Initial Intake and Diagnostic Assessment
Effective treatment begins with effective assessment. We conduct comprehensive diagnostic assessments to ensure that the optimal treatment program is prescribed for your and your family’s needs. Taking steps to solve a problem before understanding its cause is not only ineffective but often makes matters worse and can leave you or your child feeling increasingly defeated and hopeless.
The assessment process begins with an initial consultation aimed at identifying the possible cause of the problems the individual is struggling with, assigning a comprehensive treatment team, and prescribing a treatment plan to help them and their family reach their goals.
Diagnostic assessments may consist of structured and semi-structured diagnostic interviews, functional analyses, school observation, self- parent- and teacher-report measures, and/or neuropsychological assessment of neurological functioning (e.g. strengths and weaknesses in attention, language, visual-spatial skills, learning styles, memory).
The assessment process continues throughout treatment to ensure optimal progress is attained through symptom monitoring and follow-up assessment and testing.
To schedule an initial assessment, please email bcscla@bostonchildstudycenter.