Children's Mental Health

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Children's Mental Health Services

Children’s Specialty Mental Health Services are provided to consumers ages 0-17 who are severely emotionally disturbed (SED) as defined by specific diagnosis and medical necessity based on level of functioning, and includes those with Medi-Cal or indigent.

 

Programs and  Services

Goal Related Activity
Mental Health Services
  • Assessment.
  • Plan Development
  • Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
Improve infant health
  • Nursing assessment of infant at each visit.
  • Breastfeeding support.
  • Education and teaching related to infant care, feeding, and safety.
Optimal infant development
  • Physical and developmental screening (ASQ/ASQ-SE, Edinburg, NCAST)
  • Parenting education and support.
  • Referral for further evaluation of areas of concern.
Strengthen Family
  • Referrals to community resources.
  • Assess and promote positive problem solving and management skills.
  • Model strength-based approach to goal setting.

 

How to Access Services