Staff Training Plan and Implementation
To be successful as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs), organizations will need to be nimble, moving quickly to make changes from top to bottom.
And in this new world order, staff are your most valuable asset.
Do you have a plan to ensure they succeed?
We know that no staff is exactly alike and effective training cannot be one-size-fits-all. National Council consultants work to fully understand your staff and environment and customize our materials for you. Check out our training resources below.
RESOURCES FROM THE NATIONAL COUNCIL
CCBHC Staffing Criteria Overview: Take a deep dive into the CCBHC staffing criteria with this slide deck outlining all the major requirements for CCBHC staff, including required positions, cultural and linguistic competence criteria, and more.
Cultural and Linguistic Competence for CCBHCs: Approaches to Meeting New Requirements
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Strategies and Resources For Addressing Criteria for the Demonstration Program to Establish CCBHCs: This document provides guidance to behavioral health providers to enhance and adopt a culturally and linguistically competent approach to behavioral health care. It builds on the six criteria and the many sub-criteria that demonstration programs must adhere to as certified community behavioral health clinics (CCBHCs).
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE FROM SAMHSA & CMS
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has published a variety of tools to help states and providers prepare for CCBHC implementation. These include:
- State Certification Guide
- PPS Reference Guide
- Care Coordination Resources (including information on care transitions, working with a DCO, using telehealth, and more)
- Cultural Competence Resources
- Governance and Oversight Resources (including addressing governing board requirements, and more)
- Cultural and Linguistic Competence for CCBHCs: Approaches to Meeting New Requirements (including
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has established a webpage with additional resources related to cost reporting and prospective payment systems, including two sets of FAQs on CCBHC payment.