Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics

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A developmental-behavioral specialist is a pediatrician with special training and experience who aims to foster understanding and promotion of optimal development of children and families through research, education, clinical care and advocacy efforts. This physician assists in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of developmental difficulties and problematic behaviors in children and in the family dysfunctions that compromise children's development.

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
350 South 400 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-582-5534
Organization Name: The Children's Center
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Address:
350 South 400 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-582-5534
Fax: 801-582-5540
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility:

Young children under age 7, up to 8-9 for autism, sliding scale, Medicaid (SL County), Select Health, United, BCBS, Cigna

Services Provided: Provides comprehensive mental health care to enhance the emotional well being of infants, toddlers, preschoolers struggling with severe behavioral problems. Services include autism therapy, mental health evaluation, therapeutic child care, parent counseling, general counseling, volunteer opportunities, and Evidence-based program models for prevention including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Telehealth options available. Speaks Spanish.COVID-19 UPDATE: Insurance and Medicaid cover telehealth services for families to have therapy from home. As long as telehealth is supported by insurance and Medicaid. Will be offering a mixture of telehealth and onsite options all first time appointments with be via Telehealth.

  • Therapeutic Child Care
  • Counseling/Information Support Volunteer Opportunities
  • Parent Counseling
  • Mental Health Evaluation
  • Autism Therapy
  • General Counseling Services
Provider Profiles:

8:30 - 5:00 M - F

Rebecca J. Dutson, Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Mitchell, PhD, BCBA-D, Senior Program and Operations Director
Joelle Kanshepolsky, MM, Director of Development
Michelle Vo, MD, Interim Medical Director
Malinda Freitag, CMHC, Clinical Director - Salt Lake
Sara Johnson, LCSW, Therapeutic Preschool Program Manager - Salt Lake

Family Resource Facilitators
Second location: 5242 South 4820 West, Kearns, UT 84118 801 966-4251

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/29/2022
3690 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-587-2525
Organization Name: Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Care
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Address:
3690 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-587-2525
Fax: 801-261-0583
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility:

All patients welcome, accept most forms of insurance, Medicaid and CHIP. For uninsured or underinsured, we offer a sliding scale discount based on income. Residents of Salt Lake County.

Services Provided:

Offers a wide range of services including general pediatrics with a focus on children with special health care needs, adolescent health, family medicine, family planning services, an obstetrics/gynecology (Ob/Gyn) clinic and a Teen Mother and Child Program to help promote health during pregnancy.

Other Services in the Building: Holy Cross Ministries, Medicaid Eligibility workers, WIC, Byington Reading Room-Library, Financial Counselors, Mental Health services, High Risk Perinatal, Family Planning, Promotores(as) and Foster Health Care Program.

Provider Profiles:

M - F 8:30 - 5 Near Trax and bus stops (Meadowbrook Station)
Maria Castro Ortiz, Care Coordinator
Trained in Medical Home model 10/10/2007 - 12/31/2014

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/14/2022
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Bldg.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-313-7711
Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
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Address:
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Bldg.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-313-7711
Eligibility: Serves children ages 3 - 18 who are medically complex and have behavioral health-related issues. Accepts private pay, SelectHealth, EMI, PEHP, DMBA, and BlueCross insurance plans. Contact for current information.
Services Provided:

A multidisciplinary outpatient clinic that serves children 3 - 18 who are medically complex and have behavioral health-related issues.

Services Include:

  • Medication management
  • Individual therapy
  • Psychological testing (diagnostic clarification, cognitive, and academic achievement)
  • Neuropsychological testing
Provider Profiles:

M - F 8am - 8pm


John B. Fulton, PhD, ABPP-CN Pediatric Behavioral Health, Neuropsychological evaluations of children and adolescents, and consultation with their families and medical providers.

Laura Bennett Murphy, Ph.D.
Pediatric psychologist, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Family Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Currently training in EMDR for children with trauma or pain

See website or contact for additional provider names and specialties. All providers may not provide all services.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/26/2020
389 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 385-282-2325
Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
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Address:
389 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 385-282-2325
Fax: 385-282-2326
Eligibility: Accepts private pay, several insurance plans, and Medicaid. Financial assistance program offered. Insurance information changes regularly, contact for current information.
Services Provided:

Provides comprehensive care for infants, children, and adolescents through age 21. Offers immunizations, mental health, preventive care, and urgent medical care.

Provider Profiles:

Recognized as a Level 1 Patient-Centered Medical Home practice through the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Lisa Samson-Fang, MD Pediatrics, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

See website or contact for additional provider names and specialties. All providers may not provide all services and ability to accept new patients changes regularly.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 3/9/2021
5770 South 250 East, Suite 290
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-747-8700
Organization Name: Wasatch Pediatrics
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Address:
5770 South 250 East, Suite 290
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-747-8700
Fax: 801-747-8701
Languages Spoken: Spanish, German, call to schedule an interpreter.
Eligibility:

Accepts private pay, private insurance, Medicaid, and CHIP. Contact for current information.

Services Provided:

Provides pediatric care for children and adolescents. Also has offices in Bountiful, Draper, Farmington, Park City, Salt Lake, and West Jordan.

  • General Expectant/New Parent Assistance
  • Psychiatric Case Management
  • General Counseling Services
  • Mental Health Evaluation

Pediatrics' Mental Health Program provides evidence-based behavioral medicine for children and adolescents. Treats children (ages 2-18) that struggle with anxiety, mood, attention, academic, developmental, and behavioral concerns.

Offers a new parents and newborn education classes. Lactation specialist is also available.

Provider Profiles:

Monday - Friday: 8:00A - 5:00P
Monday - Friday Urgent Care 6:00P
Saturday and Sunday Urgent Care Available

Charles Ralston, MD
Board Certified in Pediatrics, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Wasatch Pediatric Neuropsychology

See website or contact for additional provider names and specialties. All providers may not provide all services.

Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/30/2022
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-213-3599
Organization Name: University of Utah Health
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Address:
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-213-3599
Toll Free Phone: 801-662-1000
Fax: 801-587-7539
Eligibility:

Ages 0-21 with complex chronic conditions associated with disabilities and medical complexity, medical fragility, technology-dependencies, psychosocial complexity.

Services Provided:

Provides coordinated and family-centered pediatric health care for children with complex chronic conditions associated with disabilities, technology dependencies, multiple subspecialists, and frequent hospitalizations. 

Conditions Treated:

  • prematurity,
  • congenital anomalies,
  • genetic syndromes,
  • cerebral palsy,
  • brain injuries,
  • spinal cord injuries,
  • neuromuscular disorders, and
  • functional limitations requiring adaptive equipment.
Provider Profiles:

Nancy Murphy, MD, Chief, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Justin Alvey, MD, Pediatrics

PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton and South Davis Community Hospital.
Pediatric Rehabilitation also in Division of Pediatrics Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Utah

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/14/2022
Statewide Provider
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-587-2255
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health
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Address:
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-587-2255
Fax: 801-585-2209
Email: udac@hsc.utah.edu
Services Provided:

Evaluates children with or at risk for developmental delays throughout Utah. Provides developmental assessments and management recommendations for all ages of children and assists families in coordinating child needs. UDAC locations are in Provo and Salt Lake. Programs include Child Development Program (CDP), Heart Center Neurodevelopmental Program (HCNP), and Neonatal Follow-up Program (NFP).

COVID-19 UPDATE: Many services are now available through virtual care. Log into personal MyChart to connect with a provider’s office or ask for telehealth options when scheduling an appointment.

Services Include:

  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
  • Neonatal Care
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Speech and Language Evaluations
  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Family Support Services.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment
Provider Profiles:

Laurie Lesher, Operations Director
Sarah Winter, MD Medical Director, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics
Paul Carbone,MD
Allison Ellzey, MD
Kendra Lystad, MD
Quan-Tuyen Nguyen, MD
Sean Cunningham, PhD, Psychologist
Ashley Stuart, Psychologist
Kelly Stout, Psychologist
Katherine Street, Occupational Therapist
Andrianna Comas, Occupational Therapist
Lauren Ayala, Physical Therapist
Katrina Wheeler, Speech Therapist
Jori Harris, Speech Therapist

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/30/2022
Statewide Provider
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-587-2255
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: University Developmental Assessment Clinics (UDAC), Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health
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Address:
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-587-2255
Fax: 801-585-2209
Email: udac@hsc.utah.edu
Eligibility:

Ages 0 - 21. Provider referral required. Accepts private pay and several insurance plans. 

Services Provided:

Provides clinical assessments, diagnostic services, consulting and case management to any infant, child, or adolescent who may have a developmental need.

Issues Treated:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Speech and hearing concerns
  • Behavioral and emotional challenges
  • Developmental or physical delays
  • Cognitive concerns

Services Include:

  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Family Support through Family Voices
  • Psychology
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/21/2021
Nationwide Provider
6728 Old McLean Village Drive
Mclean, VA 22101
Phone: 703-718-6008
Nationwide Provider
Address:
6728 Old McLean Village Drive
Mclean, VA 22101
Phone: 703-718-6008
Email: info@sdbp.org
Services Provided:

Professional organization for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric professionals.

Online Resources Include:

  • Continuing education
  • Find a Clinician locator for professional services for Pediatric Developmental-Behavioral Health in the United States.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 5/9/2022