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In the Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology Program at Children's Hospital Colorado, we offer a number of outpatient evaluation and intervention services for children and adolescents with a wide range of conditions. Our services are targeted towards children who display cognitive, emotional, behavioral, developmental, physical and/or school difficulties related to an injury, illness or disability.
With pediatric experts on hand, we provide world-class rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology treatment to children and their families. The aim of these services is to help patients and those who care for them adjust to changes in function, manage behavioral or cognitive difficulties and reintegrate into the community.
We provide rehabilitation psychology services for a range of medical conditions, including:
We also provide treatment and management techniques for:
If your child needs mental health support that is not related to a medical condition, please contact the Pediatric Mental Health Institute.
In the outpatient clinic, our team of psychologists and other experts provide cognitive-behavioral intervention for kids, as well as acceptance and commitment therapy. We also provide education and behavioral management training to caregivers. The team tailors evidence-based treatments to each child and teen for their particular diagnosis and developmental level.
To account for a child's individual diagnosis and needs, our rehabilitation psychologists will provide an initial evaluation before creating a treatment plan. This initial evaluation will identify psychological, behavioral, emotional, cognitive and social factors that will help our team create a customized plan. From there, we may recommend individual or group therapy, and we will also provide education and support as your family navigates your child's injury.
For children affected by a brain injury or other condition that affects their cognitive, emotional or behavioral functioning, our outpatient clinic hosts individual therapy that:
For school-aged children and teens, our outpatient group therapy can:
At the Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology Program at Children's Colorado, it's our goal to assist families is understanding their child's injuries or condition. We educate families and children so they can understand how certain injuries and medical conditions affect cognition, emotional regulation, planning/organizational skills, social skills and learning. We also share resources to help families at home and in school.
Treatment plans and therapy recommendations are provided with targeted recommendations to support optimal functioning, health and wellbeing. Another important aspect of outpatient care is coordination between medical providers, rehabilitation team members, school personnel and family/caregivers. This ensures better outcomes and continuity of care at home, school or work.
Our rehabilitation psychologists and neuropsychologist work with families and other providers to create treatment plans that are ideal for each patient.
Appointments are offered five days a week in various locations throughout the Denver metro area. Clinics are available at:
To make an appointment at one of these locations:
For external referrals, please fill out a referral form. To schedule an appointment, contact us at 720-777-9900.