Term Mental Health Evaluation
Code RP-5000
Definition Programs that provide screening, diagnostic and treatment planning services for people who are experiencing acute or chronic psychiatric problems. Included is a continuum of assessment services ranging from a comprehensive psychiatric or psychological evaluation to the administration of one or a combination of psychological tests to examine a particular personality variable. Services may be provided in a variety of settings including hospitals and community-based clinics.
Created 5/25/11
Changed 12/15/14
Use References Behavioral Health Assessment
Behavioural Health Evaluation
Mental Health Assessment
See Also References Functional Behavioral Assessment (HL-2000.2050)
Special Education Assessment (HL-2000.8000)
External Classification Terms Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (AIRS MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health Treatment (NPC F04)
Mental Health Treatment (NTE F30)
Outpatient Psychiatric Care (UW 2.2.03.02)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Evaluation/Testing/Diagnosis/Assessment
Homelessness
Facet Service
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