Authors: Alfred Psychiatry
Event: 1999 TheMHS Awards
Type of resource: TheMHS Awards
Award state: VIC
Award level: Gold
Award category: Child and Adolescent Service
Abstract: Alfred CAMHS is a comprehensive, community-baased Service for the inner south-east area of metropolitan Melbourne. Most work is undertaken with young people and their families on an outpatient basis howevre patient an inpatient management can t=be arranged where necessary. The service has an outreach capacity for clients who are unable to attend the centre. Clients are given first appointments within one week of contact for elective referrals, or within one hour for crisis calls. Urgent psychiatric opinion on statutory clients (Protective Service, Juvenile Justice) can be provided within one day. The centre has a highly trained, experienced staff who provide a specialist service for generalist counselling agencies in the community, and multidisciplinary team assessments of complex problems such as autism spectrum disorders. Alfred CAMHS has a strong commitment to professional development and excellence of service. Description of Facility/Organisation:
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