Tier-2 CAMHS

Tier-2 CAMHS

Tier-2 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. A term of art referring to the level of care under the 4-tier Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Framework, which is provided by professionals who interface with workers in primary care.
 
Professional providers of Tier 2 CAMHS
CAMHS workers, clinical child psychologists, paediatricians (especially community paediatricians), educational psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychotherapists, community nurses and nurse specialists, family therapists.
 
Function/services of Tier 2 CAMHS workers
•  Training and consultation with professionals from Tier 1;
•  Consultations with other professionals and families;
•  Outreach;
•  Assessment.