The Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody

WHO WE ARE

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Cherokee Health Systems have collaborated to create a program to serve children who are at-risk for or in state custody. The State of Tennessee has designated our program a Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody and our services extend to 16 East Tennessee counties.

WHO WE SERVE

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.

 

 

 

REGISTER NOW

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study: Local and National Implications for Health and Well Being

Presented by Edwin Rogers, PhD, Professor and Clinical Psychologist
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

OCT 8, 2015

Treating Young Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

Presented by Kristin Dean, PhD, Cherokee Health Systems

AUG 13, 2015

NOV 12, 2015

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Presented by Mark Gaylord, MD, Director of Neonatology
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

 

The sessions will be held at the Cherokee Health Systems Center City office, located at 2018 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921, in the first floor community conference room from 12:30 to 1:30pm EST.

CENTER OF EXCELLENCE LOCATIONS:

Our Staff

Edwin Rogers, PhD, Co-Director

Clinical Psychologist and Professor

UT Graduate School of Medicine

 

Michael Hughes, MD, Co-Director

Child Psychiatrist

Cherokee Health Systems

 

Kristin Dean, PhD, Project Manager

Clinical Psychologist

Cherokee Health Systems

 

Caleb Corwin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Cherokee Health Systems

 

Debra Swisshelm, MS

Clinical Case Manager

Cherokee Health Systems

 

Dustin Lamport, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Cherokee Health Systems


Carolyn Dockery

Administrative Coordinator

Cherokee Health Systems

 

Kara Johansen, PsyD, Consultant

Clinical Psychologist

Cherokee Health Systems

 

Andrew Burkley, PsyD, Consultant

Clinical Psychologist

Cherokee Health Systems

 

 

Case Referral

The following information will be needed for all COE referrals:

 

SUBMIT REFERRAL

The University of Tennessee & Cherokee Health Systems Center of Excellence serves the following TN counties:

 

 

Anderson

Blount

Campbell

Claiborne

 

Cocke

Grainger

Hamblen

Jefferson

 

Knox

Loudon

Monroe

Morgan

Roane

Scott

Sevier

Union

 

UT Graduate School of Medicine and Cherokee Health Systems, Knoxville

 

Southeast, Chattanooga

 

Vanderbilt University, Nashville

 

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

 

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City

 

Contact Us

Cherokee Health Systems

2018 Western Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37921

Phone: 865-934-6751

Fax: 865-934-6806

Toll Free: 866-440-9182

Email

 

 

 

 

This project is funded under an agreement with the state of Tennessee.

© 2015. The Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody