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CCBHC certification will require workflow changes, new staffing considerations, board buy-in, and much more.

Do you have a training plan in place for your staff? Does your staff have the required diverse disciplinary backgrounds? Is the C-suite ready for rapid change? The National Council has the resources to help you educate and reorganize your workforce as you prepare to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Follow the links below to learn more, and please check back to this page often for the latest updates and new resources.


  1. Educating and Engaging Boards
  2. Preparing the C-Suite
  3. Educating and Expanding Management and Supervision Capacity
  4. Redefining Job Functions and Other HR Considerations
  5. Staff Training Plan and Implementation




Resources from the National Council

Integrated CCBHC Certification Criteria Feasibility and Readiness Tool


Becoming a CCBHC: Where Do You Stand?

Follow the Money: Investing in the Success of Your CCBHC with Cost Reporting

Fact Sheets


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:

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.



If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Mohini Venkatesh at