At this age, problems can quickly seem insurmountable. If your child has difficulty at home, school or in social settings because of emotional or behavioral problems, the Rochester Regional Behavioral Health Network's Child and Family Program is here to help. Our compassionate team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, primary therapists and other dedicated staff members work together to determine the best approach to work with your family. Our therapeutic interventions encourage the development of alternative coping strategies, problem-solving skills and improving socialization skills and communication within the family.
We understand that a young person's turmoil affects the entire family. That's why we offer support for loved ones during joint therapy sessions and emphasize our expectation that parents take part in their child's treatment plan.
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We understand that mental health and wellness is a family priority. Family therapy is an important part of our treatment. We will build on your expertise as parents and family to improve communication skills and family functioning.
This service is provided to children involved in therapy services in one of our clinics. The child is assessed by a Child Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with family to review presenting symptoms and diagnoses. The Doctor or Nurse Practitioner can prescribe medications if this is mutually agreed upon. If medication is indicated, it is prescribed and monitored by the psychiatrist or Nurse Practitioner until your family is ready to complete services in our program.
The Children and Youth Services Team consists of:
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For convenience, we provide medical care and mental health services in the following Rochester City Schools:
These school-based health clinics are sponsored in part by Rochester Primary Care Network and the New York State Department of Health.
Children up to age 18 who are experiencing problems that interfere with their daily lives and school work.
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