Ontario

Specialized Diagnostic Assessment - Children

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

Specialized Diagnostic Assessment measures the severity of the eating disorder diagnosis. It consists of a structured interview based on the DSM-IV criteria for eating disorders, followed by the administration of psychometric tests that measure related psychopathology (i.e., depression, anxiety, alexithymia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attachment style, and family functioning). The Specialized Diagnostic Assessment is administered before and after each treatment. The Specialized Diagnostic Assessment is the first step and required prior to admission to treatment.

Access Information

BANA offers referrals to youth inpatient programs. Initial consultations can be arranged by contacting the clinical intake specialist at BANA (1-855-969-5530). Coordinating referrals to the Ontario Community Outreach Program for Eating Disorders (OCOPED).

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-969-2112
Toll-Free 855-969-5530
Fax 519-969-0227
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 to 11 years of age.
Catchment LHINs: (Erie St. Clair)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note

Languages

English

Hours

Friday 0900-1700
Monday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700