Who We Are
The State of Tennessee has designated The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine as a Center of Excellence to serve children who are at-risk for or in state custody. The University of Tennessee Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody's services extend to 16 East Tennessee counties.
Who We Serve
The University of Tennessee Center of Excellence serves the following TN counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union.
What We Do
The COE provides consultation for children with complex medical, behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric problems. Services include: case triage (brief phone consult), monthly case review (on-site, brief records review with recommendations), comprehensive consultation (full records review, meeting with key players in the case, report and recommendations), psychological or psychiatric evaluations, limited medication management, and medication gap filling.
JUN 21, 2019
Statewide Lunch 'n Learn
The Centers of Excellence are committed to promoting best practices and providing no cost educational seminars to community providers who serve at-risk children and families.
All sessions are held via Zoom the second Friday of every month from 12:00pm-1:30pm ET/ 11:00am-12:30pm CT. Once registered you will be sent an email with a link to the sign in page that you will use on the day of the training to login. A certificate of completion will be offered after a short survey following the presentation.
Neurobiology: How Complex Trauma Impacts the Brain
DEC 8, 2023
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MAKE A REFERRAL FOR A CASE REVIEW
The following information is needed for all COE referrals:
Therapy Assistance Referrals
MAKE A REFERRAL FOR THERAPY ASSISTANCE
Therapy Request are to be submitted for assistance in identifying a community provider for specific evidence based therapy model ( PCIT, CPP, TF-CBT, ARC).
Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship
The UTGSM fellowship program provides advanced training in trauma-informed care and the child welfare system. Fellows conduct clinical case reviews, assessment, psychological testing, and care coordination with child welfare staff; provide education and consultation to trainees and other community providers; assist with coordinating statewide projects aimed at dissemination and implementation of best practices; and provide intake assessment and evidence-based treatment.
Staff & Locations
Kristin Dean, PhD, ABPP
Director, Clinical Psychologist
Andrew Burkley, PsyD
Caleb Corwin, PhD
Jeffry Jacobs, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Christina Beaton, PsyD
Karen Gray, BA
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE LOCATIONS
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
East Tennessee State University
UTGSM Center of Excellence
2240 Sutherland Ave, Suite 3 Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: 865-329-9461, 844-648-3889
This project is funded under an agreement with the state of Tennessee.
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