Diagnostic and Assessment Center

The first step in building a brighter future

The Northwood Diagnostic and Assessment Center provides a comprehensive 35-day evaluation. This is a live-in program where children stay in a therapeutic environment while a multidisciplinary team conducts a full psychological, psychiatric, family, behavioral, educational, and medical evaluation. Specific treatment recommendations are created for each child’s emotional, social, cognitive, physical, and behavioral needs.

 

Referral Process

Children referred to the Center must be between 5 and 17 years old. Northwood welcomes inquiries from mental health professionals, local school districts, county social workers, hospitals, and parents.

Staff

Each assessment is conducted by professional staff including a psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse, educators, youth counselors, and a supervisor.

 

For more information or to make a referral, please contact:

Alex Heil
Admissions Coordinator
Northwood Children’s Services

4000 W. 9th Street
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 728-7164

aheil@northwoodchildren.org

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