Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty provide comprehensive clinical services using Evidence-Based intervention to achieve excellence in patient care, while implementing innovative approaches to optimize functioning and long-term outcome. These services are provided through several outpatient specialty clinics, inpatient programs, and community-based program:
· Early Psychosis Clinic
· Psychological Assessment Clinic
· School-Based Mental Health
The Outpatient Clinics provide psychiatric care to children and adolescents from 2 to 18 years of age. Clinic staff consisting of child psychiatrists and psychologists, child psychiatry and post-doctoral psychology fellows, and general psychiatry residents provide initial evaluations, second opinions, and ongoing treatment. Services include: psychotherapy (individual, family, parenting), pharmacotherapy, and psychological testing (differential diagnosis, learning disabilities, attention problems, mental retardation).
Other Clinical Services
A 15-bed unit that serves children and adolescents with eating disorder related medical problems severe enough to require hospitalization.
Provides inpatient and outpatient psychiatric consultation and treatment to the general pediatric and pediatric and surgical subspecialty services at Packard Children’s Hospital and covers the emergency room at Stanford University Medical Center.