Looking to find a provider to schedule an assessment for therapy? Or looking for a provider who can complete an assessment for medication and provide medication management? Click below for more information on the types of providers and resources for finding a provider that is the best fit for your child and their needs.
Types of providers who provide assessment and therapy:
- Social Worker (LCSW-C)
- Professional Counselor (LPC)
Types of providers who provide assessment and medication:
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
- Primary Care Doctor
Here's the Plan
Contact a Provider
Contact the list of recommended providers and provide each with information regarding your situation and concerns.
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Schedule an Appointment
Schedule the appointment and completely fill out registration, background, and insurance information.
Not sure what to ask a provider when scheduling or after you have made the first appointment? See examples of questions you may want to know about your provider and their services. https://www.mhanational.org/questions-ask-provider
Attend the Appointment and Continue Treatment
Attend the appointment and follow the recommendation(s) of the provider. Continue treatment and schedule follow-up appointments as needed.
Learn more about a parent or caregiver’s role in treatment and working with your child’s therapist. https://childmind.org/article/how-to-work-well-with-your-childs-therapist/