The University of Texas System

Managing Pediatric Mental Health Across the School and Primary Care Settings

Dr. Nithya Mani and Dr. Puja Patel from UT Austin Dell Medical School talk about managing pediatric mental health in school and primary care settings. They go over the types of mental health accommodations available within a school setting for different diagnoses, discuss types of school based interventions for specific diagnoses, and identify specific ways that primary care providers can coordinate with school staff to care for students with mental health issues.