Alfred CYMHS Infant Team provides direct clinical work for infants (under 3 years) presenting with difficulties in emotional, social and developmental areas, or at risk of difficulties in these areas.
Clinical service overview
Consultation, training and research is also undertaken within the program.
Clinical work may include joint assessments with referrers at their agencies, extended intake assessments, clinical observation at child care, comprehensive assessment and treatment at ACYMHS, group work either at ACYMHS or at community agencies.
Case conferences and consultation with referrers is also a major focus of the program.
Evaluation is fundamental to all areas of the program.
Formal research is undertaken for selected therapies provided within the program.
Refer your patient
GP, specialist or self-referral
We accept referrals from GPs, specialists, health professionals, family, carers, case managers and patients.
- Referral phone (03) 8552 0555
- Referral fax (03) 8552 0444
Special referral instructions
Call the intake worker to discuss a potential referral prior to faxing the referral form. This is to ensure that there is not a delay in treatment if the client is not suitable for the service.
If the intake worker accepts the verbal referral, complete the CYMHS referral form and fax to the service.
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