This clinic is a committee representing each of the five children serving agencies of CASSP. The Clinic meets twice a month to review and make recommendations for children and youth with mental health issues. They review cases for which planning has been difficult.
Agencies who refer a case to the Clinic invite parents and family members, all agencies, school officials, and the youth (if appropriate) to participate in the meeting and planning process.
The focus of the Clinic is to review the strengths and needs of the child and family and recommend or create appropriate services for the child. The Clinic also makes recommendations to the policy committee about services that need to be developed.
In addition to Clinic, the County encourages interagency team meetings. These meetings are considered best practice to develop plans for children with mental health needs and their family.