Child Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service

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Child Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service (CL)


About Us

The Child Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service (CL) provides urgent consultations to the pediatric inpatient unit and specializes in treating medically complex children who have comorbid psychiatric diagnoses. Diagnoses include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorder related to the medical condition. The CL team is also available at all times for telephone consultations to the pediatric ambulatory and emergency services and acts as a liaison to the general and specialty clinics at IJR.

The CL Team responds to pager #1134 for urgent diagnostic assessments, disposition planning, and behavioral interventions on 5W.

Our Services

 

We provide urgent consultations to the pediatric inpatient unit and specializes in treating medically complex children who have comorbid psychiatric diagnoses. 

Treatment Team

Elizabeth A. Charney MD

  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychiatry
  • Associate Director, Comprehensive Assessment Treatment Unit (CATU)
  • Director, Child Psychiatry Consult-Liaison
  • Consultant, DCFS Psychopharmacology Consent Line
  • Child Psychiatry Attending

Dr. Elizabeth Charney currently directs the Child Psychiatry Consult-Liaison service which provides psychiatric evaluations for children and adolescents hospitalized at UIH. Dr. Charney is also involved in the DCFS supported inpatient adolescent psychiatric unit at UIH and serves as a consultant to the DCFS Psychopharmacology Consent Line. She supervises trainees treating hospitalized youth who present with psychiatric symptoms. Dr. Charney does not accept outpatient referrals.

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Elizabeth A. Charney

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Call today to speak with one of our intake coordinators. 312.996.7723