Section 6 - Psychotropic Medications
Decisions Regarding Psychotropic Medications
- You (medical consenter) should also include the child in the discussions about the medications.
- If psychotropic medications are recommended for the child, then you should ask questions and discuss the risks and benefits with the prescribing provider.
Notify the CPS caseworker, in writing or e-mail, about decisions to consent or not consent to, new psychotropic medications, or changes in the dose.