Our outpatient services provide a convenient treatment option for children and adolescents whose illnesses can be managed without inpatient care. Our outpatient clinics are staffed by psychiatrists, social workers, advanced practice registered nurses and psychologists. 

To schedule an appointment, or learn more about psychiatry outpatient services available, please call 513-636-4124.

Developmental Disorders Outpatient Program

Evaluation and management services for youth with a variety of development disorders, primarily Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Child Forensic Services

This service specializes in the evaluation of forensic issues associated with child and adolescent psychiatry, including those of competence, child abuse, not guilty by reason of insanity and medical malpractice. Learn more about Forensic Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children's


We contract with Alliance Coal Company to provide psychiatric services to families of their employees at five coal mines throughout rural Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Psychiatric services are provided through telemedicine while families are on-site at their local clinic. Learn more about the Center for Telehealth at Cincinnati Children's.

Therapeutic Interagency Programs (TIP)

  • The TIP Preschool Program is a mental health treatment program that specifically targets preschool children who have experienced severe trauma, including abuse, neglect and domestic violence. It is a seamless integration of child protection, mental health and Head Start preschool resources. The goals of treatment are to ensure and monitor ongoing safety, provide mental health services and enhance developmental /cognitive development.
  • Baby TIP is a full-year therapeutic program serving children from birth to 3 years old. The program serves families with a history of challenges including childhood neglect, child abuse, family violence, addiction or other psychological trauma. Baby TIP provides mental health and developmental services for the child and caregiver using evidence-based treatment models.
  • The TIP Clinic serves children transitioning in or out of the more intensive TIP Preschool. This clinic allows children to receive their mental health and developmental services at an increased level compared to traditional outpatient in order to support mental health and developmental needs.
  • The Trauma Healing Center is an outpatient mental health program that specializes in treatment of children with trauma related disorders. Services include evidence-based treatment models,  psychiatric consultation, psychopharmacologic management and integration into community resources. The Healing Center serves children up to 12 years old.

*All of these programs are located at 2850 Winslow Avenue.

Care Coordination & Outcomes (CCO) / Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) Initiatives

The CCO program is a Cincinnati Children's initiative where nurses serve as care managers to provide coordination and referral of services received within the hospital, across divisions and provider types. The majority of patients served by CCO are private pay. CPST is a similar, but more comprehensive service for our Medicaid population. Health facilitators serve as care managers for these patients and provide coordination, in-home visits and transportation to psychiatry clinic visits. 

Surviving the Teens

This program is a community outreach education program that reaches approximately 26 schools per year and is directed to students and educators regarding depression and suicide. Learn more about Surviving the Teens / Suicide Prevention at Cincinnati Children's