DuPage County Health Department Child and Adolescent Services
Assists children with severe emotional problems. Staff provides services at public health centers, in homes, schools and in the community. The array of services includes diagnostic evaluation; consultation to schools and other youth serving organizations; services for the mentally ill/substance abuser; medication management by a child psychiatrist; counseling; linkage to services; wraparound planning and service coordination; in-home respite; crisis intervention; parent education and support. Pre-employment and job skills training, competitive employment and supported employment, specifically for individuals with serious persistent mental illness. Psychosocial rehabilitation.