At the University Physicians (UP) Kids Assessment and Behavior Clinic, we provide comprehensive testing and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents (ages 2-22) who demonstrate learning, behavioral and/or emotional problems.
Our clinic, part of the Children's Healthcare of Mississippi psychiatry program, includes a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological testing, evaluation and treatment of children. And as part of the state's only academic medical center, we possess a network of allied professionals to assist in treatment options. When appropriate, we coordinate with social workers, nurse practitioners and other pediatric specialists. Our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists provide psychiatric evaluations and treatment when needed.
We also provide support services for schools, teachers and counselors by evaluating a range of emotional and behavioral difficulties in students.
Some of the problems we help evaluate and treat include, but are not limited to:
- Academic and school problems.
- Inattention and impulsivity.
- Behavioral problems.
- Withdrawl or chronic sadness.
- Oppositional behaviors.
- Peer problems.
- Coping with stressful life events.
- Psychological testing and consultation
- Learning disability testing and diagnosis
- ADHD testing and diagnosis
- Autism spectrum disorders testing and diagnosis
- Academic testing
- Individual therapy
- Family therapy
- Social skills training
- School consultation