Project Abstract Summary Project Name: Seasons CCBHC Expansion Project Applicant: Northwest Iowa Mental Health Center dba Seasons Center for Behavioral Health Project Summary: To provide CCBHC services to nine rural counties in northwest Iowa to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services and care. Target Population to be Served: The target population for the proposed project is adults with a serious mental illness, children with a serious emotional disturbance, and individuals with co-occurring disorders, including opioid disorders. The project will target subpopulations: substance exposed infants and young children; youth in foster care, out of home placement, kinship care or adopted; and veterans and military families. Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Target Population: The geographic service area for the project encompasses 9 counties in rural northwest Iowa: Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, and Sioux. The nine county region has a population of 138,501 residents (Census 2017 Estimates). Seasons provided behavioral health services to 5,338 individuals in 2017, including 2,448 children. Evidence-Based Strategies and Interventions: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation (IPR), Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), Matrix Model, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Seeking Safety (SS), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Registered Play Therapy (RPT). Project Goals: The goals of the project are: Goal I: To equip mental health professionals with skills, knowledge, and resources to provide high quality, evidence-based, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive CCBHC services. Goal II: To create consensus for understanding the key activities offered by Seasons as a CCBHC. Goal III: To ensure families are able to easily obtain behavioral health services, resources, and supports, along a continuum of prevention, early intervention, and treatment, within their local communities. Goal IV: To create the organizational capacity to lead and champion a sustained, high-quality CCBHC within a rural geographic service area. Number to be Served Annually and Throughout Lifetime of Project: The targeted number of individuals to be served by the project over the two-year project period is 1,150, targeting 800 individuals in Year 1 and 1,150 individuals in Year 2.