Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody

The UTHSC Boling Center COE is part of a statewide network of five regional Centers of Excellence dedicated to improving behavioral and physical health services to children in or at risk of state custody by providing both consultative and direct services. Referral questions may include mental health, physical health, developmental, medication, or placement issues. We serve 21 counties in west Tennessee.

The development of an individualized Care Plan for each child is a primary service of the COE. Following a thorough case review, clinical interview, medical exam, and/or more comprehensive evaluation, a Care Plan is developed by an inter-disciplinary team. The Care Plan includes specific treatment and placement recommendations. COE staff also provides training opportunities to Department of Children's Services (DCS) staff, caregivers, and mental health treatment providers.

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Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody

711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
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Phone: 901-448-3420
Toll-free:866-448-3420
TDD:901-448-4677
Fax: 901-448-3740