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.
Learning Cafe Monthly Seminars
The Center of Excellence is committed to promoting Best Practices and provides free monthly educational seminars open to all community providers.
MAY 11, 2017
JUN 8, 2017
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE LOCATIONS
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
East Tennessee State University
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Kristin Dean, PhD, ABPP, Director
K. Amber Turner, PhD
Debra Swisshelm, MS
Clinical Case Manager
Karen Gray, BA
The following information is needed for all COE referrals:
Department of Family Medicine
1924 Alcoa Highway U67
Knoxville, TN 37920
This project is funded under an agreement with the state of Tennessee.
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