Provider News

New Flyer on Psychiatry and Autism Center Locations and Services, Plus Other Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Providers

May 3, 2023

Flyer: Psychiatry and Autism Center services by location

Seattle Children’s provides a wide range of psychiatry and behavioral health services for youth at the main hospital campus, North Clinic in Everett, South Clinic in Federal Way, Seattle Children’s Magnuson and via telehealth.

To help healthcare providers understand at a glance what services are available where, we have created an Autism Center and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Service Locations flyer.

Questions about referring your patient? Seattle Children’s Psychiatry triage team is available to answer providers’ questions about referrals, including the status of a referral that has already been submitted, our services that are currently available and wait times for our services and locations. Contact our PBM Referral Intake Team at 206-987-2164, option 2, or email Our goal is to help you find the appropriate care for your patient, either at Seattle Children’s or elsewhere.

Conversations About Autism – A class series for families

Each month Seattle Children’s offers a new live-streamed “conversation” about a different topic related to autism to support those who wish to better understand the autism spectrum. Sessions feature experts from our region who share their knowledge and perspectives on autism and offer helpful tips for supporting youth and young adults with autism.

The free one-hour sessions are live-streamed and the recordings are posted on our YouTube channel.

Summer sessions:

  • May 18: Supporting Siblings Both On and Off the Spectrum
  • July 20: Framing Your Definitions of Success
  • August 17: Thriving on the Autism and Gender Spectrums

Find the full 2023 schedule at our Conversations About Autism website.

Two FAST trainings in May

The First Approach Skills Training (FAST) team is offering live, interactive provider trainings in managing common youth mental health conditions. FAST programs are designed to offer brief, evidence-based behavioral therapy for youth and families in primary care clinics and other settings where long-term treatment is not usually offered.

The two-hour training is free.

May sessions:


Providers can learn more about FAST and access free assessment tools for initial screening, treatment planning and progress monitoring on the FAST websiteQuestions? Email

“Finding Mental Health Care in Washington State” classes for families, May–July

Seattle Children’s “Finding Mental Health Care in Washington State” class is a free two-part series to help families learn about community mental health resources and connect to care more quickly. Classes are 30 minutes. Families do not need to take Part 1 to take Part 2. Registration is required. Video recordings of the classes, without Q&A, are available on our website in English and Spanish.

Upcoming classes:

  • May 17: Part 1 – Outpatient Services (Spanish)
  • June 21: Part 2 – Higher-Level Services (English)
  • July 19: Part 2 – Higher-Level Services (Spanish)

Please share this class information with any families who may be interested. More information is available on our website.

OBCC’s mindfulness classes: A powerful resource for Black and Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers

The Mindfulness and Compassion Program at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (OBCC) offers free virtual mindfulness sessions to help parents and caregivers learn to calm their mind and cope more effectively with uncertainty and stress. The program is designed to support families and communities who are marginalized with strategies for developing resilience, problem-solving and culturally responsive relationships.

Drop-in classes are available in English (weekly) and Somali (monthly) via Zoom.

The Mindfulness and Compassion Program website lists the complete offerings and includes meditations and other resources for families in English and Spanish.


For more information:

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