Mental Health Triage Assessment System

  • The Mental Health Triage Assessment System (MHTAS) is a program designed to meet the needs of District #742 students who are in urgent need of mental health care. For students that meet criteria, the following services are available:

    • Timely access to psychiatric evaluations at the CentraCare Child and Adolescent Specialty Center
    • Psychological testing
    • Timely access to diagnostic assessments at area community agencies that are partnering with the MHTAS
    • Liaison between community agencies currently utilized by referred students
    • Liaison between school staff and mental health services within the community
    • Assistance in setting up appropriate mental health services for students and families
    • Assistance with transportation to mental health appointments as need is determined
    • Guidance with application for further insurance coverage as need is determined
    • Assist district schools with crisis response as needed

    Therapists/Schools:

    Shereen Anderson, MS, LMFT

    • ALC/McKinley
    • Apollo High School
    • City Life
    • CO2
    • InStep
    • North Junior High
    • Riverwoods
    • Tech High School

    Alyson Laidlaw, MS, LMFT

    • Clearview
    • Discovery
    • Kennedy
    • Lincoln
    • Madison
    • Oakhill
    • Talahi
    • Westwood
    • South

    Londa Wagner, MS, LMFT, IMH-E (III)

    • Early Childhood
    • Non-Public Schools
    • Birth-5 referral