We assess children and youth aged from birth to 25 years who have complex psychiatric and medical presentations.
Clinical service overview
The Neurodevelopmental stream is a 0-25 year service incorporating neuropsychiatry, developmental assessment and management service, and MHIDI- youth. This team specialises in the overlap between psychiatry, neurology, medicine and disability. The team provides multidisciplinary assessment and case management for children and young people with delays and impairments in several areas of development with additional emotional, social and behavioural problems.
The neurodevelopmental team seeks to support families of children and young people and to prevent secondary psychiatric impairment by means of early detection and management of dual disabilities.
The Mental Health Intellectual Disability – Youth (MHIDI-Y) Initiative which sits within the Neurodevelopmental Stream will address a critical service gap by providing a specialist, community-based mental health assessment and treatment service for people with an intellectual disability and severe mental illness.
Refer your patient
- Referral phone (03) 8552 0555
- Referral fax (03) 8552 0444
Special referral instructions
Referrals to the clinic are made to the Neuropsychiatry Clinic Team Leader.
Referrals typically come from paediatricians, psychologists, GPs, other allied health and schools.
Call the intake worker to discuss a potential referral prior to faxing the referral form. This is to ensure that there is not a delay in treatment if the client is not suitable for the service.
If the intake worker accepts the verbal referral, complete the CYMHS referral form and fax to the service.
|Wednesday||Child and Youth Mental Health Service||9.00am - 5.00pm|
- Dr Jennifer Harrison: Psychiatry
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