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Children's Behavioral Health Executive Leadership Team (CBH ELT)

The Children’s Behavioral Health Executive Leadership Team (CBH ELT) works cooperatively and collaboratively across systems to assist in building an integrated delivery system of effective services and supports for treating children and youth with emotional or behavioral health needs, and their families.

Read the charter.

Learn more about the purpose, role, and functions of the executive team.

Read the charter

What does the executive team do?

The executive team provides executive-level policy decisions related to cross-agency/cross-administration children’s behavioral health initiatives. Decisions are made within the context of the Washington Children’s Behavioral Health Principles (Appendix A of the charter):

  • Family and youth voice and choice
  • Team based
  • Natural supports
  • Collaboration
  • Home and community-based
  • Culturally relevant
  • Individualized
  • Strength based
  • Outcome-based
  • Unconditional

Responses to challenges brought forward by the statewide FYSPRT

The executive team responds to statewide Family Youth System Partner Round Table (FYSPRT) recommendations.

Learn more about the statewide FYSPRT on our Family Youth System Partner Round Table (FYSPRT) page.

Meetings and materials

Meetings were held monthly, or as needed. 



December 13

Meeting notes

November 8

Meeting notes

October 11 Meeting notes
September 13 Meeting notes
August 9 Meeting notes
July 12 Meeting notes
June 14 Meeting notes
May 10 Meeting notes
April 12 Meeting notes
March 8 Meeting notes
January 5 Meeting notes



November 14

Meeting notes

June 7

Meeting notes

March 22 Meeting notes


Kristen Royal
Email: kristen.royal@hca.wa.gov