The CHAMP program provides diagnostic evaluations, second opinion consultation, and short-term treatments (medication management and various forms of psychotherapy) for youth who have symptoms of significant and impairing mood disorders and their families. The Program’s focus is on pediatric bipolar disorder (extreme high and low moods). We will see children from age 7 years to 17 yrs, 11 mos.
CHAMP offers the following services:
Our diagnostic evaluation is given in two parts:
Depending on the conclusions of the combined team evaluation, treatment recommendations may include medication treatment and psychosocial therapy sessions involving family education and skill training. Some clients of CHAMP may be offered participation in research studies as well.
Refer patients to the CHAMP central number: (310) 825-2836
Childhood and development
Originally created: 2 Mar 2010 Current author: System Admin