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Looked After Children (LAC) Team Croydon

Looked After Children (LAC) are those children and young people who are in care.

The Looked After Children’s Service provides comprehensive assessments and mental health treatments of Looked After Children within the borough (0-18 years),of Croydon.

The service is committed to evidence based practice and holds regular clinical governance meetings. Team members use a variety of assessment and intervention models including parent training groups, psychopharmacology, CBT and Systemic Family Therapy

Clinic appointment based service only. 

For emergencies please contact A & E at Croydon University Hospital on 020 8401 3000

Umbrella org:
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Contact name:
Marcia Hinds
Virtual School Team 020 8604 7694

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Service Definitions

Assessment services made provided for people when their mental state is seen to be a risk to their own health or safety or for the protection of others, and our needing to be in hospital for assessment/treatment.
CAMHS is a term used to refer to mental health services for children and adolescents. CAMHS are usually multidisciplinary teams including psychiatrists psychologists, nurses, social workers and others.

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