Children's Behavioral Health



The Youth Outcomes Questionnaire (Y-OQ®-2.01) is a measure of treatment progress for children and adolescents (ages 4-17) receiving mental health intervention and is meant to track actual change in functioning.  The State of Maine has adopted the use of the YOQ for its Children’s Home and Community Treatment (HCT) service.  The YOQ was developed by Dr. Michael Lambert and Dr. Gary Burlingame with more information available at:


  •  New Agencies:  Step by Step Instructions
    • Fill out initial agency information sheet: excel
    • You will receive an email from OQ Measures with links to online training and certification

                      YOQ Online Training & Certification(Video Webinar & Quiz)


    • When certification is complete, you will have access to YOQ online. 
    • Read through Maine YOQ Clinician Manual (Link Below)
  • Existing agencies information:
    • The Treatment Support Measure (TSM) pdf
    • YOQ Introduction: For Parents Place pdf
    • YOQ Introduction: For Youth Place pdf




Maine YOQ Clinician Manual(Maine specific YOQ requirements)


OQ Analyst Data Entry Site(This is where you actually complete a YOQ)


OQ Analyst Website Users Guide(Full Instructions to navigate the OQ Analyst Website)


All OQ Analyst and YOQ PDF forms:



For further assistance:


Resource Coordinators:

Mike Parker,                           District 1, 2          822-0139

Nadine Martin,                        District 3, 4, 5       624-7944

Cheryl Hathaway,                   District 6, 7, 8       561-4204