Mental Health Assessments

Assessments help determine areas of strengths and difficulties in order to help connect children with appropriate services.  Children who have experienced abuse or trauma are at an increased risk for developing emotional and behavioral difficulties.  The mental health assessment includes an evaluation of common trauma experiences and post-traumatic stress symptoms. The results are used to help guide recommendations for the child and family.  Mental health assessments are provided at no cost to the child or family.   Every child seen for a forensic interview at the Morgan County CAC is offered a mental health assessment.

This project was supported by Subgrant #18-VA-VS-029 awarded by the Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Division of ADECA and the U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice or grant-making component.

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