CCBHCs and Crisis Response Services for Children, Youth and Families

This webinar will highlight important Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) service array customizations required to meet the unique needs of children, youth and young adults with serious emotional disturbance and their families. State and CCBHC leaders from Oklahoma will share their use of mobile response and stabilization services (MRSS), including innovative use of technology, as part of an overall children’s behavioral health continuum. They’ll also discuss opportunities for CCBHCs to leverage, connect and coordinate with state and local systems of care as part of 988 and crisis system design and implementation efforts.

After attending the webinar, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the CCBHC model, required services and core components of a customized crisis system for children, youth and families.
  • Identify strategies for CCBHCs to address the unique needs of children, youth and families who are experiencing a self-defined crisis.
  • Define and understand MRSS best practices.
  • Gain a better understanding of how technology can be used to enhance access and outcomes.


  • Sam Holcombe, MPH, Senior Director, Practice Improvement and Consulting, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Josh Cantwell, LCSW, CPRSS, Chief Operating Officer, GRAND Mental Health
  • Larry Smith, CPRSS, CEO, GRAND Mental Health
  • Sheamekah Williams, MSW, Director of Children, Youth and Family Services, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

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