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Children’s Behavioral Health Data and Quality Team

The Children’s Behavioral Health (CBH) Data and Quality Team (DQT) provides a forum for developing and refining data collection and management strategies related to screening, assessment, performance measurement and quality improvement relevant to children’s behavioral health in Washington State.

Read the charter.

We use outcomes-based performance monitoring to be relevant to all children and youth with emotional and behavioral health needs served in Washington.

View performance measures (2018)


Membership is intended to be broad and inclusive of representatives from state agencies, system partners, families, youth and HCA staff. The Health Care Authority's (HCA) System of Care (SOC) research manager and behavioral health program manager serve as committee chairs.

View the member list.

Meetings and materials

Meetings are held quarterly (previously, semi-annually) and as needed, with agendas driven by the annual work plan and issues identified through data review by system partners.



May 9, 2018  
February 6, 2018 Dashboard: Behavioral health treatment needs and outcomes among Medicaid children in Washington (February 2018)

December 6, 2016

Meeting notes

PAL Plus update: September 26, 2016

TCOM Conference: WISe program

February 19, 2016

Meeting notes

Dashboard: Behavioral health treatment needs and outcomes among foster care children in Washington (December 2015)

November 20, 2015 Meeting notes
October 16, 2015

Meeting notes

Fact Sheet: Transforming Pediatric Practices Initiative

Presentation: Introduction to the Foster Care Dashboard

July 17, 2015 Meeting notes
May 15, 2015  
April 17, 2015 Meeting notes
March 20, 2015 Meeting notes
February 20, 2015 Meeting notes
January 16, 2015

Meeting notes

Dashboard: Children’s behavioral health in Washington State: Measures of statewide performance (Nov 2014)

September 19, 2014 Meeting notes
May 16, 2014 Meeting notes
March 21, 2014 Meeting notes
November 15, 2013 Meeting notes
September 20, 2013 Meeting notes
June 21, 2013 Meeting notes
April 19, 2013 Meeting notes
March 15, 2013 Meeting notes