Mental Health Committee


The Committee focuses on integrating appropriate mental health evaluation and services into pediatric care, develops and delivers training programs related to mental health, disseminates research information, addresses billing and reimbursement issues for the provision of mental health services, and evaluates available tools and resources.

Resources for Pediatricians

AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

  • Founded in 1960, the SODBP works to optimize the relationship between primary care and subspecialists, provide education and disseminate strategies to support quality clinical practice, and advocate on behalf of children and providers.
  • Includes resources for pediatricians including the ADHD Toolkit and Autism Toolkit.

Mental Health Guide written and maintained by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

  • A guide to navigating mental health systems and services in Texas.

TPS Staff Contact

Kaitlyn Clifton Doerge, MSSW;; 512-370-1503