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Child and youth behavioral health services

Washington has developed a system for delivering intensive home and community-based mental health services to Medicaid-eligible children and youth. 

Learn about these efforts, including Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe), what you need to know as a provider, and the governance structure that guides the work.

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What treatment services are available?

The following fact sheets provide overviews of the efforts being implemented in Washington.

Child welfare training for mental health therapists

    How do I become a behavioral health provider?

    There are three provider options for behavioral health services in Washington:

    • Apple Health behavioral health fee-for-service (FFS) program
    • Apple Health managed care program
    • Services through behavioral health organizations (BHOs)

    To learn more, visit our Become a behavioral health provider page.

    Additional resources

    Find information on current initiatives, governance, and resources you can share with clients and families on the Children's behavioral health client page.


    Diana Cockrell