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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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Medicaid-funded mental health services for children and youth in Washington follow the children's behavioral health principles.
The following fact sheets provide overviews of the efforts being implemented in Washington.
- Children's Long-term Mental Health Inpatient Program
- Children's mental health intensive services (WISe)
- First Episode Psychosis Program and Early Psychosis Initiative
- Improving children's mental health with a system of care (SOC)
- Parent initiated treatment
- Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe)
- Youth substance use involuntary treatment
- Youth substance use recovery services
- Youth substance use treatment services
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.
Find information on current initiatives, governance, and resources you can share with clients and families on the Children's behavioral health client page.