The Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health provides expertise to the following practices:

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a comprehensive, psychiatric evidence-based practice to assist individuals with a serious mental illness live in their community through direct, individualized support.

Individual Placement and Support (IPS)

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a supported employment evidence-based practice designed to assist individuals with serious mental illness work at regular jobs of their choosing.

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is an evidence-based housing intervention that combines permanent, affordable housing with voluntary support services designed to help individuals with a psychiatric disability stay housed.


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242