Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics: What it Means in One Rural Setting

September 2, 2020


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Target Audience

The target audience for these trainings are community service providers and health professionals who would benefit from behavioral health education.


Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) are changing the landscape of healthcare across the country. Learn how one CCBHC in rural Northwest Iowa is having a meaningful impact on individuals suffering from substance use disorders through expanding access, increasing provision of evidence-based services, and focused case management services.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what a CCBHC system of care means and the components that make up the system of care. 
  • Describe how Seasons prepared to become a CCBHC system in rural, healthcare provider shortage area. 
  • Identify initial implementation challenges and successes, available services and evidence-based practices, current program outcomes, and the shift from volume-based to value-based care.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 IBON
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/02/2020 - 2:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/02/2020 - 3:15pm CDT

Rebecca McCrackin, PsyD
VP of CCBHC, Operations, Seasons Center for Behavioral Health

Dr. McCrackin has a Doctor in Psychology degree in clinical psychology from Capella University. Dr. McCrackin has experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, oppositional behaviors, and substance use. Additionally, she has experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and substance use. At Seasons Center, she provided outpatient therapy and psychological testing services for children and adults prior to moving into the role of VP of CCBHC Operations. 

Kim Scorza, LMSW, MSW
CEO/President, Seasons Center for Behavioral Health

Ms. Scorza has been directly involved in the social work field for over 20 years and is best known for transforming agencies into mission-driven, client-focused, financially sound entities with unlimited opportunities for growth. She has served on numerous boards and committees and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Iowa, School of Social Work, Iowa City, Iowa. She also attended Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts for one-year in their Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program. Kim joined the Seasons leadership team in 2010.

Accreditation Statements

  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.25 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.


The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

The information shared at this event is presented as an opportunity to expand awareness and knowledge. Views expressed by speakers do not represent the views of the Iowa Department of Public Health, nor does IDPH control or guarantee the accuracy of this information. IDPH does not endorse individual vendors, products or services.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 IBON


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Click here to register. There is not a cost to attend. 

For questions about registration, please contact Iowa State University by email or phone 515-294-6222.

For questions about program content, please email Kayla Sankey.