Psychiatric Evalation & Treatment

We recognize that starting a child or teen on psychiatric medication can be frightening, which is why we offer comprehensive psychiatric evaluations. Our evaluations integrate available information from other disciplines and treatment modalities, such as psychological or developmental testing, psychotherapy, speech and occupational therapies into the formulation of a safe, effective treatment plan, tailored to each patient and family.

  • Individualized Treatment Planning

  • Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluations

  • Treatment Team Collaboration

  • Outcome Monitoring to Ensure Effectiveness

  • Genetic Testing to Guide Medication Choices

All patients referred for psychiatric medication are first provided a psychiatric evaluation to assess the patient's current symptoms and to review relevant medical, development and social history to find the best medicinal treatments to improve their day-to-day functioning.
Arkansas Families First offers routine medication management services for children, teens and young adults who require psychiatric medication to manage their symptoms or conditions, for both short-term or long-term treatments.
Psychiatric services are Arkansas Families First are provided as part our comprehesive team-based approach. Therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists and other providers collaborate regularly on patient care.
Psychiatric Medication
Medication Management

GeneSight: A personalized approach to help patients get their lives back

Arkansas Families First, LLC utilize's GeneSight's genetic testing process to ensure the best medications and dosages are chosen. Genetic testing helps find the right medication, the first time.

About Us

Arkansas Families First is a multidisciplinary behavioral health care group that offers a variety of health services for children, teens and families in Central Arkansas. Our group of independently practicing providers strive to provide the best, most comprehensive care that modern psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and other disciplines have to offer.

Mission

Arkansas Families First is devoted to unlocking the full potential of children and families. We utilize the latest research and the most skilled providers in the service of improving people’s lives. We strive to empower parents and to integrate multiple disciplines in the building of strong families and healthy children.

Our Promise

We take a strengths-based approach utilizing the latest evidence-based treatments and include parents in all aspects of treatment and assessment. We'll find the service and the provider that best fits your family. With our growing list of clinicians, if you are not satisfied with your provider or services will help you make the necessary changes.