for the state of Iowa for 16 years in the mental health and behavioral health divisions. Laura also has extensive experience in community and school based mental health services in Iowa