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Lane County Programs

Mental Health Assessments

The Child Center offers comprehensive Mental Health Assessments for children and adults who are experiencing difficulties at home, school or in the workplace that include but are not limited to:

  • Family conflict
  • Academic issues
  • Disciplinary issues
  • Foster care placement
  • Self-harming behaviors
  • Emerging mental health concerns

Mental Health Assessments are completed by Qualified Mental Health Practitioners (QMHP) and last approximately 90 minutes. During assessment, information gathered will include:

  • Identifying information
  • Presenting symptoms
  • Precipitating events
  • Developmental history
  • Family composition
  • Family history
  • School functioning
  • Social functioning

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In addition, screenings for the following will occur:

  • Substance abuse screening
  • Trauma screening
  • Medical health screening
  • Risk of harm screening
  • Diagnostic screening

Upon completion of assessment, clients may receive:

  • Mental health diagnosis
  • Service plan with treatment goals and treatment modalities
  • Recommendations for level of care
  • Wellness referral

Clients seeking assessment can usually be seen within a week, although during busy times it may take longer due to high demand. The Child Center intake team will work with families to schedule assessments that accommodate their circumstances and level of urgency. In some cases, assessments can be scheduled after normal working hours, and possibly on the same day if there is a crisis level of urgency.

For more information contact our Intake office at (541) 726-1465 or visit our Intake Form Here