Pediatric Behavioral Medicine
Siskin Hospital's Pediatric Behavioral Medicine Services
When children are diagnosed with an acute or chronic medical condition, the effects on the family system are substantial. When symptoms first emerge or an injury is sustained, diagnostic accuracy is essential to determine the proper medical and behavioral interventions.
Neuropsychological and Academic Assessment
Dr. Chris Young provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessment services to children and adolescents. These evaluations characterize your child’s current cognitive, academic, and emotional functioning to assist with diagnosis and treatment planning. Frequently, Dr. Young works with local schools, as well as various other entities in the community, to ensure that your child is obtaining the appropriate accommodations and that individuals working with your child have an in-depth understanding of your child’s unique strengths and weaknesses.
Pediatric illnesses and conditions frequently seen within our department include:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Childhood Cancer
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Learning Disabilities
- Development Delays
Family and Behavioral Intervention
Dr. Young often coordinates with mental health providers in the community for children and familities needing ongoing counseling and behavioral management support services.
Learn more about Siskin Hospital's Psychology Department.