Tier-4 CAMHSTier-4 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 as essential tertiary services, including day units, highly specialised outpatient teams and inpatient units.
Professional providers of Tier 4 CAMHS
Child and adolescent psychiatrists, clinical child psychologists, community or inpatient nurses, child psychotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, art therapists, music therapists, drama therapists, family therapists.
Function/services of Tier 4 CAMHS workers
• Child and adolescent inpatient units;
• Secure forensic units;
• Eating disorder units;
• Specialist teams—e.g., for sexual abuse;
• Specialist teams for neuropsychiatric problems.