Accelerating advances in early psychosis care, recovery outcomes, and scientific discovery through a national early psychosis learning health care partnership


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The Web-based Core Assessment Battery (WebCAB) builds off of the Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET) CAB, which includes a number of standardized measures within assessment domains (e.g., Symptoms, Functioning). The EPINET CAB is designed to serve as a basis for common data collection across all EPINET clinics. The goal is to aggregate CAB data across clinics in order to examine questions with statistical power. The WebCAB is designed to serve as a resource for data collection efforts within Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) clinics outside of EPINET.

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Immediate Benefits

  • Track which assessments have been completed by which clients over time
  • Interpret client scores and use these data in a meaningful way for clinical intervention or quality improvement
  • View and understand client improvement and change over time
  • Download data immediately for use locally, for research or clinical purposes
  • Be a part of a national database of over 100 programs that are changing our understanding of FEP and how to effectively treat it

Additional Benefits

  • Participate in national trainings on how to use and interpret CAB measures to improve clinical care
  • Be among the first to hear about research findings and lessons learned from EPINET
  • Work with infographic tools to view and compare your clinic data to aggregate EPINET data.


Clinics must meet criteria for providing CSC:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Family Education and Support
  • Case Management
  • Work and Education Support
  • Designated Team Lead

Participate in an orientation meeting with the EPINET National Data Coordinating Center to discuss process and eligibility

Agree to collect client data using the CAB.  At a minimum, complete these measures for each client in the database:

  • Demographic and Background items
  • Duration of Untreated Psychosis and Pathway to Care items
  • Any two additional measures

WebCAB Fact Sheets

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