Appendix 3 Sources of Key Mental Health Services Table A3-1. Specialty Services Sources Psychiatric emergency services Local mental health screening, triage, and referral service or another intake point for public specialty system Mobile crisis unit, if available Child psychiatrist General psychiatrist with pediatric expertise (or consultation with child psychiatrist) Emergency department Medication consultation or treatment of patients with problems of high severity (MD or DO required) Neurodevelopmental/developmental-behavioral pediatrician Child psychiatrist (in person or telepsychiatry) General psychiatrist with child expertise or child psychiatry consultation Adolescent medicine specialist Pediatric neurologist Local public mental health agency Early Intervention services Part C agency for 0–3 y Part B agency for 3–5 y Developmental evaluation agency Neurodevelopmental/developmental-behavioral pediatrician Child psychiatrist with expertise in young children Early Intervention specialist Child protective services Department of Social Services Grief counseling Licensed mental health specialista Hospice agency Substance use disorder counseling Licensed substance use disorder counselor Agency specializing in substance use disorder Psychosocial assessment Licensed mental health specialista with pediatric expertise Educational assessment School psychologist Child psychologist or another licensed psychologist Neurodevelopmental/developmental-behavioral pediatrician Educational specialist Psychosocial treatment Licensed mental health specialista trained in the specific intervention (eg, cognitive behavioral therapy specific to the condition, trauma-focused therapy, parent manage- ment training, mind-body therapies, family therapy)
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