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Child psychiatry doctors, do you nurture kids in your facilities?
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Dr. George Blum
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Not a psychiatrist
We make kids happy at our office!

In brief: Not a psychiatrist
We make kids happy at our office!
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nurture
As part of treatment team working with kids & their families, yes.

In brief: Nurture
As part of treatment team working with kids & their families, yes.
Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: Teamwork-based care
Most child and adolescent psychiatry units that i've worked on are caring environments that employ a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, nursing aids, and teachers to address all aspects of a child's mental health.
Usually the days are spent in therapeutic groups and school, and a comprehensive aftercare plan is created prior to discharge.

In brief: Teamwork-based care
Most child and adolescent psychiatry units that i've worked on are caring environments that employ a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, nursing aids, and teachers to address all aspects of a child's mental health.
Usually the days are spent in therapeutic groups and school, and a comprehensive aftercare plan is created prior to discharge.
Dr. Lincoln Bickford
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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: No
The vast majority of child psych treatment takes place in an outpatient setting.
We leave nurturing to parents/caregivers. In an in-patient setting, the child psychiatrist typically has a few minutes of contact with each patient each day, much like all other doctors (e.g. Hospitals, nursing homes). In-patient, it would be nurses aids, .

In brief: No
The vast majority of child psych treatment takes place in an outpatient setting.
We leave nurturing to parents/caregivers. In an in-patient setting, the child psychiatrist typically has a few minutes of contact with each patient each day, much like all other doctors (e.g. Hospitals, nursing homes). In-patient, it would be nurses aids, .
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
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