Children’s Mental Health Case Management

Children’s Mental Health Case Management (CMHCM) assists children with a severe emotional disturbance and their families with assessing, accessing, coordinating, monitoring and planning mental health services. These services will address, reduce and/or alleviate their mental health symptoms to improve the functioning level of the client and family within the home, school and community settings. Washington County contracts with Canvas Health to provide all of their mental health case management work for children and their families.
Washington County Community Services contracts with Canvas Health to provide all of their state-mandated Children’s Mental Health Case Management services.

These services are intended to assist children with a severe emotional disturbance and include:
•assessing for mental health needs
•accessing needed services
•coordinating services over time
•monitoring services to ensure they are meeting the identified needs

What is Needed:
•The child must have a Diagnostic Assessment within the previous 6 months and/or be willing to accept assistance in obtaining an assessment

Who is Eligible:
•Children residing in Washington County
•Children who have a mental health diagnosis and meet criteria for serious emotional disturbance
•Eligibility for case management services will be determined upon review of clinical and referral information

To download referral form, click here

For questions regarding eligibility criteria or the referral process:
(651) 251-5065
Fax number for referrals:
(651) 251-5204