Primary care clinician telephone consultation with child mental health specialists


Community resource referrals and face-to-face consultations as clinically indicated


Mental health education and training in primary care

Upcoming Meet & Greet

Understanding ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)

Wednesday, September 11, 12pm-1pm

Pediatricians often need to help families negotiate nutrition and meal times. It can be difficult to know when a child is simply “a picky eater” and when the behaviors have crossed the line into something more concerning. This Webinar will assist providers in identifying individuals suffering from ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder) and provide some guidelines as to how to assist these children and their families.

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We understand the challenges you face managing the mental health needs of your patients within a busy practice setting and are here to help!

DC MAP (Mental Health Access in Pediatrics) is a program aimed at improving mental health integration within pediatric primary care. Staffed collaboratively by a team of mental health clinicians (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and a care coordinator) from Children’s National Health System and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, the DC MAP team is excited to offer consultation and training to your practice to help you manage the mental health concerns of your patients and their families.

Please contact us with questions or to learn more.
We look forward to working you!

Watch this video to better understand how to use DC MAP and the role we can play in your practice.

“As a busy community pediatrician, DC MAP has proven to be a reliable resource that helps me connect families directly to mental health services based on age, mental health concern, insurance type and location. It also serves as a great mental health consult service enabling me to discuss basic and complex cases with a psychiatrist.”

– Hope Rhodes, Community Pediatrician
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s National Health System
Community Health Centers at
Martin Luther King and Good Hope Road