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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

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Meet the team

Sarah Boman, DNP, PMHNP - Advanced practice provider

Behavioral Health – Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Our partial hospitalization program is a structured mental health treatment designed for kids. Children ages 12-18 who are struggling with emotional and behavioral concerns can participate in the intensive outpatient program during weekdays and return home to their families on evenings and weekends. The goal is to improve mental health symptoms and teach skills necessary for improved function at home and school.

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Meet the team

The integrated behavioral health program and the specialized profressionals at Children’s Minnesota are dedicated to improving kids’ emotional well-being and access to care. Our specialists are experts at helping children manage mental health issues.

Integrated Behavioral Health Program

Recognizing early signs of mental health problems and helping parents know when a behavioral or emotional issue needs professional help are crucial for healthy development and well-being of children and adolescents.

Behavioral Health Program – Spanish

Children’s Mental Health for Primary Care: The School Age Years

May 15, 2020, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., St. Paul

Due to the recent developments and health safety precautions surrounding COVID-19, this event has been rescheduled for May 14, 2021.

Children’s Mental Health for Primary Care: The Early Years

April 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Paul

Join fellow primary care clinicians to learn from local and national experts in pediatric mental health how to address gaps in practice and incorporate new information to effectively manage mental and behavioral health issues in children. We recognize the increasing number of mental health concerns that are managed in the primary care office and aim to support clinician’s ongoing need for further education, training, and access to available local resources.

Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up Clinic

Neurodevelopment is a term that describes how our brains grow and form connections that direct our function and behaviors.  Infants and children with congenital heart defects are at risk for delays in areas such as motor skills, coordination and learning. Early and periodic evaluation is recommended for infants and children with congenital heart conditions to help them develop to their fullest potential.