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Hyperactivity, Attention and Learning Problems Program (HALP)

The Hyperactivity, Attention, and Learning Problems (HALP) Clinic, under the direction of Janine Rosenberg, Ph.D. provides psychological testing, evaluation, parent management training, and consultation services for pre-school and school-age children, adolescents, and adults. HALP clinic addresses concerns with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning problems, and other present psychiatric disorders (such as anxiety, depression, and oppositional defiant disorder). HALP Clinic serves Chicago and surrounding Illinois and Indiana suburbs.

HALP Clinic Services:

  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing (including Intelligence, Academic, Attention, Mood, Behavioral, and Social functioning)
  • Medication Referrals
  • Psychological Services (including individual and family therapy)
  • Parent Management Training
  • School Consultation, including support for IEP and 504 plans

Patients will come in for an initial consultation, at which point a treatment plan will be discussed. If the patient is recommended for psychological testing, the patient will be scheduled to spend a full day at our clinic and be administered a variety of tests. A full psychological testing report will be available to all families and can be shared with appropriate teachers and professionals.

HALP clinic accepts variety of insurances for both PPO and HMO.

In addition, HALP clinic is part director of a summer treatment program Camp STAR (Summer Treatment Program for ADHD and Related Disorders). Please visit www.jcys.org/campstar for more information. HALP clinic also has research opportunities related to youth with ADHD.

Trainees from pediatrics, psychiatry, and psychology may rotate through this clinic and incorporate a multidisciplinary approach to ADHD and related disorders. A psychiatrist is also available through the HALP Clinic for a follow-up consult if medication is recommended.

For more information, please contact the HALP Clinic Coordinator at 312-996-4331. 

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Address:

  1. Ambulatory Clinic:
    Neuropsychiatric Insitute
    912 S. Wood Steet, Chicago, IL 60612
  2. UIC Hospital
    1740 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
  3. Institute for Juvenile Research
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
  4. Psychiatric Institute
    1601 W. Taylor St.Chicago, IL 60612

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