Chapter 2
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Psychiatrist's Recommendations

Doctor and patient sit at deskThe psychiatrist will make a recommendation for treatment, such as therapy or psychotropic medication, after completing the psychiatric evaluation and making a diagnosis.

The medical consenter should be diligent while working with the medical provider to:

  • Get answers to questions about medication and therapy
  • Find treatments that help the child get better
  • Determine what treatment is in the best interest of the child